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Biblical Archaeology of the Late Bronze Age, Iron Age and the Babylonian and Persian Periods - HBA4802

Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
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Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the archaeological periods relevant to Old Testament history up to and including the Hellenistic period. The fact that these periods cover some of the most problematic eras in Biblical history, like the Exodus from Egypt, the Israelite settlement, the Early Monarchy and the period of the Philistines, the aim of the module is to make an in depth investigation of these periods from an archaeological perspective. The period covered stretches from approximately 1500 BCE to 200 BCE.