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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Hungarian, Romanian

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introducing Ancient Assyria

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 61 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 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
1 reading
A Map of the Middle East, with Key Cities, Ancient and Modern15m
2 practice exercises
Week 1: Quiz 114m
Week 1: Final Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Meet the CEO: The Assyrian King

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
6 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
1 reading
Two Kings: Tiglath-pileser III and Shalmaneser V20m
4 practice exercises
Week 2: Quiz 18m
Week 2: Quiz 28m
Week 2: Quiz 38m
Week 2: Final Quiz18m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

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

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 81 min)
7 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
4 practice exercises
Week 3: Quiz 18m
Week 3: Quiz 28m
Week 3: Quiz 38m
Week 3: Final Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Regional Managers: Outsourcing Power

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
6 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
1 reading
Two More Kings: Sargon II and Sennacherib20m
4 practice exercises
Week 4: Quiz 18m
Week 4: Quiz 28m
Week 4: Quiz 38m
Week 4: Final Quiz20m

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