HIST 331: History of the Islamic World to 1800
(3-0) Cr. 3. F.
Prereq: 3 credits of 200-level HIST at Iowa State and sophomore classification.
Survey of the Islamic world from pre-Islamic Arabia to the 19th century covering the life of the Prophet Muhammad, the spread of Islam through the Arab conquests and the Caliphal dynasties of the Umayyads and the Abbasids, the Mongol conquests, Turkic migrations from Central Asia, and the rise of the Ottoman Empire.