Notices
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Looking Ahead
August 2018
Sunday
August 12
The Archers of Athens | Preliminary Talk: To the Rhodian Winds: Protection Poetry for Sailing on the Ancient Sea
September 2018
Sunday
September 9
The Strange Colours of Ancient Greece | Preliminary Talk: TBA
October 2018
Sunday
October 7
The Phoenicians from Antiquity to the Arab Spring | Preliminary Talk: Betty Fletcher Travelling Scholarship Award
November 2018
Sunday
November 4
Antiquities as Souvenirs in the First World War | Preliminary Talk: TBA
Sunday
November 18
Friends of Antiquity Christmas Party

Upcoming Lectures & Conferences

Please see the Event Calendar for a full listing of lectures and events.

Sunday Series

Sunday August 12
The Archers of Athens by Dr David Pritchard

More details about this talk will be available soon.

Preliminary talk: To the Rhodian Winds: Protection Poetry for Sailing on the Ancient Sea by Nile de Jonge

Previous Sunday Series Talks

Magic in a Later Latin Medical Text
Sunday July 1
Magic in a Later Latin Medical Text by Dr Yvette Hunt

In the later half of the third century AD, a writer who considered himself to be well travelled, had a distrust of doctors, and if not a full copy of Pliny the Elder's Natural History had at least lar ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: Ptolemaic Naval Policy and the Maritime Aphrodite by Carlos Robinson

Slipped or Pushed? The End of Roman Britain
Sunday June 3
Slipped or Pushed? The End of Roman Britain by Dr Dorothy Watts

The long-held theory that the Anglo-Saxon "invasion" was the catalyst that caused the failure of the Roman culture in Britain has been disputed of recent times. It has now been argued that ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: Annual General Meeting of Friends of Antiquity

Ovid: Master of Love
Sunday May 6
Ovid: Master of Love by Emeritus Professor Bob Milns

When Ovid was exiled to the Black Sea in 8 CE by the emperor Augustus, he was convinced that one of the reasons was his mock-didactic poem Ars Amatoria, which may be translated as the Art or Science o ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: Diodorus Siculus, Agyrium, and Octavian in Sicily by Mr Dustin McKenzie

Please see the Event Calendar for a full listing of lectures and events.