Ancient Worlds

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The Lives and Loves of the Ancient Egyptians: Hatshepsut

The Lives and Loves of the Ancient Egyptians: Hatshepsut

This course aims to delineate the many facets of Hatshepsut and the artistic innovation that blossomed during her reign. 5 weekly meetings from Tuesday 24 January, 10am-12pm with Dr Joanne Backhouse.

Alexander the Great: The Man and the Myth

Alexander the Great: The Man and the Myth

Alexander the Great is one of the most famous figures from ancient history, But Alexander remains an enigmatic figure. 5 weekly meetings from Tuesday 7 February, 2-4pm with Dr Joanne Ball.

Shipwrecks Ancient and Modern: An Introduction to Maritime Archaeology 2

Shipwrecks Ancient and Modern: An Introduction to Maritime Archaeology 2

Discover the story of shipwrecks ancient and modern through a review of significant maritime archaeological projects and excavations. Three weekly meetings from Wednesday 8 February, 10.30am-12.30pm with Dr Gina Muskett.

The Alexander Romance: Alexander the Great and his Reception

The Alexander Romance: Alexander the Great and his Reception

This module provides the students with an introduction to the ancient reception of Alexander the Great with a focus on the Alexander Romance. 8 weekly meetings from Tuesday 7 February, 6-8pm with Dr Guen Taietti.

Greek II

Greek II

Greek II provides students with knowledge of some of the most common features of Classical Greek grammar. 8 weekly meetings from Thursday 2 February, 6-8pm with Dr Guen Taietti.

Latin II

Latin II

Latin II builds on students’ basic knowledge of Latin grammar and vocabulary, and enables them to read adapted texts mainly in prose. 8 weekly meetings from Wednesday 1 February, 6-8pm with Dr Guen Taietti.

Reading the New Testament – Romans

Reading the New Testament – Romans

The Letter to the Romans is perhaps the Apostle Paul’s most reflective and theological letter. 10 weekly meetings from Monday 16 January, 1.30-3.30pmwith Michael Tunnicliffe.

The Cosmopolitan Medieval Arabic World

The Cosmopolitan Medieval Arabic World

Have you ever wondered at the beauty of Islamic art and culture, or visited Arab countries and become intrigued by what you have seen? 10 weekly meetings from Monday 30 January, 6-8pm with Dr Theodora Zampaki.

The Mysterious Sumerians: Their History and Culture