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Lectuur Middelegyptisch

Course
2012-2013

Admission requirements

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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

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

Contact information

Dr. H.M. Hays

Remarks

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