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2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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HIST 346 - Societies and Cultures of the Ancient Near East


The course constitutes a historical overview of the societies and cultures of Egypt, the Mediterranean World and the Middle East, from the emergence of urban society in Iraq in the fourth millennium BCE to the rise and fall of the great empires of Babylon, Assyria, the Hitties, Archaemenid Persia, Greece and Rome. Special attention will be paid to the position of Ancient Egyptian civilization within the wider context of Ancient Near Eastern History.
Prerequisites
Prerequisites: HIST/EGPT 243 and 244, or instructor’s consent
Cross-listed
Same as EGPT 346
When Offered
Offered occasionally.
(3 cr.)



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