This course aims at providing students coming from different branches of Humanities with basic notions on the history and geography of the Holy Land. Visits of sites will serve as case studies illustrating phenomena such as the encounter between the Semitic and the Hellenic cultures, the transition between the classical civilization and the Islamic world, etc.
Nov 2, 2022 – Feb 10, 2023
20 Academic Hours
Preparation session: Wednesday 9:00 - 10:30 // Friday all day field trip
1. East of the Old City of Jerusalem: Slopes of Mt Olives, Kidron Valley.
2. Nazareth & Sepphoris: Lower Galilee in the Roman-Byzantine periods.
3. South of the Old City of Jerusalem: Kettef Hinnom, Mt Zion.
4. Judean Desert 1: Qumran & Qasr al-Yahud (baptismal site).
5. Judean Desert 2: Byzantine monasteries.
6. Mamluk Jerusalem: Temple Mount and Muslim Quarter.
The dates of the sessions and fields trips are as follows (changes might occur and will be communicated to students):
Preparation session : 02/11/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 04/11/2022 Full day
Preparation session : 16/11/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 18/11/2022 Full day
Preparation session : 30/11/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 02/12/2022 Full day
Preparation session : 14/12/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 16/12/2022 Full day
Preparation session : 11/01/2023 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 13/01/2023 Full day
Preparation session : 25/01/2023 09:00-10:00 - Field trip: 27/01/2023 Full day
Preparation session : 08/02/2023 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 10/02/2023 Full day
Students who have been accepted to a program will be asked to confirm their attendance by paying the registration fee which is part of the total tuition fee for the academic year when they begin their studies.
Discount is available for students who register and pay in full by October 5, 2022.The early registration discount applies only to courses that cost more than 1300 shekels.
|Field Trips (Historical Geography)|