The Fairfield Public Library welcomes back Mostafa Hassan for another discussion on ancient Egypt on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m., in the Rotary Room at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road. Snow date: Feb. 26.
He will begin with the golden age of the ancient Egyptian empire (18th dynasty), then cover the Greco-Roman period and end with the Arab-Islamic Conquest of Egypt in the year 641. The talk will include the art of ancient Egypt in addition to the most important historical events, including the fall of the empires that ruled at the time.
Hassan is a lecturer on the ancient and contemporary history of Egypt and the Middle East. He has more than 20 years of experience in cultural and responsible tourism, leading tours and field trips to ancient and historical sites throughout Egypt. He currently is the director and founder of Educational & Cultural Travel and has earned an master’s of art degree in Global Development and Peace from the University of Bridgeport.
Advance registration is required due to the limited space. All programs at the Fairfield Public Library are free of charge. For more information about this and other programs, visit fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 203-256-3160. Follow the Fairfield Public Library on Twitter @fairfieldpublib and Facebook @fairfieldlibrary.