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Civilisations Of The Ancient World

Mary Ward Centre
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12 weeks
109 GBP
London
Professional Training

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Civilisations Of The Ancient World

Discover the archaeology of the ancient world, from Shang Dynasty China in the East, to the South American Inca in the West. This course introduces the worlds great civilizations, investigating the emergence of city living, the invention and evolution of writing, the conquest and administration of vast empires, the growth of trading networks and how ancient mythologies, histories and religious beliefs continue to shape contemporary life. Using examples from Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Greece, Rome and the New World we will ask, what might the concept of civilization mean for us today? The course would be suitable for people who are new to studying and archaeology and to people who have some experience and are keen to take this further.

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No previous knowledge or experience required

Training Course Content

The course aims to provide an introduction and overview to both Archaeolgical methods and what the discovery of Archaeological evidence can tell us about the great Civilisations of the Ancient World. Amongts the topics to be considered are:

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The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...


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