Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2400409
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: History
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course will provide a survey of political and religious movements beginning with pre-Islamic Arabia, birth of Islam, and a brief survey of other contributors to Islamic History such as Buwayhids and Seljuks. The themes of the subject will be religion, culture, social structure and language both before and after the birth of Islam. A special attention will be given the Umayyad period and the Abbasid periods.