[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Home Monash Info News and Events Campuses and Faculties Monash University
Monash University Handbooks


Alexandria-Jerusalem-Rome (6 points)


Leader: Saul Bastomsky and others

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit centres on Judea at the turn of the era. It focuses particularly on the interaction of Judaism and Hellenism in Jerusalem, Alexandria and Rome. The origins of Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity are discussed in the context of the nature of sectarian Judaism. The significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Qumran site is discussed in the context of sectarian Judaism.

Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 44% + Tutorial paper (500 words): 12% + Take-home examination (2 hours): 44%

Contact Hours: 2 hour lecture per week and one tutorial per fortnight

Prohibitions: JWC3590

Help | Contacts | Site Map | Staff Directory | Search