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The Ancient Olympics

As the Modern Olympic Games are going to take place this summer, it is time to reflect on their origin in Ancient Greece. Other Greek cities held games and the class will include a virtual visit to the British Museum. What is the course about? Using images from sculpture and pottery and the descriptions by… Read more »

This tag: Etruscans

Collectors at the British Museum

This course was due to run at the City Lit but did not take place in the end.  One of the collectors involved was Charles Townley.  Slides below refer to some of his collection in the museum. Townley

This tag: Etruscans

The Etruscans: an Introduction

Although their language has been lost the influence of the Etruscans on the Greeks and Romans was enormous and many objects survive today. The day will conclude with a visit to the British Museum. What is the course about? The Etruscans are one of the more mysterious civilisations of Ancient Europe.  The Greeks and Romans… Read more »

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