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The Making of the Muslim Middle East (550‐1350 C.E.)

Image of the interior of the Mosque of Cordoba

This course examines a formative period of Islamic society: the transformations of the late antique Near East to the Muslim Middle East. The course covers the period of the rise of Islam to the consequences of the Mongol conquests. It surveys the social, political, cultural and religious history of a civilization spanning Spain to Central Asia.

Department of History, Queen's University

49 Bader Lane, Watson Hall 212
Kingston ON K7L 3N6




Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.