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244 Courses

  1. Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs Sale

    Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    Bob Brier
    4.9 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Save up to £15.00 Starting at £29.99 £54.99 £29.99£54.99
    Noted Egyptologist Bob Brier’s Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs is the key to unlocking this ancient language. In 24 lectures, you’ll cover the basics of reading and writing hieroglyphs, including vocabulary words, number systems, and sentence structure. You’ll also translate hieroglyphs found on ancient sites and artifacts, such as the temples at Abu Simbel and the tomb of Tutankhamen.
  2. Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language Sale

    Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £39.99 £79.99 £39.99£79.99
    Ancient Greek is a language like no other. It records an astonishing array of great works in different genres, stretching across a thousand years of history. With Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language, you’ll understand why no translation can capture the expressive power of this incomparable tongue. With no prior experience required, Greek 101 gives you direct access to a remarkable heritage. These user-friendly...
  3. Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Michael Carasik
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (120)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Get an authoritative primer on a fascinating ancient tongue with Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language. Covering everything from the Hebrew alphabet and punctuation marks to essential vocabulary words to advanced grammatical rules, Professor Michael Carasik’s 36 lectures equip you to read one of the world’s greatest books in its original language on your own.
  4. Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites Sale

    Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites

    Eric H. Cline
    4.5 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (196)
    Save up to £15.00 Starting at £19.99 £54.99 £19.99£54.99
    Archaeology brings us face-to-face with our distant ancestors and with life as it was lived in long-ago civilizations. This thrilling new course, produced in partnership with National Geographic, introduces you to over 20 of the most significant archaeological sites on the planet, providing both an in-depth look at the sites themselves and an insider’s view of the history, science, and technology of archaeology.
  5. The Celtic World

    The Celtic World

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (285)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    With The Celtic World, discover the incredible story of the Celtic-speaking peoples, whose art, language, and culture once spread from Ireland to Austria. This series of 24 enlightening lectures explains the traditional historical view of who the Celts were, then contrasts it with brand-new evidence from DNA analysis and archaeology that totally changes our perspective on where the Celts came from. By bringing a new...
  6. Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest

    Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.9 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (207)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Explore the remarkable story of a tumultuous thousand-year period in British history. Delivered by award-winning Professor Jennifer Paxton, The Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest is a tour de force that shows how—in the midst of war and the struggle to balance royal power with the rights of the governed—medieval Britain laid the foundation for much of what we know today....
  7. History of Ancient Egypt Sale

    History of Ancient Egypt

    Bob Brier
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (300)
    Save up to £75.00 Starting at £19.99 £99.99 £19.99£99.99
    Ancient Egyptian civilization is so grand that our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. If you're awed by the Great Pyramid, amazed by the magnificent golden mask and other treasures of Tutankhamen, curious about how this longest-lived of all ancient cultures has influenced us, or just intrigued by the mysterious hows and whys of all things Egyptian, then you must own this comprehensive and entertaining...
  8. Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language Sale

    Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.7 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (132)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £39.99 £79.99 £39.99£79.99
    Latin lives! The language of Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, St. Jerome, and countless other great authors is alive and well in the modern world. Learning to read Latin is immensely rewarding, and it is a discipline that trains, enhances, and strengthens critical thinking. Embark on this unrivaled adventure with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language, 36 lectures by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Union College...
  9. Understanding Japan: A Cultural History

    Understanding Japan: A Cultural History

    Mark J. Ravina
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (169)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Japan’s extraordinary 2,000-year-old civilization has grown through periods of engagement and isolation into a society responsible for immeasurable influences on the rest of the world. Discover what makes Japan so distinctive in Understanding Japan: A Cultural History . These 24 fascinating lectures, produced in partnership with the Smithsonian, offer an unforgettable tour of Japanese history, life, art, and...
  10. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (192)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    No matter what you are hoping to discover in this magnificent region, The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales is the perfect guide. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, a British-born scholar who teaches at Emory University, these 36 engrossing lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain.
  11. An Economic History of the World since 1400 Sale

