NMC348Y1: History of Iran: From the Sasanians to the Safavids


Examines the political history and cultural legacy of the Sasanian empire and transmission of Persian concepts of kingship, administration, and social organization into Islamic civilization, Perso-Islamic cultural synthesis under the Samanids, the interaction between nomadic and sedentary cultures under the rule of Turkic and Turko-Mongolian dynasties, and the Safavid state.


Any half-credit course in the history of the ancient or early Islamic world offered by academic units within the Faculty of Arts & Science

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Society and its Institutions (3)