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Ancient History

Although ancient history, by definition, took place in an era that may seem distant, the happenings of the ancient world established many of our modern societal customs and values, from effective sewage systems to democracy much of it started with the Romans, Greeks and Egyptians. It’s easy to see why exploring history is essential to fully understanding the here and now. Are you thinking about signing up for a history class? Our classes are a great way to explore a range of subjects to find the ones you love, with no pressure and no exams. Our tutors are friendly and qualified, and our courses are open to anyone over 18 – no experience or prior skills required.

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Who Was Jesus?

Renowned academic walks students through Christian and non-Christian views of Jesus, finally tackling the controversial debate over his very existence. We shall also expose the false dichotomy that people must be sure that Jesus either did or did not exist, introducing the increasingly fashionable ‘agnostic position’. DELIVERY MODE This class will... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Renowned academic walks students through Christian and non-Christian views of Jesus, finally tackling the controversial debate over his very existence. We shall also expose the false dichotomy that

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21 Jul

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The Achaemenids: Iran's Greatest Empire

Before the arrival of Islam in the 7th century CE, Iran had been the centre of several of the world’s greatest empires. Of these, the empire of the Achaemenids was the first and arguably the most powerful and extensive. Formed largely by the conquests of the first three Achaemenid Kings—Cyrus, Cambyses, Darius—this “Persian” empire extended from... [More]
$145 Limited / $131

<p>Before the arrival of Islam in the 7th century CE, Iran had been the centre of several of the world’s greatest empires. Of these, the empire of the Achaemenids was the first and arguably the most

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30 Jul

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Ancient Mathematics: Islamic Science

Islamic mathematics developed under strong influence of the ancient Greek mathematics. During the Abbasid Caliphate, Euclid’s Elements and Ptolemy’s Almagest were translated into Syriac then to Arabic, followed by the works by Diophantus, Heron of Alexandria, Archimedes of Syracuse, and Apollonius. Arab scientists inherited and developed Greeks'... [More]
$65 Limited

<p>Islamic mathematics developed under strong influence of the ancient Greek mathematics. During the Abbasid Caliphate, Euclid’s Elements and Ptolemy’s Almagest were translated into Syriac then to

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06 Aug

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Excavations and History of the Vatican Hill Rome

Visit ancient Mons Vaticano, the area now occupied by St Peters and the Vatican City, Rome. The history of this area dates back to the time of the Caesars, a site of ancient gardens, circuses, temples and tombs. We will look at the development of the earliest church dedicated to St Peter on this site and examine some fascinating recent excavations... [More]
$29 Limited

<p>Visit ancient Mons Vaticano, the area now occupied by St Peters and the Vatican City, Rome. The history of this area dates back to the time of the Caesars, a site of ancient gardens, circuses,

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12 Aug

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Two Churches and a Temple in Trastevere Rome

Visit the Transtiberina – the right bank of the Tiber river known today as Trastevere. Discover the churches of St Cecelia and San Crisogono, a Syrian Temple and other excavations which reveal little known facts about this extraordinary part of the ancient city of Rome. Course notes will be provided for students with a bibliography, websites,... [More]
$29 Limited

<p>Visit the Transtiberina – the right bank of the Tiber river known today as Trastevere. Discover the churches of St Cecelia and San Crisogono, a Syrian Temple and other excavations which reveal

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26 Aug

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