Courses about Ancient Civilisations

Discover the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Roman on our courses, as well as Mayan civilisations and more.
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  1. The Aztecs

    The Aztecs

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover one of the great New World civilisations and their achievements - the Aztecs of Mexico.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. Journey in pre-Islamic and early Islamic art and architecture

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this one-day course, we will examine the art and architecture of pre-Islamic Arabia and the role played mainly by Byzantines and Sasanians in the development of Islamic art.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  3. Petrie and Pendlebury: two archaeologists at Amarna

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A comparison of the excavations conducted by Flinders Petrie and John Pendlebury at Akhenaten’s capital at Amarna. Spend time up close with their Amarna treasures in the nearby Petrie Museum at University College London.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  4. The Maya

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    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. We'll examine their history and culture.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  5. Studying Classics: an introduction

    New Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to find out what it means to study the classical world? This one-day course introduces the study of antiquity to the non-specialist. Discover the first histories, the heroic epics, and philosophical thought from Greece and Rome.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. Women's lives in the ancient world - Sappho

    Women's lives in the ancient world

    New Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 1 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how women are portrayed on the male-dominated stage of Ancient Greece and Rome and what issues affected their lives. A visit to the British Museum is included.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  7. Dressing up in Ancient Egypt

    New
    Course Date: Tue 4 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What can surviving textiles tell us about the minutiae of daily life in Ancient Egypt? We will consider how the Egyptians wove such fine linen, what other fabrics were available, how they pleated their party dresses, and how often and they washed their underwear. A local museum visit brings all to life.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  8. Reading hieroglyphics

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: International House
    This is a continuation course on the Introduction to hieroglyphs held at the British Museum. More details to follow.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  9. Troy: an introduction at the British Museum

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: The British Museum
    An opportunity to find out more about Troy, its history and the people associated with it. This course will be held at the British Museum.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  10. Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics: an introduction for complete beginners at the British Museum

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 14 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: The British Museum
    This four-week course, presented in partnership between the British Museum and City Lit, uses British Museum objects related to ancient Egypt to provide a foundation in the writing of hieroglyphs. The class will be held at the British Museum.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

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