Magic and Witchcraft Course: Ancient Greece and Rome

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Do you believe in witches or magic? Want to know more about the history of mythology and folklore in Ancient Greece and Rome? In ancient Greece and Rome, witches did exist and the practice of magic was widespread.

Take a journey into the realms of magic and witchcraft in ancient Greece and Rome to discover the types of practices people engaged in. This lecture is illustrated with extensive archaeological finds.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this history course participants will gain an introductory knowledge of:

  1. The key elements/types of magic and witchcraft in ancient Greece and Rome.
  2. Definitions of magic and witchcraft as applied to ancient Greece and Rome.
  3. Artefacts used in magic and witchcraft in ancient Greece and Rome.

Intended Audience

This history course is suitable for personal interest adult learners, university students and anyone who is interested in history, mythology or folklore in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Delivery Style

This history course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of a instructor led lecture and group discussions. This training course strives to encourage active and informed participation, group analysis and debate of the facts, issues and insights into our changing world.

Course Prerequisites

This history course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

Course Features

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