Egyptian Religion Through the Ages

Introducing Lauren Lipiello…
NEW! Egyptian Religion Through the Ages
5 sessions, 10 hours

The ancient Egyptian religion has always fascinated the mind. How did it develop and what connection does it have to the politics, economics, and landscape of Egypt? During this lively class you will explore the religion and religious architecture of ancient Egypt, from the Predynastic Period through the New Kingdom including the Amarna interlude and the heretic pharaoh Akhenaton. Come ready to learn and to engage in discussion.

Instructor: Dr. Lauren Lippiello completed her Ph.D. in 2012 at Yale University, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department, with a concentration in Egyptology and specialization in the development of Predynastic and Early Dynastic politico-religious systems. Prior to coming to Frederick Community College, Lauren was a visiting lecturer and resident fellow at Rice University. Dr. Lippiello has taught courses in archaeology, cultural anthropology, the history of ancient Egypt and the Near East, ancient Egyptian religion, hieroglyphics, and digital humanities. Her research interests are focused on the comparative study of religious and symbolic systems developing in conjunction with political and social structures as evidenced by artistic, architectural and textual remains related to prehistoric Saharan and sub-Saharan cultural groups.

ILR795 Egyptian Religion Through the Ages
4-Digit Number: 3594
Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Feb. 24 – Mar. 24
Location: Conference Center (E Building) /E123
Tuition: $30   Fee: $69    Total: $99
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only: $69

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