EHIS 201 Empire in the Fertile Cresent: History of the Ancient Near East
An exploration of the history and culture of the Ancient Near East, focusing on the lands of the "fertile crescent": Egypt, Babylon, Sumeria, Assyria, Persia and the Hebrew nation from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic conquest. Special attention will be given to primary sources and archaeological contributions as we explore the themes of empire, cultural, and religious exchange and conflict. Offered irregularly. (LA)
Prerequisite: SoS or 3 s.h. of 100-level HIST coursework.
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