Knowledge of Late Egyptian and hieratic.
Reading of published Abnormal Hieratic legal documents.
First introduction to the Abnormal Hieratic script. Insight into the fundamental difference between Abnormal Hieratic and Demotic sources. Full insight into the requirements for publishing Abnormal Hieratic sources. Providing students with the necessary tools to take on unpublished texts by themselves.
Mode of instruction
- Class instruction.
Students prepare for class in advance.
Attendance, preparation and participation in the discussion of the Abnormal Hieratic sources treated in class: 50%
Final written exam: 50%
S.P. Vleeming, ‘La phase initiale du démotique ancien’, in CdE 56 (1981), pp. 31-48
K. Donker van Heel, Abnormal hieratic and early demotic texts collected by the Theban choachytes in the reign of Amasis. Papyri from the Louvre Eisenlohr lot (1995), pp. 48-62.
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