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Online Lecture: Cradles of Civilization — From the Stone Age to Ottoman Reign

Program No. 24718RJ
Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023, at 1 p.m. (ET)/ 10 a.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to explore the Middle East from the Paleolithic Era to the Ottoman Empire.
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At a Glance

Join Todd Greentree, historian and former US foreign service officer, in the first installment of a three-part series exploring the vast history of the Middle East. Journey from the Paleolithic era, through the agricultural revolution and into the rise of empires. Gain an understanding of the Middle East's contribution to Western Civilization and the intersection of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. This engaging presentation will set the foundation for understanding the complexity and richness of Middle Eastern history — a story of invasions, religions and shifting civilizations.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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