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Lectuur Middelegyptisch

Course 2011-2012

Admission requirements

Description

Grammatical and lexical knowledge of Middle Egyptian is put to practice in reading literary texts from the Middle Kingdom.

Course objectives

This course teaches students to develop strategies for transliterating and translating hieroglyphic texts.

Timetable

Mode of instruction

Tutorial.

Assessment method

One midterm examination worth 35% and a final examination worth 65%. No dictionaries or other aids may be used.

A maximum of 4 (out of 26) classes may be missed with good reason (at the discretion of the instructor).

Blackboard

“Blackboard”:http://blackboard.leidenuniv.nl

Reading list

Handbooks:

  • A.H. Gardiner,Egyptian Grammar, 3e editie Oxford 1957, or later reprint;
  • A. de Buck,Egyptian Readingbook, Leiden 1948, or later reprint;
  • K. Sethe,Ägyptische Lesestücke, Darmstadt 1959, or later reprint*
  • R. Faulkner,A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford 1962, or later reprint.

*Purchase is advised

Registration

Registration through “uSis”:http://usis.leidenuniv.nl

Contact information

“Dr. H.M. Hays”:mailto:h.m.hays@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Remarks

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