Thomas Schneider

  • Egyptian history and chronology
  • Cultural relations within the Ancient Near East
  • Egyptian phonology
  • Afroasiatic and Near Eastern languages

 

Courses Currently Taught

Winter 2017

RELG201 Near Eastern and Biblical Mythology Sections

An introduction to the world of Near Eastern mythology, from the Gilgamesh Epic to the Book of Genesis and beyond.

Winter 2017

NEST313 Introduction to Middle Egyptian Sections

Language of Ancient Egypt and the main literary texts composed during the Middle Kingdom.

Winter 2017

NEST303 History of Ancient Egypt Sections

History and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization from political, intellectual, social and environmental perspectives

Winter 2017

NEST312 Religion in Ancient Egypt Sections

A survey of the religious beliefs, cults, and religious institutions in Pharaonic Egypt.