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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 to 3 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 to 3 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Introducing Ancient Assyria

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Reading
5 videos (Total 61 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Introduction to Ancient Assyria10m
Talking about the Environment and Living Conditions19m
Focus on Writing in Assyria16m
Ask the Experts: Why Study the Assyrian Empire?10m
Reading1 reading
A Map of the Middle East, with Key Cities, Ancient and Modern15m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Week 1: Quiz 114m
Week 1: Final Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Meet the CEO: The Assyrian King

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Reading
6 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Talking about Temples and Religious Festivals21m
Focus on Petitioning the Gods: The Importance of Divination11m
Assyrian History, Part 1: Leaving Assur2m
How Do We Know About the Move to Kalhu?11m
Ask the Experts: The Perks and Drawbacks of Kingship10m
Reading1 reading
Two Kings: Tiglath-pileser III and Shalmaneser V20m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Week 2: Quiz 18m
Week 2: Quiz 28m
Week 2: Quiz 38m
Week 2: Final Quiz18m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

A Visit to the Head Office: The Royal Capital and Court

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Reading
7 videos (Total 81 min), 4 quizzes
Video7 videos
Talking About Family Life, Part 113m
Talking About Family Life, Part 217m
Focus on The King's Scholars12m
Assyrian History, Part 2: Empire Builders2m
How Do We Know About the Rebellion Against Shalmaneser III?10m
Ask the Experts: Your Dream Job at Court8m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Week 3: Quiz 18m
Week 3: Quiz 28m
Week 3: Quiz 38m
Week 3: Final Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Regional Managers: Outsourcing Power

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Reading
6 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Talking about Eunuchs19m
Focus on Long-Distance Communications19m
Assyrian History, Part 3: Moving On4m
How Do We Know About the Death of Sargon II?8m
Ask the Experts: Where Would You Live?8m
Reading1 reading
Two More Kings: Sargon II and Sennacherib20m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Week 4: Quiz 18m
Week 4: Quiz 28m
Week 4: Quiz 38m
Week 4: Final Quiz20m

Instructor

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Karen Radner

Prof. Dr.
Historisches Seminar Alte Geschichte

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