NMC101H1: Land of the Pharaohs

Hours: 
24L/12T

The course traces the history of ancient Egypt from the foundation of the Egyptian state around 3050 BCE to its incorporation into the Roman Empire. The focus is on various aspects of Egyptian culture, including the institution of kingship, the role of women, and the peculiarities of Egyptian art, literature, and religion. Emphasis is placed on the methods by which knowledge about this ancient civilization can be obtained.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)