NML459H1: Readings in Second Temple Period Texts

Hours

24S

This course provides an advanced investigation of selected issues in ancient Jewish texts stemming from the Second Temple Period (5th cent. BCE 1st cent. CE), and includes comparative study of biblical writings, apocrypha and pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and writings of ancient Jewish historians and philosophers. The specific topic for the course varies from one semester to another. The course has a strong research and writing component.

Prerequisite
NML350H1 or NML351H1. Depending on the specific topic of the semester, knowledge of Greek or Aramaic may be recommended.
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)