Klassiek Egyptisch 1

Vakbeschrijving Klassiek Egyptisch 1
Collegejaar: 2012-2013
Studiegidsnummer: 5702VKE1W
Docent(en):
  • Dr. H.M. (Harold) Hays
Voertaal: Nederlands
Blackboard: Ja
EC: 5
Niveau: 200
Periode: Semester 2, Blok III, IV
  • Wel Keuzevak
  • Wel Contractonderwijs
  • Wel Exchange
  • Wel Study Abroad
  • Wel Avondonderwijs
  • Wel A-la-Carte en Aanschuifonderwijs
  • Geen Honours Class

Admission requirements

Prerequisites: successful completion of Inleiding Middelegyptisch and Lectuur Middelegyptisch.

Description

This course is aimed at developing language skills in Old and Middle Egyptian through reading secular hieroglyphic texts from the Old and Middle Kingdoms. The thematic center of gravity is in the development of the ancient Egyptian autobiography, a genre that was carried forward throughout Egyptian history.

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. See timetable.

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.

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

uSis

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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