Peter Der Manuelian
This language course explores the fundamentals of Middle Egyptian, the classical stage of Egyptian hieroglyphs used throughout much of ancient Egyptian history. Lessons in the Egyptian writing system, grammar, and culture, with weekly vocabulary and exercises, will introduce the language and verbal system in a systematic fashion. By the end of the semester, students may begin to read selections from Egyptian classic stories and historical texts. Visits to the Semitic Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in order to read ancient hieroglyphic inscriptions on the original monuments, may also be included. Note: Continues fall 2013 semester as HDS 4121 (Egyptian Ab).
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 20 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Egyptian Aa
Mon Wed 1:30pm-3pm
FAS 1 Bow Street Room 330
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|Language Course Designation(s)||Basic language course|