Courses

If you would like to know more about ancient Egypt, there are a number of formal and informal courses  in the North West across the year, several taught by MAES members. You can find details of some of them here:

MANCENT

The Manchester Continuing Education Network runs a wide range of face-to-face courses and study days, including Egyptology and the Ancient World. Most are held at the Cross Street Chapel in the centre of Manchester.

Saturday 29th September 2018 10:30am-4:30pm

“Look on my works, ye mighty and despair”: Depictions of the Kings in Ancient History

Image is power!

In this study day, Sarah Griffiths, Michael Tunnicliffe, Birgitta Hoffman and Jo Backhouse explore kingly iconography and art as propaganda in ancient Egypt, the Roman Empire and Biblical Palestine in four lectures:

  • Amenhotep III: The Many Faces of the Dazzling Sun King
  • Depicting Pharaonic Power in the Hellenised World
  • Herod the Great: Projecting Power without Images
  • Royal Iconography in the Late Roman and Byzantine periods

Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL

For more details click here to visit the website.

 

Saturday 20th October, 2018, 10:30am-4:30pm

When Empires Collide: Egypt vs Rome – from Alexander to Augustus

with Sarah Griffiths and Birgitta Hoffman

Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL

For more details click here to visit the website.

 

Egyptology Online at the University of Manchester

You can study a range of accredited and non-accredited online courses at the University of Manchester, including:

  • The Certificate in Egyptology (accredited, 3 year part time)
  • The Diploma in Egyptology (a 2 year extension to the Certificate course, accredited)
  • A choice of 6 week non-accredited courses including “Queens of Ancient Egypt”, “Gods and Goddess of Ancient Egypt” and “Tutankhamen”
  • A range of taster courses including “Blue” and”War and Weapons”

STOP PRESS! New short courses in hieroglyphs now available!

For more details click here to visit the website.

FREE online course!

 Also run by the University of Manchester:

“Ancient Egypt: A History in Six Objects”. Click here for further details.

 

 

 

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