Ancient civilisations

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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Ancient civilisations

Ancient civilisations

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  1. A journey in the history and culture of Sicily

    Course Date: Sat 26 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This one-day course will offer an insight view of the multifaceted history and multilayered culture of Sicily, the ancient island off the shore of Italy mainland.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  2. The Etruscans

    Course Date: Thu 31 May 2018
    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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  3. Classics lunchtime talk

    Course Date: Thu 7 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us for our new series of talks by leading classicists on a wide variety of topics. You need no prior knowledge of Classical languages or history - just bring your curiosity….
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £7.00
    Concession: £5.00

  4. Up close and personal with Greek archaeological treasures

    Course Date: Sat 9 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover stunning objects from ancient Greece and the evidence they provide for the lives of ancient people. Spend the afternoon having a close look at the British Museum's collection.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  5. An introduction to the Hindu Temple

    Course Date: Sat 30 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover more about the development, history and sacred geometry of the Hindu temple in this weekend course which includes a guided visit to the Shri Vallabhi nidhi Temple in Wembley.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  6. Classics evening lecture

    Course Date: Wed 4 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us for our new series of talks by leading classicists on a wide variety of topics. You need no prior knowledge of Classical languages or history - just bring your curiosity….
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £9.00
    Concession: £5.00

  7. The Odyssey reading group (in translation)

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Homer’s epic tale of Odysseus’ journey home after the Trojan war may now be over 2,500 years old but it still has much to tell us about the ancient Greek world that is relevant today. Explore this great work in translation.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £50.00

  8. Virgil's Aeneid reading group (in translation)

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and enjoy reading extracts from Virgil's famous epic.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. Ancient Greek poetry reading group (in translation)

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  10. Four great kings of the ancient world

    Course Date: Wed 18 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the lives of four great kings as a gateway to a broader examination of the Akkadian, Egyptian, Hittite and Neo-Assyrian empires. Learn more about these civilisations and cultures, and enjoy a guided tour of British Museum galleries.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  11. Vedic chanting

    Course Date: Thu 19 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course will teach you how to chant in Sanskrit and will introduce you to the sound of Sanskrit.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £20.00

  12. The Aztecs

    Course Date: Fri 20 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover one of the great New World civilisations and their achievements - the Aztecs of Mexico.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  13. The Inca

    Course Date: Sat 21 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about the history and culture of the Inca civilisation from South America.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  14. Discovering and deciphering ancient writings

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Look at how archaeologists have been able to decipher certain ancient scripts and why others still remain a mystery. You will also have the opportunity to decipher texts yourselves.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  15. What changes? Parmenides and Heraclitus on Being and Becoming

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For Parmenides, being is eternal, static and unitary - change is not fundamentally real. For Heraclitus, everything changes, nothing remains the same, being is a dynamic becoming. Are these founders of Western philosophy really opposed?
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

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