While the world sits in Corvid-19 isolation, our wanderlust is curtailed.
It need not be this way. Let’s join in a virtual journey.
Today, we are travelling back 3,200 years to the great Trojan War, the source of the stories of Homer’s famous epics The Iliad and Odyssey. Here, we shall walk through legends, consider the adventure that is archaeology, and stroll through the ages.
Come and join our Winter warming ancient history and archaeology courses in January 2018 with ‘The Muddy Archaeologist’
Radio 4 presented by Horace – ‘I SHALL NOT WHOLLY DIE’ Horace Lives On on the anniversary of his death in 8 BC
Monday November 27th 2017 will be a momentous date. 2,025 years ago on this date in 8 BC a great poet died. Horace – or Horatius Flaccus to his contemporaries … Continue reading
Catch this BBC Radio 3 drama this evening at 9pm if you can. Christopher Eccleston stars in Sophocles’ great ‘Oedipus the King’. It sounds like it might be quirky, but … Continue reading
Perhaps you’re reading Robert Harris’ marvellous trilogy on Cicero (Imperium, Lustrum and Dictator), after getting them for Christmas? It’s a wonderful insight into an astonishing time in history, when the … Continue reading
There’s a treat this week on Radio 4 for fans of Classical Literature. This week from 7th March 2016, Radio 4’s Book of the Week will be Seamus Healey’s translation of … Continue reading
Public speaking is a challenging skill requiring multi-tasking and it has always been this way. During a course on Cicero that I’m leading, we explored what this greatest of orators … Continue reading