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ANCIENT EGYPT

ENCOUNTERS WITH ANCIENT EGYPT

The civilization of ancient Egypt, which lasted from 3,000 B.C. to 332 B.C., when it was conquered by Alexander the Great, continues to enthrall us. Egyptologist Mary Vaught will explore this fascinating world in images and words.

THURSDAYS, 7 TO 8:30 P.M.
Location: Advanced Sciences Building, Room L212
Fee: $6 / Max: 30
Lifelong Learning membership required

 

Ancient Egyptian Medicine
The Egyptians were one of the first formally recognized civilizations to practice medicine in a systematic and well-documented manner. The first recognized physician, Imhotep, was an Egyptian priest who

is considered to be the father of medicine. This ancient civilization and its medicine reflect the modern approach to medical diagnosis and treatment.

SESSION C: April 5
Course #18/FY-CPDV-2359-03

 

The Nile: The Giver of Life
The culture and history of Egypt is intertwined with the Nile and could not exist without the waters of the Nile. We will look at the Nile, how its ebb and flow created, shaped and changed the culture of Ancient Egypt, and the role the Nile played in religion, politics, and economics of everyday life.

SESSION D: April 19
Course #18/FY-CPDV-2359-04 

 

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