HDS 1115

History of the Ancient Near East

Gojko Barjamovic


This course provides an overview of the history of the ancient Near East, with a particular focus on ancient Mesopotamia. It begins with the advent of writing in the late fourth millennium B.C.E. and ends with the fall of Babylon to Cyrus the Great, in 539 B.C.E. The course combines archaeological, art historical, and textual data to explore the extraordinarily rich history of this region.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as ANE 100

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0.50 credits
Fall 2014
Tue Thu 11:30am-1pm
FAS Semitic Museum Room 304

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