HÆGB01191U Middle Egyptian C

Volume 2015/2016

Curriculum for the BA-programme in Middle Eastern Languages and Society with specialisations in Arabic, Assyriology, Hebrew, Near Eastern Archaeology, Persian, Turkish and Egyptology, 2010

Curriculum for the elective studies in the History of Ancient Egypt, 2007


The objective of the course is to enable students to translate Middle Egyptian texts from different genres; to teach them to think critically about modern translations of Middle Egyptian texts, and to provide them with an overview of genres and genre conventions in Middle Egyptian texts, as well as an understanding of the role of genre in ancient Egyptian literary culture. Teaching consists of text-reading classes incorporating a selection of royal inscriptions, private inscriptions, narratives, wisdom texts, letters, legal texts, medical texts and religious texts.

Learning Outcome

BA 2010-studieordning:
Middelægyptisk C (Fagelementkode HÆGB01191E)

BA tilvalg 2007-ordning:
Middelægyptisk C (Fagelementkode HÆGB10071E)

Hieroglyphic transcriptions of the texts, and relevant secondary literature (lists provided in class).

Middle Egyptian A and B.
It is expected that the students can read English and German literature
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 356,5
  • Total
  • 412,5
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment