Study day 2017-2018
21st July 2018
Sarah Griffiths - 'Last of the Pharaohs: Incest, Intrigue and Bloodshed under the Ptolemies and Cleopatras'
The study day presents a vivid picture of Egypt's last ancient dynasty, from Ptolemy I to the famous Cleopatra VII, revealing the absorbing family dramas, exploring their distinctive art and architecture, daily life in Ptolemaic Egypt and the series of catastrophic events that led to the decline of the kingdom and its final annexation by Rome.
Fees will be announced nearer the event. Note that this is a full day, commencing with registration / doors open at 09.30 and an approximate start time of the first session at 09.45. There will be four sessions. Close out will be at approximately 16.30.
Sarah Griffiths is the Secretary of the Manchester Ancient Egypt Society, putting together their monthly lecture programme. After 18 years with the BBC, she is now a Personal Development and Corporate Training Coach. As well as being Deputy Editor of Ancient Egypt Magazine, she lectures in Egyptology.