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WATCH AGAIN: AN INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT MOSAICS I: FROM GREECE TO THE FIRST CENTURY CE

Birgitta Hoffmann

This is a chance of catching up with the course that originally ran last term on the schedule outlined below. Upon ordering you will get a list of links to the recorded original lectures to listen to at your pleasure for the next 10 weeks.

Original course outline:

Roman mosaics are rightly famous, but where did the tradition of patterned floors come from? This course follows the development of patterned floors from Greece and the palaces of Macedonia and Pergamon, to the great houses of the Roman Republic and the 1 c. CE.

28 April: The origins in Greece and elsewhere – interesting things to do with pebbles?

5 May: Why do I need to learn this stuff, mum? From Geometry to Pella

12 May: The arrival of colour: Pergamon and beyond

19 May: Asiatic mosaics: Going East….

26 May: Mosaics and the Ptolemies: Egypt, Cyprus, Cyrenaica?

2 June: Going West: The Hellenistic mosaics in Italy

9 June: Augustus and Opus Sectile: The philosophy of “if you have it, flaunt it.”

 

This is a WATCH AGAIN COURSE. Upon ordering you will get a list of links to the recorded original lectures to listen to at your pleasure for the next 10 weeks.

Virtual Learning Environment: Zoom

Bookings for the whole course:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£30 1 50

To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to the address below. Alternatively, you can book via Eventbrite.


Contact:
Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: latinteacher@btinternet.com mobile: 07747 533 070

Adult Education in Manchester and Cheshire