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Gary D. Martin
NEAR E 496
Seattle Campus

Special Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Civilization

Offered occasionally by visitors or resident faculty. Content varies.

Class description

Explores human yearnings, obsessions, fears and aspirations associated with Death and Afterlife by examining major political, military, social, economic, religious, literary, artistic, and architectural phenomena directly connected to the way ancient cultures, such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel and the Levant, have conceptualized death.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Gary D. Martin
Date: 11/08/2011