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Course Title[Course Code]:history and civilization of the Near East[HIST 1207]

Faculty: Arts
Department: History
Program: Archaeology
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(First Year-Second Semester)

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the Study in historical times regions of the ancient Near East and the following manner: Iraq: ancient Sumerian era - the Akkadian Empire - modern Sumerian era - the ancient Babylonian era, Assyrians, the last Babylonian (Chaldean Kingdom), Iran: Iran in the third millennium BC. / Iran in the second millennium BC. - Iran since the beginning of the first millennium BC. and until the advent of Alexander, Syria: the Amorites, the Canaanites, Phoenicians, Aramaeans, Hebrews. Asia Minor: the Old Kingdom, the era of empire - cultural aspects in the history of the ancient Near East Civilization of Iraq: the political and administrative organization, the military, the judiciary, social life, science, literature, arts architecture Iran: political and administrative organizations, military and trade union, religious thought, science, literature, architecture and the arts. Arab countries: political organizations and management, economic conditions, religious conditions. Sham: the distinctive characteristics of each ofPhoenicians and Hebrew civilization. Heritage civilizations of the ancient Near East in human civilization.