JUDAIC 417 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Section: 001 Archaeology of the Biblical World: The Middle Bronze Age through the Iron Age II
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
May be elected three times for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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This course will cover the Middle Bronze Age (roughly 2,000 B.C.E.) through the end of the Iron Age (sixth century B.C.E.) in Israel and the Biblical World. Students will be introduced to the archaeology of Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, and Cyprus. The empires of Egypt, Assyria and the Hittites will also be covered. We will cover themes including the regeneration of complex society and urbanism, empire-building, and socio-political collapse. The emergence of new ethnic groups, such as the Philistines, Israelites, Phoenicians, and Aramaeans, will be examined as they prosper and collapse throughout the Iron Age. Early Israelite history from its beginnings to the Babylonian Exile will be examined within its respective biblical and ancient Near Eastern contexts.

JUDAIC 417 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Meets with Judaic 517, HJCS 491/591, and ACABS 491/591
002 (SEM)
W 4:00PM - 7:00PM
003 (LEC)
Th 11:00AM - 2:00PM
004 (SEM)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with HJCS 491
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ISBN: 1589832779
The quest for the historical Israel : debating archaeology and the history of early Israel : invited lectures delivered at the Sixth Biennial Colloquium of the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism, Detroit, October 2005, Author: by Israel Finkelstein and Amihai Mazar ; edited by Brian B. Schmidt., Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature 2007
ISBN: 030014007X
Archaeology of the land of the Bible., Author: by Amihai Mazar., Publisher: Yale University Press 2007
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