MES 321K • ISLAM SPAIN/ N AFRICA TO 1492
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
An introduction to the impact of Islam on Spain and North Africa, with emphasis on social, economic, and cultural development. The interplay of Christian, Jewish, and Islamic cultures as well as Western views of Islam in the medieval period will also be treated.
Mid-term and final, 70% One short paper, 30%
Abdallah Laroui, The History of the Maghrib, Trans. R. Manheim Thomas F. Glick, Islamic and Christian Spain in the Early Middle Ages The Song of Roland, Trans D. L. Sayers