ISLA 511 Medieval Islam, 10th-12th Century (3 credits)

Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Islamic Studies : Socio-political, religious and intellectual developments in Muslim societies following the weakening of the Arab-Sunni Abbasid Caliphate in Baghdad during the tenth century. Emphasis will be placed on the historical formation and features of the Seljuq and Buyid dynasties as well as the Fatimid Caliphate in Egypt.

Terms: Winter 2020

Instructors: Rula Abisaab (Winter)

  • Prerequisites: Isla 200

  • Restrictions: Not open to students who have take ISLA 511D1/D2