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060027 SE Women in Ancient Judaism (2018S)

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Language: German

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Wednesday 07.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 14.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 11.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 18.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 25.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 09.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 16.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 23.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 30.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 06.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 13.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 20.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 27.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17

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Aims, contents and method of the course

What was the role of women in Ancient Judaism? This semiar studies the reception of biblical matriarchs, legendary heroines like Ruth and Esther, the manuscript finds from Qumran and other sites around the Dead Sea. Women like Babatha, the Jewish Queen Alexandra Salome, illustrate how Jewesses lived and thrived in the ancient male dominated world.

Assessment and permitted materials

Presentation as well as active and regular attendance

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

By the end of the term, students will understand the role of women in Ancient Judaism and will be able to study the ancient sources critically.

Examination topics

Analysis and discussion of key sources, oral presentations, and written papers of the participants

Reading list

A. Bach (Hg.), Women in the Hebrew Bible, 1999
B. Halpern Amaru, The Empowerment of Women in the Book of Jubilees, 1999
T. Ilan, Silencing the Queen, 2006
S.L. James and S. Dillon, eds., A Companion to Women in the Ancient World, 2012.
I. Sassoon, The Status of Women in Jewish Tradition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2011
C. Wassen, Women in the Damascus Document, 2006

Association in the course directory

BA: U1-215
MA: U2-313

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