Culture, beliefs and art in ancient egypt | Online Course
Discover the fascination of Ancient Egypt and the most striking aspects of its culture, beliefs and art.
The Egyptian civilization will never cease to fascinate us with the complexity of its myths, its elaborate funeral rituals, hieroglyphs and art that has remained unchanged for thousands of years, obeying strict formal principles, and which we still find fascinating today.
In this course you will learn about the Egyptian civilization, its culture, beliefs and art, and the consequent analysis of three great architectural examples, which are a link between all the elements that you will study.
Learning Objectives – At the end of this course, participants will get to know the Egyptian civilization, its culture, beliefs and architecture.
Who takes this Course? – This course is intended for those who wish to begin to build a basis of knowledge concerning Ancient Egyptian civilization or deepen their interests.
Author: Diana Ferreira
Graduate in Art History from the Faculdade de Letras of the University of Porto and Master in Museology (Spain: Valladolid).
Worked in the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna di Roma and was part of the managing staff of the Uffizi Gallery, in Florence.
Studied and worked in Italy and Spain several times on scholarships. Trainer and head teacher for the subject on Art History in Porto, and Introduction to History of Art, Iconography and History of Architecture at the Academy of Art in Florence.
The book Guia dos Tesouros Arquitectónicos (Lisbon: Chiado Editores, 2014) was published in 2014, product of an in-depth investigation on the addressed topics.
At the end of the course, a training certificate will be issued indicating the program, duration and evaluation. We are a training entity certified by DGERT – Training Entity Certificate No. 1800/2015 – so the certificate has international validity.
Hours – estimated 30 hours
Access – 24/7 . Full access for unlimited time
Program – online course Culture, beliefs and art in ancient egypt
Unit 1 – Culture
1.1 The Awakening of Egyptian Culture
1.2 The Importance of the Nile River
1.3 The Importance of Art
1.4 The Artisans
1.5 What Happened to the Patrimony
1.6 How Egyptian Temples Were Saved
Unit 2 – Beliefs
2.1 Afterlife Beliefs and Mythology
2.2 Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
2.3 What Happens After the Pharaoh’s Death
Unit 3 – Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
Unit 4 – Important Ancient Egyptian Personalities
4.1 The Monotheistic Pharaoh who Changed Egypt
4.2 The Legend of Cleopatra
Unit 5 – Important Steps for Egyptology
5.1 Tutankhamun’s Treasure
5.2 The Decipherment of the Egyptian Hieroglyphics
Unit 6 – Funerary Architecture
6.1 Developments in the Old Kingdom
6.2 Developments in the New Kingdom
6.3 Analysis of the Great Pyramid of Giza
Unit 7 – Religious Architecture
7.1 Egyptian Temples
7.2 The Priests
7.3 The Decoration in Temples
7.4 Analysis of the Temple of Amun
Unit 8 – Civil Architecture
You will access your online course through an elearning platform to which you have daily access, 24 hours a day. Your access credentials to the course (code, username and password) will be sent up to 24 hours after payment confirmation.
The course is organized by units and lessons in order to facilitate the learning process. However, you can navigate freely throughout the course without any restrictions, according to your interests and your own working method.
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- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration estimated 30 h curso, Access 24/7 unlimited time
- Skill level Learning
- Language English
- Students 93
- Assessments Yes