Problems in Near Eastern Jewish History
The topic this year is the Dhimma, the status of Jews and other non-Muslims in medieval Islam. In addition to reading secondary literature, we will read and discuss primary sources in class.
Sample reading list:
Robert Hoyland, Muslims and Others in Early Islamic Society
B. Lewis, The Jews of Islam
M. Cohen, Under Crescent and Cross
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Knowledge of Arabic required. Students lacking Arabic should speak with Instructor for possible exception..
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