NML463H1: Iranian Languages in the Path of History and Civilization


This interdisciplinary course focuses on chronological development of Persian language from Old Persian (551 BC) to Modern Persian (7th century) with the emphasis on the word formation and grammar. This course also examines the role of language in maintaining cultural identity and civilization through structural analysis of Iranian languages including Farsi, Dari, Tajiki, Baluchi, Kurdish and Pashtu.


NML360Y1 or permission of instructor

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Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)