Ancient culture studies 210

Module code AKG 210
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Interpretation of written remains
A selection of ancient Near Eastern (namely Mesopotamian, Syria-Palestinian and Egyptian) and ancient Greek and Roman myths and typical mythological themes are studied against their proper cultural and historical background. Some of the different methods of interpretation for myths that will be dealt with include ancient and current approaches. This is done in order to indicate ancient myths’ influence on contemporary society.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites AKG 110 or 120
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Ancient and Modern Languages and Cultures
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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