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Advanced Aramaic


Admission requirements

Regular MA admission requirements.


An intensive introduction to the most important literary texts from Qumran written in Hebrew and Aramaic.

Course objectives

Ability to deal independently and critically with Hebrew and Aramaic sources from Qumran.


For the most recent update of the timetable, click here. For details of the timetable, consult Prof. H. Gzella. Tel. +31 71 527 2255.

Mode of instruction


Assessment method

Written examination and assignment, paper.


For this course use will be made of Blackboard.

Reading list

The materials to be used will be discussed during the course. Hebrew and Aramaic texts will be provided by the teacher.


Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden. website for information on how to apply.

Contact information

Dr. M.L. Folmer. Tel. +31 71 527 2513.