NES 502 / MED 502

An Introduction to the Islamic Scholarly Tradition

Michael A. Cook

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The course offers a hands-on introduction to such basic genres of medieval scholarship as biography, history, tradition, and Koranic exegesis, taught through the intensive reading of texts, mostly in Arabic. The syllabus varies according to the interests of the students and the instructor.

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