Ten Moments that made the Middle East
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course explores ten distinct events that contributed to the formation of the Middle East as we know it. Throughout, we examine just how important religion has been to the history of the region. Events include the Fall of Jerusalem to Crusaders, the Fall of Constantinople, the establishment of Israel, the Iranian Revolution, and Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait. {G}