Spring 2019

History of Jerusalem

Listed in: History, as HIST-461


Steven N. Simon (Section 01)


This course will cover the history of Jerusalem from approximately 1000 BC to the present. Using primary sources as much as possible, we will focus on the religious, cultural, and strategic significance of the city as well as the evolution of its physical and human geography over time. One class meeting per week.

Spring semester. Limited to 15 students. John J. McCloy ’16 Visiting Professor Simon.

If Overenrolled: History and ASLC majors have priority, as well as seniors with prior background in area


Attention to Research, Attention to Speaking, Attention to Writing


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2019