Middle Egyptian Hieratic
The Summer School “Reading Middle Egyptian Hieratic” is an academic program offered by the University of Pisa, aimed at training its participants to read and interpretate literary and documentary texts of Ancient Egypt (Middle Egyptian, 2000-1500 BC) in their original script (hieratic and hieroglyphs).
The objective of the school is to provide strong ability in reading and interpreting ancient Egyptian documents in hieratic and hieroglyphs, beyond basic knowledge. This will be achieved through three different levels:1) Decoding hieratic script (basic);2) Intensive practice of reading (hieratic sources) supervised by teachers;3) Focus on grammar issues related to the Middle Kingdom texts.By investigating different types of documents, participants will acquire self confidence in approaching autonomously ancient Egyptian writings in Middle Egyptian, especially those written in hieratic.
Who can apply
The course is open to EU (including University of Pisa students) and non-EU applicants.
Participants are expected to have a basic knowledge of Middle Egyptian (language and script). No previous knowledge of hieratic is required.
• Identity Document (*PASSPORT in case you are a foreign student*)
• Enrolment Form (the Enrolment Form is available HERE. You are due to fill in the form and SIGN IT TWICE in both areas marked “Sign here”, as it is stated in the document; you will upload it on the portal when required)
• Curriculum Vitae
ALL THE DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT, IN ORDER TO UPLOAD THEM ON THE PORTAL WHEN REQUIRED.
22-27 July 2019
20 April 2019
Prof. Gianluca Miniaci
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.