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Sobre o curso

Colossal pyramids, imposing temples, golden treasures, enigmatic hieroglyphs, powerful pharaohs, strange gods, and mysterious mummies are features of Ancient Egyptian culture that have fascinated people over the millennia. The Bible refers to its gods, rulers, and pyramids. Neighboring cultures in the ancient Near East and Mediterranean wrote about its god-like kings and its seemingly endless supply of gold. The Greeks and Romans describe aspects of Egypt's culture and history. As the 19th century began, the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt highlighted the wonders of this ancient land, and public interest soared. Not long after, Champollion deciphered Egypt's hieroglyphs and paved the way for other scholars to reveal that Egyptian texts dealt with medicine, dentistry, veterinary practices, mathematics, literature, and accounting, and many other topics. Then, early in the 20th century, Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and its fabulous contents. Exhibitions of this treasure a few decades later resulted in the world's first blockbuster, and its revival in the 21st century has kept interest alive. Join Dr. David Silverman, Professor of Egyptology at Penn, Curator in Charge of the Egyptian Section of the Penn Museum, and curator of the Tutankhamun exhibitions on a guided tour of the mysteries and wonders of this ancient land. He has developed this online course and set it in the galleries of the world famous Penn Museum. He uses many original Egyptian artifacts to illustrate his lectures as he guides students as they make their own discovery of this fascinating culture....

Melhores avaliações

SE

6 de out de 2022

This was an excellent course in the history of ancient Egypt. I have always been fascinated by their culture & this course taught me many things that i was not aware of. I really enjoyed this course.

JM

17 de out de 2022

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to Ancient Egypt and its civilization. By taking this course, you gain a understanding of basic concepts of the Anicent Egyptian life and afterlife.

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251 — 275 de 775 Avaliações para o Introduction to Ancient Egypt and Its Civilization

por Saffron U

9 de fev de 2019

Varied and detailed course covering most of the bases you could want from Ancient Egypt. Enjoyed this course very much!

por Jordan M

24 de jun de 2020

Very put together course. I would have enjoyed it to go a little more in detail, but for an introduction it was great.

por Deborah R

28 de mai de 2021

Buy Davids book, it is beautifully illustrated and very helpful during this course. An excellent, enjoyable course.

por Horacio A

11 de nov de 2020

Buenos días, me gusto el curso ya que da una mirada rápida a todo lo que significa el Egipto antiguo.

Muchas gracias.

por Dennis S

25 de out de 2020

I like the course, informative and well done. I wish there was a way to submit questions other than the discussions.

por Megan J P

9 de jul de 2017

I feel that I have learned a lot from this course. I am a historian and plan on using this knowledge in the future.

por Robert L

5 de mar de 2017

It was very interesting and the Professor was very knowledgable. I enjoyed the course work and readings.

Thank you.

por Cyrus W P Y

19 de nov de 2016

This is an extremly intrested couse it talkes about pharohs, gods, and the best of all mumification and after life!

por Shriya M

18 de mai de 2019

Amazing course i learnt a lot about egyptian history. Dr Silverman lectures were very interesting and informative,

por raashid a a

27 de fev de 2019

I really liked this course and how it gave me a week by week teaching of ancient egypt. It was really interesting!

por Devi D

11 de jun de 2020

Thank you so much for the wonderful lessons, sir.

Definitely a great course whoever craves to learn about Egypt

por Alice W

21 de mai de 2020

A brilliant, concise and fascinating mix of history, archeology and ideas beautifully presented by Dr Silverman

por Svetlana I

3 de abr de 2020

Great basic course for those who want a brief introduction to the world of Ancient Egypt. enjoyed it very much!

por Bruna F

28 de mai de 2020

It was really a fun and interesting time to participate in this course! Absolutely loved it! Thank you to all!

por Aiman N

10 de abr de 2020

It was a very well researched course. Excellent faculty and resources were used during the duration of course.

por Michelle B

4 de jun de 2020

I enjoyed the course. I think it was a really good introductory overviiew of this very dynamic civilization.

por Camilo J H

1 de fev de 2017

Great course, the material was very good. I didn't get a chance to check the book recommended for the course.

por GERALD J K

20 de out de 2022

Interesting. Slides were useful. Textbook was very well done & i will appreciate having it in my libray.

por Louisa H

14 de abr de 2020

I really enjoyed the course, there was a variety of topics covered and viewpoints on those different topics.

por smisha

21 de mai de 2020

Dr Silverman rekindled my love for egyptology. The visual demonstrations and the lectures were captivating.

por Ana P C R

31 de mai de 2019

Un curso fascinante,interesante y muy bien presentado para todos los amantes del Antiguo Egipto.Me encantó

por Julia C

14 de jun de 2017

I loved this course. It was taught with enthusiasm and there were lots of illustrative examples of objects

por Tiara R

4 de ago de 2020

Excellent course. The course textbook is referred to as a reference for several egyptology publications.

por Lillianne d H G

25 de abr de 2019

An interesting course very well organised and led by professor David P. Silverman. I highly recommend it.