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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Spring 2008

AHC 325 • Rome and Jerusalem

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32520 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
BUR 224
Liebowitz

Course Description

A comparison of life in Rome and the Land of Israel during the first half of the first millennium designed to enrich our understanding of Rabbinic and New Testament literature, and reconstruct these civilizations during that period. Following the footsteps of our fathers, we will paint a word picture of the atmosphere of the cities and byways familiar to Rabbi Akiva and Origen the Bishop of Caesarea. Only 1 of the following may be counted: J S 361 (TOPIC 2), MEL 341 (TOPIC 7), R S 361 (TOPIC 24) Grading Policy 3 exams: 1st- 30%, 2nd- 45%, 3rd- 25%

Texts

The Galilee in Late Antiquity, L. Levine, ed.

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