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Ancient History

Ancient history is replete with fascinating people and society doing extraordinary things like building pyramids in Egypt, creating the Greek gods of Olympus or building empires in Rome. Meet kings and queens, despots and dictators, foot soldiers and slaves. Discover and unpack the great works of great minds like Confucius, Ptolemy, Homer and Aristotle. See how our present rests on the giant shoulders of the past.


F2F ONL

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$10 Limited inc GST / $0

The Power and the Passion of Purple in Ancient Rome

<p>Purple has long been the colour of kings, emperors, and gods. Its comparative rarity in nature marked it out as special from the earliest times. We will look at three elite materials of purple hue

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F2F ONL

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

The Achaemenids: Iran's Greatest Empire

<p>Formed largely by the conquests of the first three Achaemenid Kings – Cyrus, Cambyses, and Darius- the ‘Persian’ empire extended from the shores of the Mediterranean as far east as modern Pakistan

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$158 Limited inc GST / $142

Magic and Medicine in the Ancient World

<p>Step into the world of ancient magic and medicine. Here you will find physicians, sorcerers, demons and ghosts, potions, poisons, love charms and medicines. A murky world of healing,

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F2F ONL

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$252 Limited inc GST / $227

Beyond Vesuvius

<p>The Bay of Naples was inhabited well before the Romans. Oscans, Samnites, Etruscans and Greeks all contributed to the area’s unique history which we will trace from the Bronze Age to the present

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F2F ONL

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

The Celts

<p>When Julius Caesar defeated the Gauls at Alesia in 52BC, Celtic culture in Europe was doomed to be dominated by Roman culture and law. The great tribal Celtic realms of western and central Europe

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$158 Limited inc GST / $142

The Celts

<p>When Julius Caesar defeated the Gauls at Alesia in 52BC, Celtic culture in Europe was doomed to be dominated by Roman culture and law. The great tribal Celtic realms of western and central Europe

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$72 Limited inc GST

Travel to Ancient Pompeii

<p>A visit to Pompeii is a journey into the past like no other place on earth can be. It is not the beautiful monuments or the public spaces that makes the place unique and unforgettable. It is the

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F2F ONL

Available Classes

$72 Limited inc GST

Dino Hunters and Other Treasure Seekers

<p>Dinosaurs are fascinating, so of course you want to discover more about them in this workshop – just as the earliest collectors of fossils did, though some of them went to much more bizarre

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$72 Limited inc GST

Dino Hunters and Other Treasure Seekers

<p>Dinosaurs are fascinating, so of course you want to discover more about them in this workshop – just as the earliest collectors of fossils did, though some of them went to much more bizarre

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