Jerusalem: The Holy City (Spring 2010): A History of Jerusalem from Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel - Video
By Robert R. Cargill, Ph.D.UCLA Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
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This course surveys the religious, political, and cultural history of Jerusalem over three millennia as a symbolic focus of three faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The course content will focus on the transformation of sacred space as reflected by literary and archaeological evidence by examining the testimony of artifacts, architecture, and iconography in relation to the written word. We will study the creation of mythic Jerusalem through event and experience. Course requirements will focus on developing advanced writing skills. Instructor: Robert R. Cargill, Ph.D.
|1||Syllabus for Spring 2010 ANNEA 10W: Jerusalem, the Holy City (CARGILL)||--||4/20/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoLecture 1.1: Jerusalem as Sacred Space (Part 1) (4/1/2010)||--||4/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoLecture 1.2: Jerusalem as Sacred Space (Part 2) (4/6/2010)||--||4/7/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoLecture 2: Canaanite Jerusalem (4/8/2010)||--||4/8/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoLecture 3.1: David's Jerusalem (Part 1) (4/8/2010)||--||4/8/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoLecture 3.2: David's Jerusalem (Part 2) (4/13/2010)||--||4/13/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoLecture 4.1: Solomon's Jerusalem (Part 1) (4/13/2010)||--||4/13/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoLecture 4.2: Solomon's Jerusalem (Part 2) (4/15/2010)||--||4/15/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoLecture 5.1: Hezekiah's Jerusalem (Part 1) (4/15/2010)||--||4/15/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoLecture 5.2: Hezekiah's Jerusalem (Part 2) (4/20/2010)||--||4/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoLecture 6.1: Josiah's Jerusalem (Part 1) (4/20/2010)||--||4/20/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoLecture 6.2: Josiah's Jerusalem (Part 2) (4/22/2010)||--||4/22/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||VideoLecture 7.1: Exilic Jerusalem (Part 1) (4/22/2010)||--||4/22/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||VideoLecture 7.2: Exilic Jerusalem (Part 2) (4/27/2010)||--||4/27/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||VideoLecture 8: Persian Jerusalem (5/4/2010)||--||5/4/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||VideoLecture 9: Hellenistic Jerusalem (5/6/2010)||--||5/7/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|17||VideoLecture 10.1: Hasmonean Jerusalem (Part 1) (5/6/2010)||--||5/7/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||VideoLecture 10.2: Hasmonean Jerusalem (Part 2) (5/11/2010)||--||5/11/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||VideoLecture 11: Herodian Jerusalem (5/11/2010)||--||5/11/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||VideoLecture 12: Jerusalem in Revolt (5/13/2010)||--||5/14/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|21||VideoLecture 13: Byzantine Jerusalem (5/18/2010)||--||5/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|22||VideoLecture 14: Islamic Jerusalem (5/20/2010)||--||6/7/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|23||VideoLecture 15: Crusader Jerusalem (5/25/2010)||--||5/25/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|24||VideoLecture 16: Mamluk and Ottoman Jerusalem (5/27/2010)||--||5/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|25||VideoLecture 17.1: 20th Century Jerusalem (Part 1) (6/1/2010)||--||6/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|26||VideoLecture 17.2: 20th Century Jerusalem (Part 2) (6/3/2010)||--||6/5/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|27||VideoLecture 18: 21st Century Jerusalem (6/3/2010)||--||6/5/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|28||VideoRandom Questions for/about Dr. Cargill (6/3/10)||--||6/5/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
This class could have been wonderful. The professor is knowledgeable and personable, the subject fascinating. However, the quality of the course is undermined by the complete disregard for the online student. In the American media capital, UCLA presents a course with deplorable production values. The microphones are placed so that the sounds of students coughing or trucks passing drown out the lecturer’s voice. Although slides are integral to the presentation, they are shown only in the background. It is impossible to see them online. It’s maddeningly disrespectful of the online viewer.
A 5000 year overview of the History of Jerusalem...
Dr. Cargill analyzes the history of Jerusalem from the perspective of a scholar and an archaeologist, rather than that of a theologian. He gives perspective that both the scholar and the theologian can benefit and learn from. I have recommended this to friends at church who are not afraid to address the subject without theological bias. The history of Jerusalem gives one a clearer view of Middle East issues.
Excellent scholar and topic
This is great for any college course. Information is solid and Dr. Cargill is a top notch scholar!