Master Seminar Akkadian 2A

2018-2019
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Doel vak

Training of language skills, reinforcement of detailed historical
knowledge.

Inhoud vak

The topics of this course change yearly so that Research Master students
can participate in both years. Master Seminar 2A (L_OAMAOHS002) is a
variant to Master Seminar 2B (L_OAMAOHS005). The two courses will be
offered in alternating years. In 2018-19 you will get an introduction to
Sumerian, the language that lies at the basis of the later Akkadian
writing system and that has influenced the Akkadian language because of
the close interaction between the two languages in the third millennium
BC.

Onderwijsvorm

Reading and research seminar (2 hours per week). It is a combination of
lecture and reading, independent research by the students and discussion
seminar.

Toetsvorm

Take home exam (= term paper).

Vereiste voorkennis

An absolute requirement is to have successfully followed the course
Master Seminar 1B offered in period 1 in 2018/19. A knowledge of
cuneiform and Akkadian is recommended. Students without this knowledge
can participate but should contact the instructor before the summer
break (i.e. latest in June 2018).

Literatuur

You will receive reading material from the instructor. Details will be
announced via Canvas.

Doelgroep

Master and Research Master Ancient Studies, students interested in
ancient languages and cultures

Overige informatie

The course will alternate with Master Seminar Akkadian 2B
(L_OAMAOHS005). This course 2A will be offered in 2018-19.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_OAMAOHS002
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. K. Kleber
Examinator prof. dr. K. Kleber
Docenten prof. dr. K. Kleber

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