Ancient civilisations

Discover the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Roman on our courses, as well as Mayan civilisations and more.
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  1. Archaeology of Ancient Greece and Rome: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 4 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Introduce yourself to the archaeology of the ancient world, from the palaces of the Minoans and Mycenaeans to the Roman Forum.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £25.00

  2. Art, sculpture and architecture of the classical world: an advanced analysis

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An accessible look at some of the approaches modern scholarship has taken to ancient Greek and Roman art, sculpture and architecture.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £60.00

  3. Classics evening lecture

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us for our new series of talks by leading classicists on a wide variety of topics. You need no prior knowledge of classical languages or history - just bring your curiosity. Visit www.citylit.ac.uk/discovertheclassics for details.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £7.00
    Concession: £5.00

  4. Classics lunchtime talk

    Course Date: Thu 8 Jun 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us for our new series of talks by leading classicists on a wide variety of topics. You need no prior knowledge of classical languages or history - just bring your curiosity. Visit www.citylit.ac.uk/discovertheclassics for details.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £7.00
    Concession: £5.00

  5. Disease, death and mummies in Ancient Egypt

    Course Date: Sat 20 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Living and dying with disease; being buried and mummified in Ancient Egypt. What are the latest discoveries and theories? Who is carrying out this work, and what are the ethical considerations? Human remains will be explored in a museum setting.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. From Athens to Sparta: Unwind with Wonders – travelling with Pausanias in the Peloponnese

    Course Date: Sat 3 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Pausanias was a Greek traveller of the 2nd century AD who wrote a fascinating account of his tour of Greece. Using Pausanias as a guide, this new course takes in the shrines and rituals, towns and temples, with their deities, myths and other tall tales, and more.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. Mughal decorative arts and jewellery

    Course Date: Sat 27 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fascinating introduction to Mughal decorative arts including jewellery. The lecture will be followed by a visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum to study items from their collection in detail.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  8. The Etruscans: an introduction

    Course Date: Sat 29 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Although their language has been lost, the influence of the Etruscans on the Greeks and Romans was enormous and many objects survive today. The day will conclude with a visit to the British Museum.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. The Maya civilisation

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about one of the most magnificent, but misunderstood civilisations of the ancient world – the ancient Maya from the rainforests of Central America. A detailed examination of their history and culture will be given.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £65.00

  10. The Near East after Alexander the Great: the Empire of the Seleucids

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In the wake of Alexander the Great, the Seleucids created a vast empire in the East which threatened the reunited Alexander's Empire. Come and learn about the great Successor kingdom of the Seleucids.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £80.00

  11. The Neo-Babylonian Empire

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come discover the history and culture of the Neo-Babylonians. Born out of the fires of Nineveh, the Neo-Babylonian Empire and its warrior kings conquered far and wide. Their impact and legacy is still felt today. Museum visit included.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £65.00

  12. Up close and personal with Greek archaeological treasures

    Course Date: Sat 10 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover stunning objects from ancient Greece and the evidence they provide for the lives of ancient people. Spend the afternoon having a close look at the British Museum's collection.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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