This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2017-2018
The course deals with a series of themes concerning the various Mediterranean civilisations, with a view to the points of convergence or influence. It will examine the religions of Syria-Levant, Anatolia, Egypt and Etruria, and their relations with Greek and Latin religions.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end of this course, the student will be familiar with a rigorous scientific approach to the textual and iconographic sources at the base of our knowledge.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- the religions of Anatolia and Syria-Levant and their relations with Greek and/or Egyptian world.
- the Amarnian religion in the context of the reign of Akhenaton in parallel with the monotheist religion of Moses;
- Etruscan religion and its links with the Greco-Roman world;
- the question of the Cretan and Egyptian labyrinths, on the basis of texts (notably the myth of Theseus) and ancient iconography