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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2006

MES 320 • Rome and Jerusalem

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42825 MWF
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
BUR 220
Harold 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 footseps pof 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.

Grading Policy

3 exams: 1- 30%, 2- 45%, 3- 25%

Texts

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

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