International and Area Studies

Readings in Classical Near Eastern Texts

Readings in Classical Near Eastern Texts
Reading and analyzing major ancient Near Eastern texts in English translation. Methodology for dealing with potential biblical parallels.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall even years
 ProgramsContaining ANES 332
Course Outcomes: 

Working with Texts

Students will be able to competently read, analyze, and communicate about Classical Near Eastern texts.

Contextualizing Texts

Extrapolate cultural and historical information from primary texts, while accurately placing them in their original historical and cultural context.

Scholarship on Classical Near Eastern Texts

Critically analyze and write about scholarly theories on major Classical Near Eastern texts.