CLCIV 328 - Ancient Languages and Scripts
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Requirements & Distribution:
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May not be repeated for credit.
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Topics covered include the origin and development of writing; the history of the decipherment of certain scripts; the recovery of the pronunciation and structure of dead languages; how we figure out what texts in dead languages say; and, ancient views on language, etymology, and language change.

Course Requirements:

Lecture attendance; readings and homeworks; midterm and final exams; researched mini-paper

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates interested in language and writing, especially in antiquity. No knowledge of any ancient language or of linguistics needed.

Class Format:


CLCIV 328 - Ancient Languages and Scripts
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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