Introduction to the Study of the Near East and Ancient Egypt

lglor1110  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Introduction to the Study of the Near East and Ancient Egypt
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Language
French
Prerequisites
None
Main themes
The course deals with:
1. Basic knowledge of the Ancient Near East (Assyriology and Hittitology);
2. Basic knowledge of Ancient Egypt (Egyptology and Coptology).
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course te student will have acquired a basic knowledge of the Ancient Near East and of Ancient Egypt. This process wil be realized through a multi-disciplinary approach.
 
Content
For each of the two parts:
- History of the discipline and decryption of writing;
- Heuristics and visit of the specialized library;
- Deepening of the discovery of the scriptures;
- Initiation to language / languages;
- Overview of the literature;
- Notions of Religion.
Teaching methods
The course is given by means of ppt that are well illustrated, including maps, texts and pictures.
Evaluation methods
Oral exam, based on a written preparation. The student will be questioned successively by the two teachers.
Online resources
See Moodle
Bibliography
Les titres utiles sont donnés au cours.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Learning outcomes
Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome