Cultures of the Ancient East

Cultures of the Ancient East

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Zanier Katharina

Content

1. Historical geography of Ancient East (Levant, Egypt, Mesopotamia, India)
2. History of development of the civilisations of Ancient East (formation of city-states and territorial states, urbanisation and architecture, codes, development of scripts and alphabets)
3. Economy (farming, crafts, technology, trade, monetary systems)
4. Social history of Ancient East
5. Major religious systems in Ancient East
6. Artistic representations and applied art
7. Heritage and significance of Ancient East cultures
8. Sources for studying Ancient East cultures