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144005 VO Islamic History II (tarih al-islam) (2022S)



Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 50 participants
Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 18.03. 14:00 - 18:00 Digital
Saturday 19.03. 14:00 - 18:00 Digital
Saturday 21.05. 11:00 - 18:00 Digital
Friday 27.05. 14:00 - 20:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

- Deepening knowledge of historical, social and political contexts from a transregional perspective.
- Providing a differentiated view of Muslims, their history, culture and civilization.
- Acquisition of historical background information that led to the formation of religious doctrines, beliefs and world views in the Islamic world.
- Gaining insight into the rich and diverse Islamic intellectual history.

Lecture as well as close reading of texts on the different subjects followed by discussion and reflection on the studied material.

Assessment and permitted materials


Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Für eine positive Beurteilung sind mind. 50 Punkte erforderlich.
Sehr Gut: 100-90
Gut: 89-76
Befriedigend: 75-60
Genügend: 59-50
Nicht Genügend: 49-0

Examination topics

Course content.
Literature (relevant to the exam) will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Reading list

Reading material (for preparation):
- Elger, Ralf (Hg.): Kleines Islamlexikon. Geschichte, Alltag, Kultur, München 2008.
- Krämer, Gudrun, Geschichte des Islam, 2. Auflage, München 2007.

Association in the course directory

APM 04.1A

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