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NELC 4251 Ancient Hebrew & Related Inscriptions (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course introduces students to the corpus of ancient Hebrew Inscriptions of the Iron Age and to several inscriptions from closely related languages, including Moabite. Students will study paleography, the historical grammar of Hebrew, the relationship of Hebrew to other closely related languages, and new photographic technologies for reading inscriptions. These inscriptions will also offer a perspective on the religious experience and ideas of ancient communities.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): David Vanderhooft

Prerequisites: Intermediate Hebrew I or equivalent.

Cross listed with: THEO7003


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17