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060033 VO STEOP: Egyptian History and Archaeology (2017W)

From Prehistory to the Middle Kingdom

STEOP

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Changes in the schedule are possible end of October /beginning of November, due to a planned travel to Egypt. Changes will be announced in due time.

Monday 02.10. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 09.10. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 16.10. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 23.10. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 06.11. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 13.11. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 20.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Friday 24.11. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 27.11. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 04.12. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Monday 11.12. 13:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course provides an overview of the most important historical and cultural developments in Egypt from prehistoric times until the end of the Middle Kingdom around 1750 BC. In addition, it deals with the geographic conditions that helped shaping the ancient Egyptian civilisation. Target is to resume the chronological backbone of the respective period and important groups of archaeological sources.
Additional resources will be offered via Moodle.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participants should have acquired a robust knowledge of the most important developments in Egyptian history and culture until the end of the Middle Kingdom. They shoule be able to provide historical and chronological context for cultural key phenomena.

Examination topics

course

Reading list

Basic:
Ausgangsliteratur:
Ian Shaw (Ed.) The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt, 2000 (Paperback/e-book, from 9 Euro)
Regine Schultz (Ed.), Ägypten. Die Welt der Pharaonen, Könemann 2007 (Paperback, ab 3 Euro)
Beckerath, J., von, 1997, Chronologie des pharaonischen Ägypten. Die Zeitbestimmung der ägyptischen Geschichte von der Vorzeit bis 332 v. Chr., (Mainz, 1997).
Alan Lloyd (Ed.) A Companion to Ancient Egypt, Volume 1, Wiley Blackwell, 2010 (at the Institut).
Further literature will be announced in the course

Association in the course directory

PB-1, EC-Pflichtmodul

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