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NEAR E 350 A: Archaeology of Ancient Near Eastern Warfare and Empire

Meeting Time: 
TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
DEN 259
SLN: 
23094
Joint Sections: 
ARCHY 369 B
Instructor:
Stephanie Selover
Stephanie Selover

Syllabus Description:

NEARE 350:ARCHY 369 Syllabus.pdf

Evidence of violence between human groups is visible from even the earliest archaeological remains, and the threat of violence has shaped the way humans live, where they place their settlements, and how power and leadership are created in society. This course is an overview of the archaeological evidence of warfare and violence in the ancient Near East, from the earliest settlements through the rise of the Roman empire.

Catalog Description: 
Surveys the archaeological remnants of war, warfare, and empire in the ancient Near East, from the rise of earliest cities to the Roman period (circa 3000 BCE-30 CE), with a focus on the cultural consequences of violence and warfare on various ancient Near Eastern cultures.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:17pm
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