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Ancient Egyptian Literature - AHIS272

This unit introduces students to the corpus of literary texts from Ancient Egypt. Students read and analyse a representative selection of primary sources in English translation. These texts cover a variety of genres ranging from tales and teachings to biographies, dialogues and satires, as well as poetry and songs. They date from the Old Kingdom (c. 2500 BCE) to the Late New Kingdom (c. 1000 BCE).

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Susanne Binder

12cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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