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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: Richard J M

22 сент. 2021 г.

Excellent in all respects.

автор: MARCOS A C B

11 окт. 2020 г.

Very good and instructive.

автор: Nicola R

18 февр. 2018 г.

Really enjoyed the course!

автор: Mary C

15 мая 2021 г.

excellent and informative

автор: DIANA M U R

9 июня 2019 г.

Amaizing course i love it

автор: Zafira B

25 сент. 2020 г.

Enriquecimento cultural.

автор: Abadir S Y

5 мая 2019 г.

egypt great civilization

автор: ABHIJIT B

23 мая 2021 г.


Extremely Satisfied

автор: Amal A E I

7 мая 2018 г.

Very good i loved it .

автор: Christopher a

22 февр. 2018 г.

Great enjoyable course

автор: Andrea M B

23 сент. 2021 г.

I liked this course.

автор: Samuel G

8 июля 2020 г.

What a great course!

автор: John T

19 янв. 2021 г.

Excellent material.

автор: Keawalin S

25 июля 2020 г.

it was very great!

автор: Jean M O

1 окт. 2020 г.

Loved this course!

автор: Simran S

20 сент. 2019 г.

Wonderful course

автор: Kaswandy M

25 мая 2021 г.

The best course

автор: Katherine S

21 июля 2020 г.

Awesome course!

автор: Patricia B

19 мая 2020 г.

simply awesome!

автор: Saud I A

23 февр. 2021 г.

Simply Amazing

автор: Consuelo S V

27 февр. 2019 г.


автор: Cara M

3 мая 2020 г.

It was great!

автор: Kevin J

6 июля 2021 г.


автор: Инна В

21 янв. 2018 г.

Great cours

автор: Leonardo M

24 мар. 2021 г.

Just great