ACABS 511 - Introduction to Sumerian
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies (ACABS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
3
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will provide an introduction to Sumerian, the earliest written language in the world. The main focus will be on the grammar, primarily morphology, and on the structure of the cuneiform writing system. Simple texts will be read in class and analyzed. In addition, the course will provide basis information on the history and culture of early Mesopotamia. A basic knowledge of the cuneiform script is required, but interested beginners should contact the instructor.

Students will need two books: Marie-Louise Thomsen's The Sumerian Language, and Konrad Volk's A Sumerian Reader.

ACABS 511 - Introduction to Sumerian
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001 (REC)
P
40471
Open
5
 
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W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
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