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Abnormal Hieratic

Course 2013-2014

Admission requirements

Knowledge of Late Egyptian and hieratic.

Description

Reading of published Abnormal Hieratic legal documents.

Course objectives

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 Providing students with the necessary tools to take on unpublished texts by themselves.

Timetable

Timetable

Mode of instruction

  • Class instruction.
    Students prepare for class in advance.

Course Load

Assessment method

  • Attendance, preparation and participation in the discussion of the Abnormal Hieratic sources treated in class: 50%
  • Final written exam: 50%

Blackboard

No

Reading list

  • 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.

Registration

Enroll via uSis

Contact

Dhr. Dr. K. Donker van Heel