Second class in our six-part Lyceum series A History of the World in Six Weeks. Tonight's class is Cities, Trade and the Rise and Fall of Iron-Age Empires. It will cover the earliest cities beginning in around 3700 BCE spreading from Mesopotamia to Iran and China and the flourishing trade routes that developed among them. The presentation will move through the Iron Age of toolmaking from c. 1200 BCE to 200 AD.
Classes presented by Andrew Buchanan, lecturer in global and military history at the University of Vermont.
$5 per lecture, $25 for series. Students under 18, free.