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EGYPTIAN AND NEAR EASTERN MYTHOLOGY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectNear East Studies
Number & Suffix: 121
Full UC Title: EGYPTIAN AND NEAR EASTERN MYTHOLOGY 
Transcript Title: EGYPT&NE MYTHOLOGY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines the gods, goddesses, heroes, and villains from ancient Egypt and neighboring lands. It explores some of the mythical stories that emerged from the lands of the Nile and Mesopotamia, which predate those found in classical mythology by several thousand millennia. Among the central patterns and themes studied are the creation of the cosmos, the search for immortality, and hero myths in which men confront monsters. The characters met along the way include deities such as Isis and Osiris, the formidable goddess Inanna, and the quintessential Near Eastern hero, Gilgamesh. The course engages directly with these narratives in the surviving literary sources and in art, which are major source for Egyptian and Near Eastern myths. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: EGYPTIAN AND NEAR EASTERN MYTHOLOGY 
Partner University Department: Ancient World Studies 
Partner University Course Number: ANCW20013