Course: HIST 424. A History of the Medieval Middle East, 600-1258 (3)
Preparatory: HIST 185. This course will trace the development of religion, government, culture and society in the Middle East in the Early Islamic period (600-1258 CE). This course will first focus on Islamic conceptions of religion, law and government. It will then examine the effect that these conceptions had on the Muslim community and on the communities of conquered peoples in the Middle East during this period. Available for graduate credit.