This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !
The course deals with a series of themes concerning the various Mediterranean civilisations, with a view to the points of convergence or influence. It will examine the religions of Syria-Levant, Anatolia, Egypt and Etruria, and their relations with Greek and Latin religions.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end of this course, the student will be familiar with a rigorous scientific approach to the textual and iconographic sources at the base of our knowledge.
- the religions of Anatolia and Syria-Levant and their relations with Greek and/or Egyptian world.
- the Amarnian religion in the context of the reign of Akhenaton in parallel with the monotheist religion of Moses;
- Etruscan religion and its links with the Greco-Roman world;
- the question of the Cretan and Egyptian labyrinths, on the basis of texts (notably the myth of Theseus) and ancient iconography;
- issues on Roman religion (the Great Mother of the Gods).
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course is given by means of a Power-point, copiously illustrated, which includes both texts and images. It is intended to inspire a broader reflection in the student.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Oral exam, on the basis of a pre-prepared written text.