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Title:   Ancient Egypt, Civilization of the Nile & Near East (Online)      

Course Number:      ARCH 0026A   
Room: Online

Course Description:
(Cross-listed as HIST 76 and CLS 26.) Survey of roughly 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern civilization spanning c. 3,200 BCE to 651 CE. Analysis of the interrelations between art, architecture, history, and ideology, as preserved in material culture, inscriptions, and literary texts: pyramids, temples, tombs, settlements and cities, exceptional masterpieces and artifacts of daily life. Multiple excursions into religion, diplomacy, hieroglyphic writing, and artistic technique. Examination of the internal and external relations of Egypt in the context of a world system that included the kingdoms and empires of the Near East and the Mediterranean: from the Sumerians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Babylonians, to the Achaemenid Persian Empire, Alexander the Great, and the Imperium Romanum. Includes a field trip to the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts.

  

Instructor: Matthew Harrington           Instructor Website

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, Jun 30, 2017
Day(s): Online           Online Session Times: Anytime
Credit Value: 1          Call Number:      50060

Audit Enroll Option: No                     
Status: Open

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