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

Fall 2009

AHC 319 • Ancient Mediterranean World

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32505 to 32520 Multiple Sections
Friend, John

Course Description

MW 1-2 WAG 101; SECTIONS F 10-11 32505 F 1-2 32510 TH 2-3 SZB 286 TH 4-5 BEN 1.122 *********************************************************************** Survey of ancient civilizations of the Near East, Egypt, Greece and Rome from ca. 3000 BCE to the seventh century CE, focusing on the development of ideas and institutions in these areas and on the active cultural exchange among the diverse civilizations of the broader region that shaped their history and cultural identity. Topics to be covered include the development of writing systems, literary traditions and civic institutions, as well as evidence for religious and cultural practices. Requirements/Grading Basis: Two hour exams: 30% Final exam (partially comprehensive): 30% Quizzes: 20% Discussion section participation: 20% **SUBJECT TO CHANGE C. Freeman Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean ISBN 978-0-19-926364-6 J. Haywood The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations ISBN 0-141-01448-2 M. Roaf Cultural Atlas of Ancient Mesopotamia ISBN 0-816-02218-6 Course reader

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