Assyriology (i) (2007/2008)

Course not running

Course code
4S01342
Name of lecturers
Simonetta Ponchia, Nicoletta Bellotto
Coordinator
Simonetta Ponchia
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-OR/03 - ASSYRIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I sem dal Oct 1, 2007 al Dec 20, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

acquisition of general notions of cuneiform writing and of Assyrian -Babylonian language.

Syllabus

Contents of the course:
1) language and writing in Mesopotamia; features of the cuneiform system; the scribal curriculum; history of studies and codification;
2) the Assyrian -Babylonian language: elements of phonetics and morphology;
3)reading and translating of parts of the Hammurabi code.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam