May 12, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HIST 3562 - Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the History of Medieval Spain

Covers the history of the Iberian peninsula from late antiquity to the Renaissance, focusing especially on the political cultural interactions of the Christians, Jews, and eventually Muslims under Visigothic Kings, the rise of the Cordoban Caliphate, and the process of Christian Reconquest. Particular attention is given to the internal state of “convivencia” - Living together of Christians, Jews and Muslims - as well as the relationship of Iberia to the wider European World.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Ability to interpret and analyze historical sources.
  • Improvement of research and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of the chronological development of the Iberian peninsula from 500 -1500.
  • Knowledge of the political and cultural contributions of medieval Spain.
  • Understanding of the importance of cross-cultural contact and conflict in the medieval era.

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