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RELG 201 Religions of the Ancient Near East (3 credits)

Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Religious Studies : Introduction to the religions of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria-Palestine (excluding Israelite religion) from the fourth to first millennium B.C.E. Themes that will be discussed include: gods and goddesses, divine kingship, deification of kings, temple cult, death and afterlife, magic, piety, oracles, prayer, lament, myth and epic.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Éric Bellavance (Fall)

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