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Explore the Myths behind Sculptures

Explore the Myths behind Sculptures

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Since qualifying as a Latin teacher from King's College London, I have taught Classical literature for 5+ years at schools in the UK and Italy. Most recently, I founded Forte Academy and travel between Florence and London delivering workshops on the ancient world and its legacy.
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What we’ll do

The study seminar will be based in my favourite local coffee shop. You'll receive a paper copy of specific sculptures and/or artwork (from Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi) to annotate with your first thoughts. Then, we'll discuss and annotate them together with regard to Classical myths, sources and context. Afterwards, we'll walk over to Piazza della Signoria where you can visit each…

What else you should know

No prior knowledge required, just an interest in the classical world, myths and art. Please note this is a study seminar and walk, not a guided tour!

What I’ll provide

Coffee, Soft drinks, Tea and Water
1 x drink per person at the study seminar.

What to bring

Pen
Umbrella (depending on weather)

Where you'll be

The study seminar will be based in cosy, local coffee shop. Then, we will walk over to Piazza della Signoria together.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

No prior knowledge required, just an interest in the classical world, myths and art. Please note this is a study seminar and walk, not a guided tour!

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Explore the Myths behind Sculptures
New experience
$17/person
New experience
$17/person