Ancient culture studies 110

Module code AKG 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

An introduction to the ancient world I: the ancient Near East
Various facets of the ancient Mesopotamian, Syria-Palestinian and Egyptian cultures are dealt with in broad outline. Examples that are dealt with can include the following, namely geography, worldviews, history, literature, daily life, customs, values, religion and mythology. Examples of ancient cultures whose characteristics can be investigated range from the Sumerians, the Assyrians, the Babylonians, the Persians, the Canaanites, the Israelites and the Egyptians from their origin Before the Common Era to the beginning of the Common Era.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
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

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