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 Egyptology Courses (EGPT)
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Societies and Culture of the Ancient Near East

3 cr

Same as HIST/MEHT 346. Prerequisite: EGPT/HIST/MEHT  243 and 244, or instructor's consent. Offered occasionally.
The course constitutes a historical overview of the societies and cultures of Egypt, the Mediterranean world and the Middle East, from the emergence of urban society in Iraq in the fourth millennium BC to the rise and fall of the great empires of Babylon, Assyria, the Hitties, Achaemenid Persia, Greece and Rome. Special attention will be paid to the position of Ancient Egyptian civilization within the wider context of Ancient Near Eastern history. 

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