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.
Oct 18, 2023 – Feb 2, 2024
20 Academic Hours
Preparation session: Wednesday 9:00 - 10:30 // Friday all day field trip
1. Jerusalem: The Western Hill (Tower of David, City Walls, Broad Wall…).
2. The City of David: Where Jerusalem was born.
3. Israel Museum: Model of Jerusalem & Archaeology Wing.
4. Masada: Palace and Fortress.
5. Settling the Negev: the "Nabataean cities" (Avdat & Shivta).
6. Roman & Byzantine Jerusalem.
7. Bethlehem (the Nativity Church) & the Herodium (a palace and a tomb).
For language courses: To book a seat in the course, the student needs to pay the full tuition or the registration fee.
For academic programs: 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 September 27, 2023.The early registration discount applies only to courses that cost more than 1300 shekels.
|Field Trips (Historical Geography)|