Week 1 The Emergence of Islam (1)

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Week 1 Primary Sources: 380 CE Ammianus Marcellinus’ Account of the Bedouin 622 CE Charter of Medina Terms: Zoroaster, Monophysite, Sasanid, muruwwa, Ka’ba, Hijra, Five Pillars Discussion Topics: How did physical geography shape the culture of Arabia? How did the interests of the Byzantine Empire and the Sasanids affect the tribes of Arabia? Why did the Meccans view Mohammed as a threat? Were their fears justified? How does Islam relate to the other major Abrahamic faiths?
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Achaemenid Empire c. 550-331 BC
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Ahura Mazda
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2011 for the course HIST E104 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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