Course ObjectiveAcquisition of the ability to read easy Sumerian texts.
Course ContentYou will continue learning the grammar and the writing system of
Sumerian, but now you will also start reading the first Sumerian texts.
Teaching MethodsMostly seminar (reading texts that students prepare at home before the
class meetings), occasionally lecture-parts.
Method of AssessmentTake-home exam (term paper)
Entry RequirementsSuccessfull accomplishment of Sumerian 1 (offered in period 1 of
LiteratureWill be announced via Canvas.
Target AudienceBA-students in Ancient Studies, History, Religion, Linguistics. Students
interested in ancient languages.
Recommended background knowledgeI recommend a knowledge of Akkadian and cuneiform. Students who do not
have this, should contact the instructor latest in June 2018 in order to
receive self-study material for the summer.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||prof. dr. K. Kleber|
|Examiner||prof. dr. K. Kleber|
prof. dr. K. Kleber
You need to register for this course yourself
Last-minute registration is available for this course.
|Teaching Methods||Seminar, Lecture|
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