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English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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43%

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33%

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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Towards the West

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
1.1 On the routes of Phoenicians5m
1.2 Crossing the Middle Sea13m
1.3 Concept of the city15m
1 reading
Suggested readings10m
1 practice exercise
Into the West20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Concept of the city

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.2 The Palace the heart of the city11m
2.3 A society in a network15m
1 reading
Suggested readings10m
1 practice exercise
The idea of the city20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Discovering Motya

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.2 Prehistoric Motya from Levantines to Myceneans6m
3.3 Phoenicians’ arrival6m
1 reading
Suggested readings10m
1 practice exercise
Discovering Motya20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Life and Ideology

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
4.2 The sacred waters and the inferior world8m
4.3 The Temple of the Kothon16m
1 reading
Suggested readings10m
1 practice exercise
Ideology and Life20m

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