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Religion in the Ancient World (REL312)

Organisational Unit Creative Media, Arts and Design
Credit Points 3
Description This unit provides insight into the polytheistic and monotheistic religion of the ancient world. The religions examined may vary from year to year, and may include ancient Mesopotamian, ancient Egyptian, and/or ancient Israelite religions, or religions of the Greco-Roman world . These religions are significant since, although ancient, they have been influential in shaping the modern world.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour per week: tutorials: 1 hour per week.
Assessment Class participation and tutorial presentation
Prerequisites Nil.
Previously 2015: 'Wisdom from the Ancient Near East'
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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