Semitics (SEMITIC)

Courses

SEMITIC 100A Aramaic 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Biblical and Ancient Aramaic, including study of the Aramaic parts of Daniel and Ezra and the inscriptions and papyri from Syria, Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Persian Empire. Sequence begins Fall.

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SEMITIC 100B Aramaic 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Biblical and Ancient Aramaic, including study of the Aramaic parts of Daniel and Ezra and the inscriptions and papyri from Syria, Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Persian Empire. Sequence begins Fall.

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SEMITIC 205A Ugaritic 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Ugarit language and literature with stress on comparative morphology and lexicography. Sequence begins Fall.

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SEMITIC 205B Ugaritic 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2010
Ugarit language and literature with stress on comparative morphology and lexicography. Sequence begins Fall.

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SEMITIC 209A Northwest Semitic Epigraphy 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
This two course sequence will study the epigraphic remains of the Northwest Semitic languages. First semester will study inscriptions in Hebrew. Second semester topics will vary from year to year. Possible topics include: Canaanite dialects; El-Amarna Akkadian; Eblaite. The inscriptions will be studied both from the perspective of the comparative history of the Northwest Semitic languages and also for
their relevance in illuminating contemporaneous history and culture.
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SEMITIC 209B Northwest Semitic Epigraphy 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2009, Spring 2006
This two course sequence will study the epigraphic remains of the Northwest Semitic languages. First semester will study inscriptions in Hebrew. Second semester topics will vary from year to year. Possible topics include: Canaanite dialects; El-Amarna Akkadian; Eblaite. The inscriptions will be studied both from the perspective of the comparative history of the Northwest Semitic languages and also
for their relevance in illuminating contemporaneous history and culture.
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