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Prospectus

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Comparative Semitics

Course
2021-2022

Admission requirements

This course is meant for second year Research MA students who already have completed the course Historical Grammar of Hebrew and Aramaic.

Description

An introduction to the historical grammar of Biblical Hebrew on the basis of a detailed philological study, with special emphasis on the evolution of morphology, syntax and lexicon.

Course objectives

A better idea of the evolution of Hebrew in its linguistic setting during the first millennium BCE and some experience with a thorough philological study of difficult texts, including matters of phonology, morphology, syntax, textual criticism, and contextual interpretation.

Timetable

The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction

Seminar

Assessment method

  • Oral presentation (10%);

  • Paper (90%).

Weighing

The final grade for the course is established by determining the weighted average.

Resit

Should the overall mark be unsatisfactory, the paper is to be revised after consultation with the teacher.

Reading list

The reading list will be posted on Brightspace at the beginning of the semester.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available on the website.

Registration Studeren à la carte en Contractonderwijs

Registration Studeren à la carte.
Registration Contractonderwijs.

Not applicable.

Contact

  • For substantive questions, contact the lecturer listed in the right information bar.

  • For questions about enrolment, admission, etc, contact the Education Administration Office: Arsenaal

Remarks

The course will be taught in Dutch or English, depending on the first language of participating students.