2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 393 - The Medieval Middle East

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Explores the early history of the Middle East from the 5th to the 10th century. It covers the major political, religious, and social developments from pre-Islamic Arabia, the rise of Islam, the Rightly-Guided caliphate, Umayyads, and Abbasid caliphates. In addition to studying the socio-political history of the region, students will read primary sources in translation. See department chair.