The following information is provided as a general guide for the students of REL 491 Directed Study, by Dr. Rollinson at ENMU.
If the schedule needs to be adjusted, students will be informed at the appropriate time.
There is a separate Page where the topics for each week's research will be posted throughout the Semester.
|Week 1||Introduction to the Course
The Geography of the Middle East
Library Research - National Geographic Magazine
|Week 2||Geography and Geology of Israel/Palestine
Local Geography of Jerusalem
|Week 3||Current trends in Biblical Archaeology
Library Research - Biblical Archaeology Review
|Week 4||History and Archaeology - the Neolithic Ages|
|Week 5||History and Archaeology - the Early Bronze Age||Week 6||History and Archaeology - the Middle Bronze Age|
|Week 7||History and Archaeology - the Late Bronze Age|
|Week 8||Mid-term Exams & Mid-Term Paper|
|Week 9||History and Archaeology - Iron Age I|
|Week 10||History and Archaeology - Iron Age II|
|Week 11||History and Archaeology - Babylonian and Persian domination|
|Week 12||History and Archaeology - the Hellenistic Age amd the Inter-Testamental Era|
|Week 13||History and Archaeology - Roman domination and the Early Christian Church|
|Week 14||History and Archaeology - Byzantines, Crusaders, the Arab Conquest|
|Week 15||formation of the modern State of Israel
Partition of Jerusalem
|Final Exam Week
Final Term Paper
All assignments should be completed and sent in before midnight, Wednesday of Finals week.
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