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141011 UE Reading Classical Literature (2021S)

Arabische Geographen

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 14 participants
Language: German



Das Semester ist derzeit digital geplant.
Do 13:15-14:45
Beginn: 11.03.2021


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction into Arabic geographical texts. Reading (as far as presence is possible, due to Covid 19-situation), translation (in case of digital school, exclusively that) and interpretation of relevant classical Arabic texts originating from different times.

Assessment and permitted materials

Regular active cooperation (and contributions).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Regular participation, absence at most three times. Regular active cooperation and contributions, concluding test. In case of digital school: transfer of the translation exercises. Relation of test : contributions = 10 : 90.

Examination topics

Concluding test: reading (as far as possible), translation (in case of digital school, exclusively that)and interpretation of specific classical Arabic passages on geography.

Reading list

Will be given during the lecture.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: We 21.04.2021 11:26