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AHIS2140 – Ancient Hebrew B

2020 – Session 1, Fully online/virtual

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General Information

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Unit convenor and teaching staff Unit convenor and teaching staff
Natalie Mylonas
Contact via email
by appointment
Kyle Keimer
Credit points Credit points
10
Prerequisites Prerequisites
AHIS158 or AHIS1140 or AHIS258
Corequisites Corequisites
Co-badged status Co-badged status
Unit description Unit description

This unit extends students' grasp of Biblical Hebrew by continuing to work through the textbook and by building reading skills. Students also read a prose text from the Hebrew Bible. Additionally, more advanced points of grammar will be covered. By the end of the semester students will be equipped with the tools and knowledge in order to read a large number of biblical texts.

Important Academic Dates

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • ULO1: a) Recognize and recall Hebrew script and phonetic structure; b) Identify and recall Hebrew grammatical structures; c) Recognize and memorize key Hebrew vocabulary.
  • ULO2: (a) Apply the grammar required for the translation of Hebrew texts; b) Explore relevant grammatical and lexical reference tools; c) Recognize and recall linguistic metalanguage.
  • ULO3: Integrate knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in reading and/or writing Hebrew texts
  • ULO4: Explore the significance of Ancient Hebrew in the study of relevant ancient cultures.

Assessment Tasks

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Delivery and Resources

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This class is offered In Person (Internal) and Fully Online Virtually (OUA is Fully Online Virtual only) (External). Internal students will meet in-class for seminars while external students will access course material via the iLearn website. Seminars will be recorded every week and made available via iLearn for external students. Every student, whether internal or external, will need internet access that allows the downloading of unit content and additional resources in order to pass this course. 

Required Textbook

Elementary Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar. G. Athas & I. M. Young. Fifth Edition. (Croydon Park, NSW: Ancient Vessel Press, 2016).

Unit Schedule

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You will work through the second half of Athas and Young's textbook.

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Results

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