The Heritage of Asian Civilizations: Persians, Arabians and Indians

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GCHC1045 HIST (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

GCHC1045 aims to acquaint students with the cultural achievements of some Asia’s oldest nations, including the Persians, the Indians and the Arabs, and their persistent influence in the contemporary world. In addition to investigating into their art, architecture, myths, religions, science, philosophy and literature, etc., this course strives to show how they were transmitted to different parts of the world. It is hoped that students, after taking this course, will be able to appreciate the Asian traditions and to analyze some current issues in Asia from cultural perspectives.

What do the students say about this course?

The professor teaches very well and has passion in nurturing students. We can learn the culture of ancient asia step by step in different divisions; explore our interests of learning history; and learn lots of art styles in this course.

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Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.