Traversing the Muslim World – Writing Intensive

3 credits

S_A_ST 4850W

South Asia Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as HIST 4850). The traveler’s tale formed an important part of the medieval world’s system of knowledge. The writing intensive discussion-based course examines a wide array of the most influential travelers in Muslim lands such as Ibn Fadlan, Ibn Buttuta, Benjamin of Tudela and Marco Polo.