Middle East: Religions and Early History
This course gives an overview of the historical development in the Middle East and North Africa from approximately 1800 BCE to 1500 CE.
The course also covers the three Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam), their history, tenets of belief, holy scriptures, rites and central doctrinal groupings.
Lectures and seminars.
Course details and resources
The course details and resources can be found in the learning platform Athena
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The course is examined on the basis of one group-presentations, one essay and one written exam at the end of the course.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
The course literature can be found in the learning platform Athena