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Sorry, this course is not currently available on the website. The usual reason for this to happen is that the course is either no longer running or has already run. If you believe this to be incorrect please contact us using our enquiry form.

Below are a selection of courses that we are running, based on the subject of the course you were looking for:

  • Deserted Villages and the Black Death
    During the later Middle Ages hundreds of English villages were deserted. In this course, using archaeological, archival and literary sources, we will examine the impact of the Black Death on the rural economy and society between 1350 and 1500.
  • Latter Days in Roman Britain
    In AD117 Hadrian set about creating a stable empire with fixed frontiers. What did this mean for Britain? We shall look at current views of military, civilian, political and economic life here during the mixed fortunes of the 2nd, 3rd & 4th centuries.
  • Pompeii and the Cities of the Roman World (Online)
    Pompeii, preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, is one of the most well known archaeological sites in the world. Examining the evidence from Pompeii, enables us to learn much about urban living in the Roman world.
  • Italian Renaissance Influence on the Architecture of Defence
    From Alberti to Michelangelo, Italian Renaissance artists evolved a revolutionary military architecture . This course examines the development over five hundred years of their concepts in Italy, other European countries and their colonies.
  • The Archaeology of Myths and Religion in Ancient Greece
    Hercules, the Minotaur and Troy were more than stories. They formed part of Ancient Greek religion. Join us to explore the best-known Greek myths through their archaeology in this visually rich course, which includes a session in the Ashmolean Museum.

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