HASB01161U Society 2: Mesopotamian culture: literature and religion

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

Curriculum for the elective studies in Assyriology 2007

This course will offer a general overview of the religious and intellectual history of ancient Mesopotamia. Students will be introduced to various aspects of ancient Mesopotamian cultural history and read some original sources in English translations.

Learning Outcome

BA 2010-studieordning:
Samfund 2 (fagelementkode HASB01161E) 

BA Tilvalg 2007-studieordning:
Samfund 2 (fagelementkode HASB10031E)

B. Foster, Before the Muses (2005); J. Bottero, Religion in Ancient Mesopotamia (2001).

Classroom teaching, lectures, discussions, student presentations
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Practical exercises
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 300,5
  • Total
  • 412,5
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment