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236 Courses

  1. Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (124)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£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...
  2. Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language

    Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.8 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (81)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£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. Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    Bob Brier
    4.9 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£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.
  4. The Celtic World

    The Celtic World

    Jennifer Paxton
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (243)
    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...
  5. Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language

    Michael Carasik
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
    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.
  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
    (198)
    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. Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites

    Archaeology: An Introduction to the World's Greatest Sites

    Eric H. Cline
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (171)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£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.
  8. The Agency: A History of the CIA

    The Agency: A History of the CIA

    Hugh Wilford
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £54.99 £34.99£54.99
    Few organizations are as fascinating, as mysterious—and as controversial—as the Central Intelligence Agency. In The Agency: A History of the CIA, Professor Hugh Wilford transforms decades of research into an engrossing 24-lecture course that helps you better understand the role the CIA has played in recent American history, from the Cold War to the War on Terror.
  9. History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective

    History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
    Starting at £69.99 Starting at £69.99 £99.99 £69.99£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...
  10. The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£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.
  11. Development of European Civilization Sale

    Development of European Civilization

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Save up to £75.00 Starting at £9.99 £99.99 £9.99£99.99
    Survey the remarkable development of Europe from the late Middle Ages through the eve of World War II with The Development of European Civilization. In Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett's 48 lectures, you'll learn the major ideologies that emerged from centuries of debate and conflict; the forces that intermingled to create a range of economic and social revolutions; groundbreaking European ideas about government,...
  12. Understanding Japan: A Cultural History

    Understanding Japan: A Cultural History

    Mark J. Ravina
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (159)
    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...
  13. History of Ancient Egypt

    History of Ancient Egypt

    Bob Brier
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (285)
    Starting at £69.99 Starting at £69.99 £99.99 £69.99£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...
  14. The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

    The Irish Identity: Independence, History, and Literature

    Marc C. Conner
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (131)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    As Ireland shook off the shackles of British rule, it produced one of the greatest flourishings of literature in modern times—a spirited discourse that found the significance of the present intimately entwined with the legendary past. Discover the dazzling arts and bloody struggles of the Irish Renaissance and fight for independence, guided by great works from Yeats, Joyce, Lady Gregory, and others.
  15. The Guide to Essential Italy Sale

    The Guide to Essential Italy

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £39.99 £79.99 £39.99£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...
  16. Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed

    Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (114)
    Starting at £69.99 Starting at £69.99 £99.99 £69.99£99.99
    Uncover the fascinating rise and fall of the Maya and Aztec civilizations—spectacular empires with complex cultures that ruled vast stretches of pre-Columbian America. In this comprehensive course taught by the Director of the Maya Exploration Center, you’ll witness the enthralling history of these sophisticated societies as you explore their religions, governments, social organizations, arts, engineering, and...
  17. Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity

    Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity

    David Christian
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (201)
    Starting at £69.99 Starting at £69.99 £99.99 £69.99£99.99
    The history of everything—from the beginning of the universe to the modern day—is a monumental story you explore in Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity. Taught by award-winning Professor David Christian, this course offers you a unique opportunity to view human history in the context of the many histories that surround it. In 48 thought-provoking lectures, you traverse the sweeping...
  18. An Economic History of the World since 1400

    An Economic History of the World since 1400

    Donald J. Harreld
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Starting at £39.99 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.
  19. Holy Land Revealed

    Holy Land Revealed

    Jodi Magness
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (182)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Comb through the rubble of an ancient citadel in the City of David, the contents of rock-cut tombs in the Kidron Valley, correspondence from caves in the Judaean desert, and other remains from one of the most important regions in the history of civilization. Delivered by archaeologist and award-winning Professor Jodi Magness, The Holy Land Revealed helps you relive and encounter life in the ancient Holy Land through...
  20. 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
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    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...