Tutorial Ancient Near Eastern History and Culture


Course Objective

In-depth exploration of a topic in ancient Near Eastern history and

Course Content

Students can choose between two topics:
a) a subject concerning Syriac or other Near Eastern Christianities or
Late Antiquity 100-1000 CE (supervised by Bas ter Haar Romeny), or
b) reading Akkadian texts (supervised by K. Kleber or I. Peled).

Teaching Methods


Method of Assessment


Entry Requirements

Choice a: no special requirements;
Choice b: knowledge of Akkadian and cuneiform signs (at least one full


Depends on the chosen topic. Will be announced by the tutor.

Target Audience

MA and ReMa students in Classics and Ancient Civilizations, Ancient
Studies, Ancient History, Theology

Additional Information

This is a tutorial, meaning that there are no regular weekly course
meetings. Students who want to do the tutorial contact the chosen tutor
and discuss a topic with him/her. The student will then work
independently on his/her own, with occasional input from the tutor, and
he/she will deliver a written paper at the end of the term.

General Information

Course Code L_OAMAOHS007
Credits 6 EC
Period P5
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator prof. dr. K. Kleber
Examiner prof. dr. K. Kleber
Teaching Staff prof. dr. K. Kleber

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

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