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The Crusades of the Thirteenth Century
Colin Wheldon James
Mondays (10.30am–12.30pm) from 7 January 2019 for 10 weeks at Canolfan y Bont, Pontardulais, Swansea – £30 per person
This course will study the causes and consequences of the crusades of the 13th-
The events of these crusades will be studied together with a consideration of the religious, political, moral, financial and practical influences involved, and how the identity of the crusade became altered from a military campaign ostensibly with religious intention to a political method of dealing with matters that upset the Latin Church’s conscionable comfort.
Before the Deluge, 1880–1914: Empires Past, Present and Future
The Old World on the Brink of Modernism
Dr Anthea Symonds
Mondays (2.00pm–4.00pm) from 7 January 2019 for 10 weeks at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea – £30 per person
A time of great empires, political radicalism, challenges from science and technology, monarchies and revolutions.
Reform, Revolution and Rebellion, 1657–1727: The Later Stuarts, Hanoverians and the Making of the United Kingdom
Wednesdays (6.30–8.30pm) from 9 January 2019 for 10 weeks at Forge Fach, Clydach – £30 per person
This is a dramatic and significant Period, which offers challenging questions:
Answers will be provided, along with several others in this new course. We shall also investigate the key roles played by a variety of
individuals, ranging from the monarchs and some of their European counterparts, like Louis XIV and Peter the Great, to memorable
individuals such as Lambert, Monck, the Churchills, Sunderland, Harley and St John.