Research seminars – The Norwegian Institute of Philology (PHI)

The Norwegian Institute of Philology organises weekly philological research seminars where we read ancient and classical texts in a number of languages. Please write to seminar@philology.no if you have questions or if you are interested in participating. If you want to register as a student, follow the information on the main seminar page. Seminars are included in programs where students are awarded between 20 and 80 ECTS credits in each program, based on a written assignment (essay/term paper).

SEMINAR HØSTEN 2020:
ANCIENT NORTH ARABIAN
Pre-Islamic Safaitic inscriptions
PARTICIPATION IN THIS SEMINAR GIVES ACCESS TO REGISTER FOR AN EXAM IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSE CODES (10 ECTS):

The North Arabian Seminar will investigate a number of different, mainly epigraphical, sources to the history of Semitic languages in the North Arabian area. We will begin by reading Al-Jallad's book An Outline of the Grammar of the Safaitic Inscriptions (Brill 2015), inscriptions pp. 221–295. Participants are requested to familiarize themselves with Al-Jallad's book and with literature on the ANA languages.

PARTICIPATION IN THIS SEMINAR GIVES ACCESS TO REGISTER FOR AN EXAM IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS (10 ECTS):

  • SEMITIC AND AFROASIATIC PHILOLOGY (BA & MA)

  • ARABIC AND ISLAMIC PHILOLOGY (BA & MA)

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ANCIENT NORTH ARABIAN INSCRIPTION

TIME AND PLACE:
       First meeting: September 2020
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