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Course Title[Course Code]:Mediterranean islands in the Middle Ages[MAHI 6110]

Faculty: Arts
Department: History
Program: Mediaeval history
Compulsory / Elective:Elective
Postgraduate(Not Available-Not Available)
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the 1- The location the island of Cyprus and Crete, Sicily, and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea 2- The island of Cyprus and its role in the historical events, especially between Byzantium and Muslims during Crusade campaigns on the East 3- Crete history in the Middle Ages and its attitude toward Byzantium throughout middle ages periods of history 4- Subordination of Sicily and southern Italy for the Islamic rule in the Middle Ages until the Norman`s control 5- Sicily as a gateway of the Islamic civilization to Europe 6- Balearic Islands and its relation to Islamic history and its role during the Muslim rule of Andalusia