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. “The Oriental Renaissance”: episodes in the history of Indology

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 18 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: International House
    Come and discover the "Oriental Renaissance" that influenced European ideas of the nineteenth century.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. Classics day

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    City Lit, the British Museum and UCL bring you another exciting day of talks, discussions and gallery visits on themes relating to Ancient Greece and Rome. This year's topic will be confirmed shortly. Anyone with a love of the classics is welcome. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required!
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £36.00
    Concession: £18.00

  3. Homer's Iliad: reading group

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 5 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and explore Homer's great epic tale in translation.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  4. Introduction to Greek thought: From the Presocratics to Plato and Aristotle

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 7 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover some of the key ideas that shaped classical thought, and their ongoing relevance today.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  5. Byzantium, Constantinople and Istanbul: the story of an iconic city

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. Ancient Egypt: the reign of Pharaoh Seti I

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Seti I ruled Egypt around 1289 – 1279 BC in the middle of the New Kingdom, Egypt’s age of empire. The country was continuing to recover from the upheavals of the Amarna Period some fifty years earlier. After a series of elderly pharaohs, Seti I came to the throne as an energetic young man, ruling so wisely that he became a role model for his successors. He conducted successful military campaigns and built glorious architecture. Sadly he died after only ten years on the throne.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

  7. Ancient world civilisations

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Myths of the Bible

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and explore some of the myths from the Old and the New Testament.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  9. Latin epic: the later period

    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
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    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. A potted history of Ancient Greece: follow-on course

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  11. Figureheads, ship badges and silverware - 19th century classical references

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Delve into classical myths used in naval related and other items in the 19th century. Visit to the British Museum included.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  12. Greek literature: a survey course

    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and discover the key works and authors of Ancient Greece.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  13. Art and architecture of Ancient India

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    India's three indigenous religions - Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism - have given rise to one of the oldest artistic civilisations in the world. Learn more about the art and architecture of Ancient India in this introductory course.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  14. Greek and Roman archaeology: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  15. Ancient Spectacles: from Homer to the Colosseum

    Course Date: Thu 7 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This information will be provided soon. Please keep checking our website.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

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