    An Economic History of the World since 1400

    Donald J. Harreld
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Save up to £30.00 Starting at £39.99 £99.99 £39.99£99.99
    Economics created our world. As the process through which societies provide for their citizens, it has driven everything from trade and politics to warfare and diplomacy. There’s not a single aspect of history that has not been influenced by economics. Discover a riveting, centuries-long story of power, glory, and ideology that reveals how, in step with history, economic ideas emerged, evolved, and thrived or died.
  12. The Guide to Essential Italy

    The Guide to Essential Italy

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (161)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Italy is the quintessential location for anyone interested in art, culture, and history. In collaboration with the Smithsonian, we bring you the exceptional gems and daily life of Italy’s past and present in a visually stunning tour. Explore Rome, Florence, and Venice—and take side trips to Pompeii, Perugia, and more. Visit important monuments, witness artistic masterpieces, and immerse yourself in Italian...
  13. History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective Sale

    History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (122)
    Save up to £75.00 Starting at £19.99 £99.99 £19.99£99.99
    Look at ancient history from a fresh, innovative vantage point with the 48 lectures of History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective. Historian and Professor Gregory S. Aldrete’s course examines the ancient world’s greatest civilizations from the Mediterranean, Asia, and the Americas—including those of Rome, Greece, China, Persia, India, and the Maya—not in isolation but in the full context of where...
  14. The Industrial Revolution Sale

    The Industrial Revolution

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
    Save up to £40.00 Starting at £14.99 £79.99 £14.99£79.99
    We owe so much of our world to the Industrial Revolution. The Great Courses partners with the Smithsonian to examine the extraordinary events and uncover the far-reaching impact of this incredible era. In 36 fascinating lectures, Professor Allitt introduces you to the inventors, businessmen, and workers responsible for transforming our lives and fueling one of the greatest periods of innovation in human history.
  15. Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Jennifer McNabb
    4 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £99.99 £39.99£99.99
    In the 48 lectures of Renaissance: The Transformation of the West, award-winning Professor Jennifer McNabb guides you through centuries of exhilarating change in Europe, focusing on often-unexplored or overlooked areas, including the role of women in the Renaissance, the lives of the poor and elite, Renaissance home and family life, and the connections between the Renaissance and the Reformation.
  16. The Persian Empire

    The Persian Empire

    John W. Lee
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    What do we really know about the ancient Persians? Explore the secrets of one of the greatest empires in the ancient world from a fresh perspective: its own. Over the span of 24 lectures, Professor John W. I. Lee examines Persian sources to reveal what we known about this grand civilization. Tapping into the latest scholarship, The Persian Empire is sure to fill in some critical gaps in your understanding and...
  17. Years That Changed History: 1215

    Years That Changed History: 1215

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Years That Changed History: 1215 is a unique course, offering you the chance to delve into one of the most interesting periods in world history. Over 24 wide-ranging lectures, Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University gives you the Big History of this singular year, introducing you to the people, events, and consequences of the world in 1215.
  18. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    London's impact on Western civilization is nothing short of profound, and its greatness continues to this day. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World reveals everything you need to know about the riveting history behind this magnificent metropolis. Discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its history, from the city's founding as a Roman outpost to its...
  19. A History of British India

    A History of British India

    Hayden J. Bellenoit
    3.7 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    The 200 years of Britain’s colonial rule of India was a time of seminal transformation and change—for India, for Britain, and for the world. In A History of British India, explore how the British took power in India, built a massive economic machine, and ruled until India’s 1947 independence. You’ll relive a crucial era in international relations, one with deep and lasting implications for our contemporary...
  20. Herodotus: The Father of History

    Herodotus: The Father of History

    Elizabeth Vandiver
    4.8 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    View the ancient world through the eyes of its first historian. This course addresses the most remarkable achievement of Herodotus—his narrative account of the great Persian Wars and their causes. It considers the ways his work retains a mythical world-view and discusses his influence on later Greek historians.