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HIST3490

European Encounter with Islam
Painting of a Muslim and a Christian playing chess in a tent
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Examines the contested encounter between Europe and the Islamic World, from the medieval period until the present day. Topics will include the origins of Christianity and Islam; conquest and reconquest in the medieval era; the Habsburg-Ottoman rivalry; Orientalism; and the Christian-Muslim frontier in the modern period.

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