The meaning and the structure of the writing is explained and the spelling is learned. At the end each course member will be able to write his or her own name in hieroglyphics on a piece of real papyrus.
This course is dedicated to an important aspect of the Greek and Roman everyday life: the clothing. Even in antiquity different fashion trends and quality features existed which told a lot about the owner of the clothing.
The development and the meaning of the ancient Egyptians’ belief in the beyond is made vivid and plausible through the visit to the chamber of sacrifices, the look at coffins, statues of gods, ushebtis and amulets.
The robbery of the beautiful Helena led kings and heroes of the Greeks to fight for the wealthy city of Troy. How did the warriors live during the ten-year long siege time and with what did they occupy themselves in the lull in the fighting?