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Oct 31st 2016

The objective of this course is to provide an overview of the culture of ancient Rome beginning about 1000 BCE and ending with the so-called "Fall of Rome". We will look at some of the key people who played a role in Rome, from the time of the kings through the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

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Oct 31st 2016

Archaeology has as its objective the recovery and revival of humankind past, and as its aim the rescue and preservation of cultural heritage. Archaeology is, among human sciences, the discipline with the strongest importance for the rediscovery, but also for the preservation and protection of cultural heritage, as Humankind’s universal patrimony. You will be introduced to the way we ourselves reflect on and are engaged with the study of human past: from the practical and material recovery of ancient traces in the field to the study and interpretation. On the other hand, the discovery of human past implies the correct conservation and presentation for both experts and general public: the study and protection of the past we share every day prevent from any possible destruction, misuse, abuse and thus cancellation of human memory.

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Oct 31st 2016

Este curso introduce a los estudiantes de grado de habla hispana en los aspectos más relevantes de la lengua, la historia y la cultura del Egipto de los faraones.

Average: 7.8 (4 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

Get an introduction to studying archaeology, exploring exciting discoveries in the Vale of Pewsey, near to Stonehenge and Avebury. Join us at the University of Reading as we chart the progress of an archaeological excavation from dig to lab and beyond on this free online course.

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Oct 3rd 2016

Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course. The devastation caused by the trafficking of illicit antiquities and the theft of art has gained widespread public attention in recent years.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Jul 18th 2016

Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.

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Jun 13th 2016

Learn how ancient artefacts, written evidence, excavation and digital technologies are transforming understanding of this harbour. The Roman harbour city of Portus lay at the heart of an empire that extended from Scotland to Iraq. Established by Claudius and enlarged by the emperor Trajan with spoils of the Dacian wars, the port was the conduit for everything the city of Rome required from its Mediterranean provinces: the food and, particularly grain, that fed the largest urban population of the ancient world, as well as luxuries of all kinds, building materials, people and wild animals for the arena.

Average: 7.8 (4 votes)
Jun 1st 2016

Discover Palestine is the first English language certified Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) about Palestinian history, archaeology, culture, and heritage.
 Discover Palestine will explore the ancient land of Palestine. We will learn about the geographical and ecological makeup of the land, the different types of agriculture and water installations that have been adopted by various groups over the centuries, as well as trade and other relations between groups. We will also learn about the art, architecture and technology of the different periods covered by this course.

Average: 4.3 (7 votes)
Nov 2nd 2015

Explore the archaeology of the most heavily fortified frontier in the Roman Empire, its people and their lives.

Average: 9.4 (5 votes)
Apr 7th 2015

Explore with us the fascinating ways of thinking about space in Viking Age and Old Norse culture. Together we will discuss how space is conceptualised and depicted in diverse Old Norse genres and traditions.

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Oct 6th 2014

Dieser Kurs vermittelt Grundlagen über die Hanse und Archäologie mit Schwerpunkt Lübeck. Experten geben lebendige Einblicke in die Bereiche Archäologie, Hanse, Methodik, Leben im Mittelalter und die Bedeutung für die heutige Zeit.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 25th 2014

The course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the current state of social and indigenous archaeologies. By the conclusion of the course, you should have obtained basic knowledge on the history of archaeology, various trends in world archeology, indigenous archaeology, and uses of the archaeological past in the present.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Apr 30th 2014

This course examines the development of the art and architecture of the cultures of ancient Nubia through what we have learned from archaeology and how that evidence has helped us create the picture we now have of the culture and history of the birth and development of art and civilization in the Nile Valley.

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Apr 4th 2014

MOOC on history, archeology and the hanseatic league.

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Self Paced

The course aims to offer a wide view of the history of art in Greece and ancient Italy between IX century B.C. and the Severian period, with specific attention to architecture, sculpture, painting and other arts and crafts of the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic Greece and their reflection in Italy.

Average: 7 (4 votes)
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The course aims to define the goals and the systematic methodological research related to a discipline of historical and archaeological area, such as the Ancient Topography, Survey and technical analysis of ancient monuments, in order to reconstruct the shape and meaning of the ancient anthropic contexts, through the traces that remain in modern urban landscapes.

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Feb 24th 2014

Admit it - you wanted to be an archaeologist when you grew up... This course builds on that enthusiasm, while radically expanding your notions about just what archaeology is and just what archaeologists do.

Average: 9.5 (4 votes)