CLSX 382. Jerusalem Through the Ages. 3 Hours H.
As a prominent site in the religious and cultural histories of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Jerusalem is uniquely situated as one of the world's most sacred cities. For more than 3,000 years, this city has been a focal point of religious and political activity. Through the critical reading of historical and religious texts, and archaeological data, this course will explore the historical development of Jerusalem as a sacred place in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (Same as HIST 382, JWSH 382 and REL 382.) LEC.
Because knowledge of Greek and Roman antiquity is fundamental to understanding the ancient and modern world.