Klassiek Egyptisch 2

Vakbeschrijving Klassiek Egyptisch 2
Collegejaar: 2011-2012
Studiegidsnummer: 5703VKE2W
Docent(en):
  • Dr. H.M. Hays
Voertaal: Nederlands
Blackboard: Ja
EC: 5
Niveau: 300
Periode: Semester 1, Blok I, II
  • Wel Keuzevak
  • Wel Contractonderwijs
  • Wel Exchange
  • Wel Study Abroad
  • Geen Avondonderwijs
  • Wel A-la-Carte en Aanschuifonderwijs
  • Geen Honours Class

Admission requirements

Students who wish to take this course must have successfully completed the course Klassiek Egyptisch I 5702VKE1W.

Description

This course develops skills in reading hieroglyphic texts of considerable literary merit from the classical stages of the ancient Egyptian language, including Old Egyptian and Middle Egyptian. The texts read in the course will center on one or more themes found in texts in the Pyramid and Coffin Texts.

Course objectives

At the end of this course, students will have developed their practical knowledge of grammar and extended their Egyptian vocabularies. They will also be able to synthesize ideas built out of primary and secondary sources.

Timetable

First semester, blocks 1 and 2, meeting once per week. Timetables

Mode of instruction

Tutorial.

Assessment method

  • Mid-term examination: 35%. Final examination: 65%.
  • The mid-term and final examinations will involve the transliteration, translation, and parsing of hieroglyphic texts.
  • The final examination cannot be taken by a student who has missed more than two (2) classes without special approval of the “examencommissie.”

Blackboard

Detailed course information, reading materials, and hieroglyphic texts are distributed through Blackboard

Reading list

Reading materials and hieroglyphic texts are distributed through Blackboard.

Registration

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Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply.

Contact information

The instructor Dr H.M. Hays.

Remarks

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