2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
HNR 209 - Islamic Middle East I: The Classical Period
Course examines the historical and literary context from the pre-Islamic period through the Ottoman era. It begins with a background of history, religions, and literature before the birth of Muhammad, then focuses on the impact of Islam in Arabia and, later, on the Middle East and beyond. Fulfills Foundations - Philosophy and Literature. Fulfills Foundations - Historical Perspectives. Offered fall semester. Corequisites: HNR 209 and HNR 210 must be taken concurrently.