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Course Title[Course Code]:History of ancient Near East, "Syria and the Arabian Peninsula"[ARCH 3236]

Faculty: Arts
Department: History
Program: Archaeology
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Third Year-Second Semester)
Lecture:( 4 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the First: Syria: 1 - the impact of geographic factors in its history and ancient peoples. 2 - Phoenicia since the establishment of the Phoenician city-states until the invasion of Alexander. 3 - Hebrews since the era of the judges until the return from the Babylonian exile. 4 - Petty Aramaic until the invasion of Alexander. Second: the Arabian Peninsula: 1 - the impact of geographic factors in the history of the Arabian Peninsula. 2 - States Yemen (Saba - donkeys - certain - قتبان - Hadramout - Osan) 3 - Hejaz and debtor countries (state Almain to Hayyan Ela - State Copts) 4 - State Kinda in the Valley of propellants (FAO).