Students of this unit will be taught elementary level Arabic language. In addition, they will examine the life and works of several key contributors to Christian Arabic literature such as Severus, Bishop of Ashmunin known as Ibn al-Muqaffa. Several other authors will be studied such as Abu Shaker Ibn al Rahib, and the 'Assal family, who composed works in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries on a wide range of subjects including theology, biblical and canonical studies, history, and linguistics.
Unit code: AL1100A
Unit status: Archived (New unit)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1
Unit discipline: Languages
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: St Athanasius CollegeShow when this unit is running
Read and translate selected elementary Arabic texts, demonstrating an understanding of basic Arabic grammar
Demonstrate knowledge of the life and works of several key contributors to Christian Arabic literature
Reflect upon various aspects of Coptic culture within Christian Arabic Texts.
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Paper 1 - 1500 words.
Paper 1 - 1500 words
1 hr Exam
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017
Unit record last updated: 2022-10-11 12:12:39 +1100