Ancient civilisations

Discover the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Roman on our courses, as well as Mayan civilisations and more.
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  1. Alexander, the great man of history

    Course Date: Mon 18 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come discover Alexander the Great man of many faces. The king from the relatively small state of Macedon who conquered the mighty Persian Empire. He truly changed the world he found and continues to dominate.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £85.00

  2. Art and society in the Great Age of Athens (478-403 BCE)

    Course Date: Thu 5 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and explore life and art in 5th century Athens, the time of Pericles, Alcibiades and Socrates. Includes a visit to the British Museum.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £60.00

  3. Art, sculpture and architecture of the classical world: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 28 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover what messages the ancient Greeks and Romans were trying to convey about themselves through their art, sculpture and architecture. No prior knowledge of their world is necessary – just an enquiring mind.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £95.00

  4. Civilisations of the El Dorado: buildings and arts from tropical South America

    Course Date: Tue 31 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Shrouded 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.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £55.00

  5. Classics day

    Classics day

    Course Date: Sat 17 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Build, 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 "Faith, Belief and Religion in the Classical World". Anyone with a love of the classics is welcome. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required!
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £30.00
    Concession: £15.00

  6. Classics evening lecture

    Course Date: Wed 6 Dec 2017
    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. Visit www bildutrapagaran.info/discovertheclassics for details.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £7.00
    Concession: £5.00

  7. Classics lunchtime talk

    Course Date: Thu 2 Nov 2017
    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. Visit bildutrapagaran.info/discovertheclassics for details.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £7.00
    Concession: £5.00

  8. Egyptology day

    Egyptology day

    Course Date: Sat 28 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    After thousands of years, the legacy of the Ancient Egyptians continues to captivate. This October, leading experts shed new light on this mysterious civilisation at Build's annual Egyptology day. No prior knowledge is required - just bring your curiosity!
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. Introduction to classical civilisation: Ancient Greece

    Course Date: Mon 18 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Trace the civilisation of classical Greece, from its origins to the 5th century BC. Explore epic wars, political intrigue, philosophical speculation, poetry and art. A visit to the British Museum is included.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £105.00

  10. Lives of private individuals in Ancient Egypt

    Course Date: Thu 28 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    There is a mine of information to be found in tomb ‘autobiographies’, letters and memoranda in the form of tomb inscriptions, papyri and pottery fragments. We will look at a range of personalities from high officials to adventurers, a querulous old businessman and the original Vicar of Bray. Visits to museums included.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £100.00

  11. The classical world and Shakespeare

    Course Date: Sat 11 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A quarter of Shakespeare’s major works were based on stories from the Classical World and have influenced our view of the Classical World ever since.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  12. The history of King Gilgamesh

    Course Date: Wed 20 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Sing to me of King Gilgamesh, he who saw the Deep. He who surpassed all kings and returned to the world what was lost. Come discover Gilgamesh’s history, his image, his legacy, and his reception.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £85.00

  13. The Trojan War

    Course Date: Sat 7 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The myths surrounding the 10 year war between the Greek City States and Troy in c. 1200 BC including the events leading up to the war, some of the conflicts of the war and some of the events in its aftermath. Visit to the British Museum included.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £75.00

  14. Trade, diplomacy and war. Egypt and its neighbours

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We explore the contacts and relationships between Ancient Egypt and contemporary world powers including Nubia, Palestine, Syria, Mesopotamia, Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece. The evidence from archaeology, ancient texts and art is fascinating and beautiful. A visit to the British Museum is included.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £105.00

  15. Tutankhamun’s underwear

    Course Date: Sat 14 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Recent examinations of Tutankhamun’s underwear have revealed that the boy king was decidedly ‘pear-shaped’. What can his clothing tell us about the minutiae of daily life in Ancient Egypt? Afternoon visit to the Petrie Museum.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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