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141141 VO Ge'ez II (2021S)



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Language: English

Examination dates



Das Semester ist derzeit digital geplant.
Do 16:45-18:15
Beginn: 11.03.2021


Aims, contents and method of the course

In the first part of this course we will cover the more advanced grammar of Ge'ez. The second part will be devoted to reading selections of Ge'ez literature, including hagiographic texts, royal chronicles, and inscriptions.

Assessment and permitted materials

At the end of the semester (Thursday, 24 June), there will be a final exam, which will consist of a short selection from a Ge'ez text to be translated into English or German. A supplementary word-list will be provided and students are allowed full access to all power-points and class notes, as well as any grammars. Apart from Moodle, no use of the internet is allowed, however.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Grading will be based solely on the final exam. Class participation is, however, strongly recommended as this will better prepare students for the exam.

The grading system is as follows:

5) 0-52: not enough
4) 53-65: enough
3) 66-77: satisfactory
2) 78-90: good
1) 91-100: very good

Students who score a 5 are required to retake the exam.

Examination topics

See above under "Art der Leistungskontrolle".

Reading list

Unser Lehrbuch für diesen Kurs ist Stephan Prochazkas "Altäthiopische Studiengrammatik". Sobald wir fertig mit diesem Lehrbuch sind, werden PDFs von Ge'ez Texten auf Moodle hinzugefügt. Dies sind erforderliche Lesungen. Regelmäßig wird der Professor ergänzende (aber nicht erforderliche) Lesungen, die verschiedene Aspekte der altäthiopische Philologie behandeln und / oder Artikel über die äthiopische Geschichte und Kultur, die für Ge'ez relevant sind auf Moodle hinzufügen.

Association in the course directory

WM-12, MA-AO

Last modified: We 21.04.2021 11:26