History of Pharaonic Egypt

lglor2512  2023-2024  Louvain-la-Neuve

History of Pharaonic Egypt
5.00 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2023-2024 !

It is advisable that the student possesses an elementary knowledge of Egyptian Language.
Main themes
In-depth study of the civilization of Pharaonic Egypt, thanks to the examination of questions relating to its history, approached from textual, archaeological and iconographic sources.
Learning outcomes

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

1 become familiar with a rigorous scientific approach carried out from the sources;
2 critically approach the writings relating to the history of Pharaonic Egypt.
1. questions of royal succession;
2. Egypt's relations with the Hittites in the 19th Dynasty (notably the Qadesh battle of Ramesses II);
3. relations between Egypt and Nubia, from the beginnings to the Meroitic kingdom;
4. expeditions to Punt and Sinai, from the Old Kingdom.
Teaching methods
The course is delivered by means of extensively illustrated ppt, including maps, texts and images.
Evaluation methods
Oral exam, on the basis of written preparation.
Online resources
The Moodle server provides the ppts of the course.
La bibliographie sera fournie au cours pour chaque question étudiée.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [120] in History

Master [60] in History

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies