- Schedule of Classes - September 14, 2019 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - September 14, 2019 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
This course is an intense introduction for undergraduate and graduate students to the earliest written language, Sumerian, and its cuneiform script. Each week will feature grammar lessons and a reading of an important Sumerian historical or literary work in English translation. Through lecture and discussion, the class will explore the deep roots of the Sumerian historical memory, the origins of Mesopotamian civilization, and the role of the central government in the development of writing.
When Offered Fall.
Course Attribute (CU-ITL)
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