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Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 6:45 PM

They were great builders, farmers, and artisans. Their political systems were among the ancient New World’s most complex. What caused them to disappear? Explore the origins and collapse of this fascinating Andean civilization.

Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:45 PM

What would guests in Pompeii have sipped at a dinner party? Get a taste for yourself at a fascinating evening with Piero Mastroberardino, whose family winery in Italy still cultivates the grape varieties that were used in creating the ancient elixir of the gods.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:45 PM

The mud of Novgorod preserved more than a thousand birchbark scrolls whose messages provide a vivid picture of the everyday lives led by the residents of this once-powerful center of ancient Rus. Harvard’s Michael F. Flier puts the people and their remarkable city into cultural and historical context.

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Archaeologist Robert Stieglitz explores the history and cultural heritage of the civilization that brought urban life and literacy to the ancient western Mediterranean.

 

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