Discover Ancient Civilisations - Online Courses

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. Ancient Greek poetry reading group (in translation) - Sappho

    Ancient Greek poetry reading group (in translation)

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 21 Jul 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey are still well-loved, but other archaic Greek poets’ surviving works are equally fascinating. Explore the world and works of Hesiod, Archilochus, Sappho, Pindar and others.

    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: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  2. The writings of Cicero: an introduction

    Course Date: Fri 23 Jul 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    An introduction to one of the most influential and prolific Roman writers, Cicero, his life and works.

    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

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

    Women's lives in the ancient world

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Jul 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover how women are portrayed on the male-dominated stage of Ancient Greece and Rome and what issues affected their lives.

    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

  4. Homer's Iliad: reading group

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 4 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and explore Homer's great epic tale in translation.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  5. A journey in the history and culture of Sicily

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 6 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This weekend course will offer an insight view of the multifaceted history and multilayered culture of Sicily, the ancient island off the shore of Italy mainland.

    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

  6. What are Greek myths?

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 27 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Myth permeated all aspects of ancient society and much the same can be said today. Investigate the relevance and perseverance of the Greek myth and why these tales continue to fascinate.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £10.00
    Senior fee: £10.00
    Concession: £10.00

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