- The Rise of Classical Greece: from the end of the Bronze Age to the 6th century BCCourse Date: Wed 22 Sep 2021
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe formative period following the end of Mycenaean power which witnessed the origins and development of Greek civilization.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £134.00
- Ancient American civilisations - part 1: the SouthCourse Date: Wed 22 Sep 2021
Location on this date: OnlineShrouded in mystery and legend, Amazonian and Central American cultures reveal surprising links to societies of the Andes that defy and challenge common perceptions about the rise of civilisation in the Americas.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Mystery religionsCourse Date: Wed 3 Nov 2021
Location on this date: OnlineMystery religions were very popular in the ancient world and were organised as voluntary associations. Their popularity is attested in writings and in material culture of the Greco-Roman world. They offered intense religious experiences outside the official, civic religions. The participants were initiated into the mysteries: whilst there is considerable variety in form and content, a belief in a form of salvation was a common denominator of many of these mystery religions. The question of the relationship between the mystery cults and Christianity will also be broached.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £36.00
- Magic in the ancient worldCourse Date: Wed 2 Jun 2021
Location on this date: OnlineHow do you define magic and divination? Why has the Western world traditionally viewed magic as opposed to religion and science? These and other issues will be discussed in this thought-provoking course.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £48.00
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