Biblical Archaeology
Code: 202854
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Eva Katarina Glazer
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All teaching activities in the course will be held on English. This level includes courses with multiple groups (i.e., all teaching will be held strictly in Croatian for Croatian groups, and strictly in English for English groups).

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The course provides insight into the history of Biblical archaeology from its beginnings to modern day scientific investigations.

1. Introduction - plan of the course, students commitments and assignements
2. History of Biblical archaeology
3. Development of Biblical archaeology and schools of thought
4. Important archaeological sites and their researchers
5. The age of the Patriarchs and the story of Ur
6. Bronze Age Canaan and the city of Hazor
7. Egypt dominance - the case of Aphek and Bet Shean
8. Conquest of the promised land - was there a battle of Jericho?
9. The city of David and Tel Dan Stele
10. "Into the hand of the Philistines"- the stories of Ashdod, Ashkelon and Gaza
11. Over the Jordan - the case of Numeira
12. The Siege of Lachish and the miracle in Jerusalem
13. Jerusalem - then and now (history, archaeology, museums)
14. Controversial objects and their impact on biblical scholars
15. Final lecture -overview

Students activity will be monitored throughout the semester. Students are required to attend the classes. The final exam is written.
  1. Moorey, P. R. S. A Century of Biblical Archaeology
    Dever, W. G.: Recent Archaeological Discoveries and Biblical Research
    Gibson, S. i Negev, A.;Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
    Albright, W. F. The Archaeology of Palestine and the Bible
Consultations schedule:
  • doc. dr. sc. Eva Katarina Glazer :

    Friday, 3-4 PM, room 011

    online Monday 10-11 AM, with previous request



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