Ancient civilisations

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Ancient civilisations

Ancient civilisations

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  1. Art and architecture of the Byzantine Empire

    Course Date: Wed 25 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fascinating introduction to some key architectural sites and some of the most important art of the Byzantine Empire, from Ravenna in the West to Istanbul and beyond.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  2. Cities of gold: Native American cities before Columbus

    Course Date: Tue 1 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the little known history of pre-Columbian civilizations North of Mexico and their links to Aztec and other Mexican cultures.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £55.00

  3. Classics evening lecture

    Course Date: Wed 2 May 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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

  4. Ancient Greek drama: a reading group in translation

    Course Date: Thu 3 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore themes from the ancient Athenian stage, and how they still speak to us about the challenges we face today.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £65.00

  5. Archaeology of Ancient Greece and Rome: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 3 May 2018
    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: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. Collectors and the British Museum

    Course Date: Sat 12 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    William Hamilton, Charles Townley and Lord Elgin were great collectors of ancient artefacts and by donating their collections to the British Museum influenced Neo-Classical culture.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. Disease, death and mummies in Ancient Egypt

    Course Date: Sat 19 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Living and dying with disease; being buried and mummified in Ancient Egypt. What are the latest discoveries and theories? Who is carrying out this work, and what are the ethical considerations? Human remains will be explored in a museum setting.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Classics lunchtime talk

    Course Date: Thu 7 Jun 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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

  11. 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

  12. 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 a local temple.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  13. Athenian democracy in the 5th Century BCE

    Course Date: Wed 18 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    We'll explore the theory and practice of democracy in ancient Athens.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £65.00

  14. Letters from antiquity

    Course Date: Thu 19 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Through letters and documents we meet some fascinating characters: clerks, a cavalry officer, some bankers, an engineer, the woman who emptied a chamber pot over Herakleides as he passed her window, a recluse, and others.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. Ancient world civilisations

    Course Date: Tue 24 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The course looks at major ancient civilisations around the world. Offering a fresh perspective on the emergence of states, chiefdoms and empires, the ten lessons will examine relationships and influences between settled and nomadic peoples.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £100.00

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