ANTHRARC 442 - Ancient Mesopotamia: History and Culture
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Anthropology, Archaeological (ANTHRARC)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
4
Other:
WorldLit
Advisory Prerequisites:
Junior standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

(Graduate students: Please note description for the graduate section of this course ACABS 513 below.)

Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian civilization from the first cuneiform documents (ca. 3100 BC) to the fall of the Neo-Babylonian empire (539 BC); special attention to

  1. the rise and nature of early Mesopotamian city-states;
  2. Mesopotamian economics;
  3. Mesopotamian law;
  4. ethnic relations in Mesopotamia;
  5. Mesopotamia and its neighbors - Egypt, Iran, Israel;
  6. the collapse of Mesopotamian civilization.
Original documents are examined to show methods of interpreting the history and culture of Ancient Mesopotamia.

ACABS 513 meets with ACABS 413 but is intended for graduate students. It will survey Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian civilization from the first written documents (ca. 3100 BC) to the fall of the Neo-Babylonian empire (539 BC). Students will meet with the instructor bi-weekly to discuss readings and topics.

ANTHRARC 442 - Ancient Mesopotamia: History and Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
27531
Open
57
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
27533
Open
16
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
27535
Open
15
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
27537
Open
15
 
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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