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060038 SE Women in Ancient Judaism until the Arab Conquest (2013W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 03.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 10.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 17.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 24.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 31.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 07.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 14.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Wednesday 12.02. 10:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Friday 14.02. 10:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25

Information

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 and final term paper

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
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, U1-215-1 oder U1-215-2 (als BA-Seminar)
MA: U2-213, U2-313, U2-403

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