Abbasid Revolution, Baghdad, Organization of the Caliphate
Samarra (Iraq), the Great Mosque
- Read: Kennedy, pp. 122-155
- Read 2 of the following, and submit one form - due Sunday February
- Richard Hodges and David
Whitehouse, "The Abbasid Caliphate" from their Mohammed, Charlemagne &
The Origins of Europe. Study Guide for Hodges
- David J. Wasserstein.
"The Caliphal Institution in al-Andalus until 422/1031" from his The
Caliphate in the West. Study Buide for Wasserstein.
- C. E. Bosworth, "The Concept
of Dhimma in Early Islam," in Benjamin Braude and Bernard Lewis (eds),
Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Empire: The Functioning of a Plural Society,
vol. I. Study Guide for Bosworth.