Elementary Akkadian and A History of Ancient Mesopotamian Literature 2

2019-2020
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Doel vak

After finishing this course, the student will have a basic knowledge of
Akkadian allowing her/him to read a variety of texts with some help,
which includes texts from the Laws of Hammurabi.

Inhoud vak

Teaching of grammar, vocabulary and cuneiform signs. This course
continues and expands on what the students have learned in Elementary
Akkadian 1. Student will read their first "real" texts from the Laws of
Hammurabi.

Onderwijsvorm

Lecture, seminar (werkcollege)

Toetsvorm

Written examination.

Vereiste voorkennis

The course Elementary Akkadian and A History of Ancient Mesopotamian
Literature 1

Literatuur

John Huehnergard, A Grammar of Akkadian (Harvard Semitic Studies).
Atlanta, Georgia.

Doelgroep

Students of Oudheidwetenschappen who specialize in the languages and
cultures of the Near East.
The course can also be taken as an elective by students who meet the
requirements specified above.

Overige informatie

1. Attendance is compulsory.
2. This course is part of a joined programme by the Vrije Universiteit
Amsterdam (VU) and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). It is taught a
UvA location. For the course schedule see https://rooster.uva.nl/

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_AABAOHW107
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P5
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. K. Kleber
Examinator prof. dr. K. Kleber
Docenten prof. dr. K. Kleber

Praktische informatie

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