Classics and Ancient Civilizations: Assyriology, 2016-2017
Assyriology is a specialization of the Master’s program in Classics and Ancient Civilizations. This Master program is unique in the Netherlands in the breadth of its subject matter, the historical periods covered and the multidisciplinary approach of its study. Characteristic for the Master is its focus on reading ancient texts in their original languages, and discussing the different interpretations the texts allow.
The student may specialize in one of four tracks:
Students choose 30 ec in total (February 2016 start: 10 ec).
|Tutorial Akkadian||1||I, II||10||500|
|The Sumerian Language: Structure and Analysis||1||I, II||10||500|
|Advanced Sumerian||1||I, II||10||500|
|The Gilgamesh Epic in Context||1||I, II||10||600|
|Amarna Seminar||1||I, II||10||500|
|Hittite: Structure and Analysis||1||I, II||5||500|
|MA Thesis Classics and Ancient Civilizations (incl. seminar)||2||III, IV||20||600|
Elective (10 EC): select one of these courses:
|Priests and Temples: Babylonian Religion in Practice||2||III, IV||10||500|
|Trade and Economy in Ancient Mesopotamia and Anatolia||2||III, IV||10||600|
|The Written Legacy of Hittite Anatolia||2||III, IV||10||500|
|Anatolian Historical Linguistics||2||III, IV||5||500|
The courses below are offered by the specializations Classics (History) and Egyptology and are accessible for all students in the (Research) MA program Classics and Ancient Civilizations. The courses are not part of the regular MA program of your own specialization, but can be taken as extra curricular courses.
|Introduction to Middle Egyptian||1||I, II||10||400|
|Selected Topics in Egyptian Archaeology||1||I, II||5||400|
|Between Jerusalem and Rome: Judaism and Christianity in the First Century||2||III, IV||10||500|