MELANG 440 - Coptic I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Middle East Languages (MELANG)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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May not be repeated for credit.
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In this course, students will learn to read Coptic, the latest stage of the ancient Egyptian language. Coptic is important for the study of Christianity in Egypt, with a rich body of indigenous literature as well as a significant corpus of early Christian texts translated from the Greek and a substantial number of non-literary, documentary texts. Students will concentrate on the grammar and vocabulary of the Sahidic dialect of Coptic in this course.

Course Requirements:

Students will complete the work in Layton's Coptic in 20 Lessons; there will be multiple quizzes, a mid-term exam, and a final exam

Intended Audience:

Those interested in the ancient world, Egypt, or early Christianity and want to learn a new language.

Class Format:

Two 90-minute meetings weekly

MELANG 440 - Coptic I
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001 (REC)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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