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140111 PS Akkadian Reading I: Old Babylonian Letters (2018W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Voraussetzung: AO-2
Voraussetzungen im BA-NEU ab WS 17/18: STEOP und AO-2

Details

max. 12 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 10.10. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 17.10. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 24.10. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 31.10. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 07.11. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Thursday 08.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 14.11. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 21.11. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 28.11. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 05.12. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 09.01. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 16.01. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 23.01. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22
Wednesday 30.01. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum Assyrica UniCampus Hof 4 2D-O1-22

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will deal with a selection of Old Babylonian letters written in Akkadian. The course's aim is to improve the students' knowledge of Akkadian grammar and of the cuneiform script and to introduce them to Old Babylonian archival texts.

Assessment and permitted materials

The texts will be read in class; students are required to prepare for this; in addition, they will give short presentations on pertinent topics (Edition and commentary of an Old Babylonian letter). On midterm an assessment of the students' progress will take place (translation of extracts from Old Babylonian letters that have been read in class)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

40% of the evaluation will depend on the quality of the indivual preparation of the texts (transliteration, translation, grammatical analysis); 30% will depend on the degree and quality of the individual participation in class discussions; 20% will depend on the quality of a short individual presentation on a pertinent topic; 10% will depend on a midterm assessment of the individual progress.

Examination topics

the texts will be read in class; students are required to prepare for this and be ready to partecipate actively in the discussions held in class. Paleography and questions of Akkadian grammar will represent the focus of the discussion. In addition, they will give short presentations on pertinent topics (Edition and commentary of an Old Babylonian letter). On midterm an assessment of the students' progress will take place (translation of extracts from Old Babylonian letters that have been read in class).

Reading list

detaillierte Literaturangaben werden am Semesteranfang zur Verfügung gestellt.

Association in the course directory

AO-3

Last modified: We 30.01.2019 12:07