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Ancient Egyptian Religion and Magic - RLST3604

Year - 2018

Students will learn about the cosmologies, gods and religious structures of Pharaonic Egypt from the imperial cult to the domestic; its legacy including the Roman cult of Isis, Hermeticism, magical handbooks from the Greek to the Islamic era; the popular and scientific rediscovery of ancient Egypt and its influence on modern esotericism and popular culture.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr seminar/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x 1000wd Seminar Presentation (20%), 1x 2000wd Essay (40%), 1x 1500wd Take-home paper (30%), 1x Participation (10%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History

Prohibitions

RLST2636

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Studies in Religion
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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