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HBRW2625: Hebrew Classical 5

The books of the Hebrew Bible are studied in the light of their setting and composition history. The course consists of: set classical texts, and special background area study: Ancient Inscriptions.

Code HBRW2625
Academic unit Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Credit points 6
HBRW1112 or HBRW2632 or HBRW2402 or HSC Hebrew

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. translate Biblical Hebrew prosaic and legal texts with attention to their salient linguistic features
  • LO2. analyse biblical segments in their literary context while examining their literary-historical setting
  • LO3. understand how the linguistic features of the biblical text relate to its exegesis
  • LO4. read old Hebrew script
  • LO5. understand the most important issues in the study of ancient inscriptions, and their relevance for biblical studies

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