Ancient Civilisations Courses in London

Delve into stories of classics and the ancient world, learn the languages and explore their cultures. Courses are available on weekdays, evenings and weekends.

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  1. Heavenly journeys

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore imaginative literature from the ancient world concerned with ‘souls journeys’ and the experience of otherworldly journeys and visions in Jewish texts arising form the Hellenistic period and the Greco-Roman world, as well as early Christian and Muslim texts.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. The Etruscans

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 27 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the mysterious people who lived in Central Italy and ended up being enveloped by the Romans.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  3. Reading hieroglyphics

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: International House
    Information to be provided shortly.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  4. Celebrating in Ancient Egypt

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  5. Egyptology day

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 9 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    After thousands of years, the legacy of the Ancient Egyptians continues to captivate. This autumn, leading experts and specialists shed new light on this mysterious civilisation at City Lit's annual Egyptology day. No prior knowledge is required - just bring your curiosity!
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. Introduction to classical civilisation: from Mynos to Mycenae

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Trace the origins of civilisation in the Aegean. This course coincides with a new exhibition on Troy at the British Museum. A visit to the galleries of the British Museum is included.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  7. Latin literature in translation: a survey course

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00

  8. Egyptology: the end of empire, tomb robbers and golden pharaohs at Tanis

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover what happened when the empire went into decline and the Valley of the Kings was abandoned.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  9. Latin epic: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will give you an introduction to two of the most influential poems of the ancient world, Virgil’s Aeneid and Lucretius’ On the Nature of the Universe.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  10. Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the importance of the Bhagvad Gita and learn why it continues to be one of the most important and most widely read ancient Hindu text.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  11. Great voyages from Greek and Roman myths - Jason, Odysseus and Aeneas

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A detailed examination of the voyages and their fantastical encounters relating them to reality. Includes visit to the British Museum.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  12. Creation myths in the ancient near East

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
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    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  13. Parallels between ancient Greek and ancient Indian views of History

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the similarities and differences between ancient and modern history and epic.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £12.00

  14. The Bible between Old and New Testament

    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
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    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. North East India and Bangladesh: a photographic lecture

    Course Date: Tue 4 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £12.00

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