Aramaic Grammar (Fall 2022)

Syllabus: Get it on the Populi course management system homepage for this course.

Main Textbook: Basics of Biblical Aramaic (BBA) by Miles Van Pelt

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COURSE ASSIGNMENTS: Note that the assignments are set up with the earliest assignments at the bottom of the page, and the most recent ones at the top.

Due Tues, Dec 6: (last day of class!)

[1] Read, analyze, and translate Daniel 3:30-33; 4:1-15.

[2] Complete Final Exam by the end of Saturday, Dec 10.

Due Tues, Nov 29: (no class Nov 22)

Read, analyze, and translate Daniel 3:14-33.

Due Tues, Nov 15:

Read, analyze, and translate Daniel 3:3-13.

Due Tues, Nov 8:

Read, analyze, and translate Daniel 2:40-3:10.

Due Tues, Nov 1:

Read, analyze, and translate Daniel 2:12-49.

Due Tues, Oct 25:

Read, analyze, and translate Daniel 2:12-49.

Due Tues, Oct 18:

[1] No Quizzes. We are done with BBA HW and Quizzes.

[2] Read, analyze, and translate Gen 31:47; Jer 10:11; Aramaic Daniel 2:4b-35.

Due Tues, Oct 11:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 21 & 22. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 21 & 22

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 19 & 20 at home prior to class.

Due Tues, Oct 4:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 19 & 20. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 19 & 20

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 17 & 18 at home before the end of the day Wed, Oct 5.

Due Tues, Sept 27:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 17 & 18. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 17 & 18

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 15 & 16 at home prior to class.

Due Tues, Sept 20:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 15 & 16. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 15 & 16

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 13 & 14 at home prior to class.

Due Tues, Sept 13:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 12, 13, & 14. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 13 & 14

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 10 & 11 at home prior to class.

Due Tues, Sept 6:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 10 & 11. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 10 & 11

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 7, 8, & 9 at home prior to class.

Due Tues, Aug 30:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 7, 8, & 9. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 7, 8, & 9

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 4, 5, & 6 at home prior to class.

Due Tues, Aug 23:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs. 4, 5, & 6. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 4, 5, & 6

[3] Complete Quizzes on BBA Chs. 1, 2 & 3 at home prior to class.

Due Tues, Aug 16:

[1] Watch my overviews of BBA (Basics of Biblical Aramaic) Chs 1, 2, and 3. Take notes in your workbooks as needed.

[2] Complete the HW for BBA Chs. 2 & 3 (there is no written HW for Ch. 1, thankfully). Note: these two HW assignments are actually rather short compared to the others in the workbook. For each chapter, you need to be working on memorizing the vocab, since you will be quizzed on each chapter (and vocab is always a part of the chapter quiz).

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