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Discover how ancient history has shaped life today

What do democracy, trade, and medicine have in common? They were all established in the ancient world. The study of ancient history reveals countless customs, behaviours, and ideals that are still upheld in the modern day.

Studying ancient history online is a flexible and fun way to uncover the major events and personalities of the past. FutureLearn has various ancient history courses to encourage your curiosity in some of the earliest cities in the world.

You will learn with passionate historians and professors from top universities all around the world. Engage in debates and interpret fascinating evidence with your peers. Going back in time is made possible with online ancient history courses.

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