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History and culture of Pharaonic Egypt

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Course ID: 2800-DWEF Erasmus code / ISCED: 08.4 / (0222) History and archaeology
Course title: History and culture of Pharaonic Egypt Name in Polish: Dzieje i kultura faraońskiego Egiptu
Organizational unit: Faculty of Archeology
Course groups: (in Polish) Wykłady ogólnoinstytutowe
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Language: Polish
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Prerequisites (description):

(in Polish) Nie jest wymagane przygotowanie egiptologiczne. Wykład przeznaczony dla osób zainteresowanych historią kultury



Short description:

The subject of the lecture is the history and culture of pharaonic Egypt in the New Kingdom

Full description:

Wykład jest poświęcony historii oraz kulturze faraońskiego Egiptu w epoce Nowego Państwa


Barwik M., Księga Wychodzenia za Dnia. Tajemnice Egipskiej Księgi Umarłych, Warszawa 2009

Grimal N., Dzieje starożytnego Egiptu, Warszawa 2004

Kemp B.J., Egipt. Anatomia Cywilizacji, Warszawa 2009

Schulz R., Seidel M. (ed.), Świat faraonów, Kolonia 2000

Černý J., A Community of Workmen at Thebes in the Ramesside Period, [BdÉ 50], Cairo 1973 (1 wyd.), 2004 (3 wyd.)

Dodson A., Amarna Sunset. Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation, Cairo-New York 2009

Dodson A., Poisoned Legacy, The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty, Cairo-New York 2010

Moran W.L., The Amarna Letters, Baltimore-London 1992

Murnane W.J., Texts from the Amarna Period in Egypt, Atlanta 1995

O’Connor D., Cline E.H. (ed.), Amenhotep III: Perspectives on His Reign, Ann Arbor 1998

Peet T.E., The Great Tomb-Robberies of the Twentieth Egyptian Dynasty, vol.I-II, Oxford 1930

Redford D.B., Egypt, Canaan and Israel in Ancient Times, Princeton 1992

Simpson W.K. et al., The Literature of Ancient Egypt. An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, Stelae, Autobiographies, and Poetry, Cairo 2005

Vandersleyen Cl., L’Égypte et la Vallée du Nil, vol.II: De la fin de l’Ancien Empire à la fin du Nouvel Empire, Paris 1995

Learning outcomes:

-Student has a knowledge on the main trends in the field of modern humanistic studies, and culture of ancient Egypt in particular.

-Student is able to interpret properly archaeological and written sources on the history and culture of ancient Egypt.

-He should understand significance of humanistic studies for modern culture.

-He is able to propagate effectively the results obtained in the field of humanistic studies.

Assessment methods and assessment criteria: (in Polish)

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