A Classical Islamic Education: Readings in Arabic Literature

COLT 1310E S01 [CRN: 15141]

This seminar introduces students to the essential texts of a classical education in the Arabic-Islamic world. What works of poetry, literary criticism, belletristic prose, biography, geography, history, and other disciplines were considered staples of a well-rounded education in medieval Baghdad, Cairo, Damascus, or Fez? Emphasis will be placed on close and patient readings of primary sources. At least two years of Arabic required.
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
12
Primary Instructor
Meetings
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Wed - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
17 (Dec 18, 2014 9:00am)