Biblical Hebrew I (3)
An introduction to Biblical Hebrew, with a focus on basic grammar and basic lexicon, leading to a reading and understanding of simple narrative prose texts.
Credit not given for both this course and 01:013:154.
Biblical Hebrew II (3)
A continuation of Biblical Hebrew I, leading to more advanced grammar and lexicon, with further understanding of narrative prose texts and an introduction to poetic texts.
Prerequisite: 01:563:141 or 01:013:154 or permission of the instructor. Credit not given for both this course and 01:013:155.
Hebrew Bible (in Hebrew) (3)
Introduces students to issues of biblical translation and analysis of linguistic and literary aspects of the Bible. Texts in Hebrew.
Prerequisite: 01:563:211 or placement test or permission of instructor.
Readings in Biblical Hebrew Prose (3)
Advanced course in reading selected prose texts in the Hebrew Bible, with a special focus on material from Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Joshua, Judges, and Samuel.
Prerequisite: 01:563:211 or permission of instructor.
Readings in Biblical Hebrew Poetry (3)
Advanced course in reading selected poems in the Hebrew Bible, with a special focus on material from Psalms, Proverbs, and the prophets.
Prerequisite: 01:563:211 or permission of the instructor.
Rabbinic Literature (in Hebrew/Aramaic) (3)
Study of selected portions of the Mishnah, Midrash, and Talmud; comparing Hebrew/Aramaic and English texts.
Prerequisite: 01:563:216 or placement test.