GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCESMIDDLE EAST STUDIES

MES509 RELIGIOUS DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST IN LATE ANTIQUITY

Course Code: 8320509
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 10.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Masters
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

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Course Content

The course will cover development in the beliefs, practices and seets of religious communities in the Middle East in Late Antiquity.The emphasis will be on the developments in judaism ,Zoroastrianism,Christianity, Gnosticism, and Manichacism in this period and how they shaped the world in which Islamic thought and culture later developed. In addition, the relevance of these historical developments and contemporary events will also be examined.

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