4 hours ساعة
In this course, we will talk about history in general, and specifically on the land of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The course will also talk about the cultural heritage of the Kingdom in terms of archeology, history and geography, and the most important cities and historical monuments, civilizations and previous nations. To begin with, you will learn about the eras in Jordan: the Old Stone Age, the Neolithic Age, the Chalcolithic Age, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age, and how each of these ages left its noticeable impact on the history of the region. The second unit will deal with the cities and alliance of the Decapolis, one of the most important events that took place in the region. As for the third unit, we will talk about the city of capitals, Petra, which is a World Heritage Site, and one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World. The unit will also deal with the civilization of the Nabataeans, their life and their origins. The fourth unit will talk about the most important cities of the Decapolis, which is Jerash, which archaeologists call the eastern city of Pompeii, about its history and the most important features of civilization there. The course will then talk about Umm Qays “Jedara” and the implications for the Hellenistic period in it. Among the topics covered in the course are also the city of mosaics and literature, their historical and religious importance, and the successive eras. Finally, we will move on to talking about castles in Jordan, such as Al-Karak Castle, Ajloun Castle, and Al-Shoubak Castle. Have a useful time!
What You Will LearnDefine the historical eras and periods.
Classify different eras and times.
List the cities of the Decapolis and identify their main monuments.
Have good knowledge and familiarity with the most important historical sites and cities in Jordan.