Semester normally offered: Alternate Spring Semesters
A study in the field of comparative Semitics as a tool for scientific analysis of biblical Hebrew texts. Course work uses the students’ knowledge of Hebrew as a base for examining the grammar of other Semitic languages. Prerequisite: HCL 6/411. In addition, an introductory understanding of Aramaic, Arabic or another Semitic language is strongly recommended.
This course fills equivalencies in the following areas:
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
A one-day interactive field study at a site where students can encounter biblical Hebrew texts, such as the Israel Museum or a synagogue.