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Want to read the world's oldest written language? Learn about cuneiform, the first ever writing system, along with the Sumerian language, in this course designed for the complete beginner.
Please see Student Learning Outcomes.
Through a series of lecture and discussion over six sessions, students should be able to recognize a selection of common cuneiform signs, understand basic grammatical features, and read simple ancient inscriptions after completing this series. Please note, this is the first of the two part series.
Required: Ability to use Zoom (free video conferencing software) on a PC, tablet, or phone. If you are new to Zoom, please visit our Learning Online page for instructions and helpful links. As a reminder, online courses require an internet connection and the ability to interact both through audio and video using either a web camera and microphone, speakers and a headset, or via a mobile phone connection.