HDS 1427

History and Historiography in the Ancient Near East

Peter Machinist


Conceptions of history and the practice of historical writing in the ancient Near East. Discussions based on a comparative study of texts from a variety of cultural traditions, such as the Hittites, Mesopotamia, ancient Israel/Hebrew Bible, and Second Temple Judaism, together with classical Greece.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as ANE 107


0.50 credits
Fall 2012
M W F 3pm-4pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 118

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
  • Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
  • Jewish Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Scriptural Interpretation
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None