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Ancient Near East (REL 205)

Term: 2021-2022 - SPRING


Tue-Thu, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (1/10/2022 - 5/5/2022) Location: MAIN TAB 309


The history and civilization of the various peoples and cultures of the Ancient Near East from prehistoric to Hellenistic times. This will include groups in Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Anatolia, and Mesopotamia. Special attention will be given to how practices, beliefs, and ideas that originated in the Ancient Near East influenced and shaped Jewish and Christian thought as well as Western civilization. Same as Hist 305, Hist 205, and Rel 305. Offered every other year