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Course Description

(Cross-listed as HIST 0076 and ARCH 0026.) Survey of roughly 4,000 years of ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern civilization spanning c. 3,200 BCE to 651 CE. Analysis of the interrelations between art, architecture, history, and ideology, as preserved in material culture, inscriptions, and literary texts: pyramids, temples, tombs, settlements and cities, exceptional masterpieces and artifacts of daily life. Multiple excursions into religion, diplomacy, hieroglyphic writing, and artistic technique. Examination of the internal and external relations of Egypt in the context of a world system that included the kingdoms and empires of the Near East and the Mediterranean: from the Sumerians, Assyrians, Hittites, and Babylonians, to the Achaemenid Persian Empire, Alexander the Great, and the Imperium Romanum.
 

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Section Title
Ancient Egypt
Type
Online
Dates
May 22, 2019 to Jun 28, 2019
Instruction Method
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Available for Credit
4 credit(s)
Section Notes
Tufts summer online courses are designed to provide high-quality, flexible, and interactive courses to Tufts and visiting students. While most online courses are offered in an asynchronous format, some courses may require webinar sessions and/or proctored exams. For more information about online course policies and expectations, please visit https://summer.tufts.edu/online/online-learning
Section Title
Civ of The Nile & Near East
Type
Lecture
Days
T, Th
Time
4:30PM to 5:45PM
Dates
Sep 03, 2019 to Dec 05, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
33.8
Location
  • Medford/Somerville Campus
Instruction Method
On Campus  
Potential Discount(s)
Available for Credit
4 credit(s)
Section Notes

A sample syllabus for the course may be found here: CLS 0026 Syllabus. Please note: Syllabus dates, content, and format are subject to change between now and the fall semester.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – High School Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree – 3.0 GPA

Instructor Approval: Not required

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply

Refund Policy: For-Credit 3+ Weeks

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