SUMER 3661

SUMER 3661

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS)
Course Subfield (RS)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

Comments Co-meets with ARKEO 6661/SUMER 6661.

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  • 16287SUMER 3661  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Tenney, J