History and Culture of the Ancient Near East

2018-2019
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Doel vak

The course aims to give you a thorough overview of Ancient Near Eastern
(in particular, but not exclusively Mesopotamian) history.

Inhoud vak

You will learn the most important historical periods from the Neolithic
period (ca. 10.000 BC) down to the death of Alexander the Great (323
BC). In the historical part we will focus on the political organization
and the inner and outer conflicts that states had to face. Furthermore,
you will learn about the ancient culture of the Near East: the
organization of temples and their cult, the palaces and their personnel,
family life, profession and class, women and their position in society,
as well as the economic structures and trade.

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures with the possibility for questions

Toetsvorm

Written exam

Vereiste voorkennis

None

Literatuur

M. Van de Mieroop, 2016: A History of the Ancient Near East (3rd
edition), Wiley Blackwell

Doelgroep

ACASA students and other interested students

Overige informatie

Attendance is compulsory

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_AABAOHW202
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1
Vakniveau 200
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. R. de Boer
Examinator dr. R. de Boer
Docenten dr. R. de Boer

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