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HIS 339Q HISĀ 339Q. Medieval Middle East History in One Hundred Objects. 3 Hours.

Same as Art History 328L, Islamic Studies 373 (Topic 21), and Middle Eastern Studies 343 (Topic 11). Survey the history of the medieval Middle East, from the period of Late Antiquity (in the seventh century) to the rise of early modern empires of the Safavids, Ottomans, and Mughals (in the seventeenth century), through close examination of the meaning and significance of 100 objects. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 328L, 363 (Topic: Mid East Hist in 100 Objects), History 339Q, 364G (Topic: Mid East Hist in 100 Objects), Islamic Studies 373 (Topic: Mid East Hist in 100 Objects), 373 (Topic 21), Middle Eastern Studies 343 (Topic: Mid East Hist in 100 Objects), 343 (Topic 11). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.