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Summer and Fall 2019 Egyptology CE Courses

Posted by on April 29, 2019

Registration is open for all remaining Egyptology courses at JCCC this year. You can register and find more details here: https://ce.jccc.edu/searchResults.cfm?searchId=2&sorter=sch.schDateStart&sorter2=c.couTitle

 

Egyptian Mythology 

The religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians have fascinated us for millennia. Study gods and goddesses, creation myths, how ancient Egyptians worshipped, and what they believed about the Afterlife. Also learn the hieroglyphic names for the deities along with those of key words and concepts. The instructor has a graduate degree in Egyptology and is the only Egyptologist in the Kansas City metro area.

A textbook is required for this course and can be purchased through your preferred vendor or the JCCC Bookstore (If using the Bookstore, mention that it is for a Continuing Education class.):

The Egyptian Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends by Garry Shaw

ISBN 9780500251980

Main Campus

2019 Summer

7/02/19- 7/23/19 (Tuesdays)

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

$ 79

Ancient Egyptian Literature 

Uncover the challenges, triumphs, religious beliefs, philosophical ideas, and daily experiences of the ancient Egyptians from the writings they left behind. Class readings include myths, adventure stories, autobiographies, historical accounts, love songs, and more; all texts are in English, and the instructor will provide cultural and historical information to enhance understanding of the literary works.

A textbook is required for this course and can be purchased through your preferred vendor or the JCCC Bookstore (If using the Bookstore, mention that it is for a Continuing Education class.):

The Literature of Ancient Egypt: An Anthology of Stories, Instructions, Stelae, Autobiographies, and Poetry by William Kelley Simpson (3rd edition)
ISBN 9780300099201

Main Campus

2019 Fall

10/01/19-11/19/19 (Tuesdays)

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

$ 129

 

NEW

Nefertari: Lady of the Two Lands 

Celebrate the Egyptian queen’s life and historical setting, role as Great Royal Wife, temple at Abu Simbel, and world-famous tomb in the Valley of the Queens.

Designed to be an in-depth orientation to Nefertari in anticipation of the temporary exhibit “Nefertari: Queen of Egypt” that will be at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art from 11/10/19-03/29/20.

Main Campus

2019 Fall

10/16/19-11/06/19 (Wednesdays)

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

$ 79

 

NEW  

Expedition to Egypt: A Travelogue

Whether you are planning a trip to Egypt or want to visit from the comfort of your chair, join Egyptologist Stacy Davidson for an Egyptian travelogue. Highlights include the major tourist sites (including the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings, and Karnak Temple) and a historical, geographic, cultural, linguistic, and artistic background to the Egypt of the pharaohs.

Main Campus

2019 Fall

10/21/19 (Monday)–One Night Only

7:00PM-9:00PM

$29

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