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Dialogue of Civilisations: The Near East and Egypt - AHIS356

This unit offers and advanced study of cultural dialogue between ancient civilizations, by examining the material and literary records of the ancient Near East and neighbouring regions, including Egypt. Western cultural stereotypes and prejudices are investigated, as well as notions of cultural identity, assimilation, rejection, and superiority. Problems to be addressed may concern, amongst many, cultural borrowing, funerary traditions, gift-giving, tribute, plundering, arts and coinage, trade, and dress.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Javier Alvarez-Mon

39cp at 100 level or above or (6cp in AHIS or AHST units at 200 level)  Prerequisite Information


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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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