EGYPT – CULTURE, HISTORY AND MYSTERY

SESSION 2 (A)  11.00 – 12.00 pm         Auditorium  

EGYPT – CULTURE, HISTORY AND MYSTERY
Coordinator: Martin Arrowsmith

May 3

Overview of Egyptian History, religion, Geography and Archaeology

Martin Arrowsmith

May 10

The Pyramid Age – Step, Bent, Great Sphynx +  other theories

Martin Arrowsmith

May 17

Everyday Life – Mummification, Writing, Clothing, Farming, Role of Women; etc

Martin Arrowsmith

May 24

1.  Akhenaten, Nefertiti – a New Religion

2.  Tutankhamun – Valley of the Kings, Howard Carter

Martin Arrowsmith

May 31

Egyptomania – Egypt as represented in movies, architecture, art, fashion

Aileen Harland

June 7

Annual General Meeting

 

June 14

Greece/Rome and Egypt – Alexander, Ptolemy, Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, Pompey, Octavian

Martin Arrowsmith

June 21

The Making of Modern Egypt – Napoleon, Britain and Egypt.  Nasser and Suez Crisis, Sadat, Mubarak, the Arab Spring

Martin Arrowsmith

June 28

U3A Members’ own stories of their visits to Egypt

Various Members

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