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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Wonders of Ancient Egypt от партнера Пенсильванский университет

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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. This course focused on five key areas in the study of Ancient Egypt: 1) Principles of Egyptian Art, 2) The Basics of the Language of Ancient Egypt: Hieroglyphs, 3) Egyptian Magic, 4) Akhenaten, Tutankhamun, and the Religion of the Aten, and 5) The Burial of Tutankhamun and the Search for his Tomb. This course is intended to accompany, and ideally to follow, Introduction to Ancient Egypt (also available on Coursera)....

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10 июля 2020 г.

This was an incredibly detailed course that provided an in-depth and interesting view of ancient Egypt. I would highly recommend this as an essential course for those interested in Egypt's history.

25 сент. 2020 г.

I really enjoyed the history of Ancient Egypt. I have viewed the treasures of Tutankhamun twice. This class gave me a more in depth view of the culture and the art of Ancient Egypt. Thank you.

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автор: Irina S

13 окт. 2019 г.

Thank you so much, it was a lot of fun! I really loved this course :)

автор: Carlos A G P

7 июня 2020 г.

Excelente course, Dr. Silverman explains everything in great detail!

автор: Abbie M

15 мая 2020 г.

A wonderful in depth look in the the lives of the Ancient Egyptians.

автор: Janet B

12 янв. 2020 г.

Great course with lots of material and visuals from the Penn Museum.

автор: Lina K

6 сент. 2019 г.

it is very useful and wonderful course , thank you so much courseera

автор: Christopher J M

28 янв. 2021 г.

Thank you for these two excellent courses that build in enjoyment.

автор: Susan M

10 мая 2018 г.

I thoroughly enjoyed this course and would like to learn much more

автор: Hérlon R B

30 янв. 2020 г.

Agradável e flexível. Farei outros cursos com certeza. Recomendo.

автор: Marcela R V

5 мар. 2019 г.

A very complete course, I learned new things, excellent teacher.

автор: kouassi n c

10 нояб. 2017 г.

très bon cours facile à étudier et à comprendre je le recommande

автор: Lisa F

25 нояб. 2020 г.

What a fact filled adventure into the history of Ancient Egypt!

автор: Jorge A A E

25 мая 2018 г.

Excellent course material. Very Interesting and easy to follow.

автор: louis f d m p s

13 июня 2020 г.

Very instructive and interesting. Thanks and congratulations.

автор: Christine V

24 июня 2020 г.

Loved it- and I learned a lot... Thanks for offering this!

автор: kaustubh w

30 июня 2019 г.

One of the best courses for intermediate level Egyptology!

автор: Muhammad R R

2 мая 2019 г.

The all course lectures are very amazing and informative.

автор: Leslie G

10 июня 2021 г.

Very informative and interesting. Love Ancient Egyptian.

автор: Christopher M

28 апр. 2020 г.

Fantastic course, loved every minute. Have learnt a lot.

автор: Gladis E S

12 авг. 2019 г.

Excellent Course!!!

Prof. Gladis E. Simonian Minassian

автор: marie f

17 мар. 2020 г.

Very informative and well explained. Enjoy it fully

автор: masumi o

29 июля 2020 г.

I really enjoyed the course. Thank you very much.

автор: Cheryl F

29 апр. 2021 г.

Excellent course with great lectures and visuals.

автор: Meghan T

5 дек. 2020 г.

really interesting, i wish there were a "part 3!"

автор: María A T T

26 янв. 2021 г.

Amazing, so full of rich information. Thank you!

автор: Tishema N C

20 июня 2020 г.

One of the best Egyptian study's I have learned.