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Looking Ahead
September 2016
September 11
A New Battle of Thermopylae: the Gothic Invasions of Greece in the 3rd century AD
October 2016
October 9
Memory, History and the Double Burial of Leonidas
November 2016
November 6
Aristotle 2400 Years On | Preliminary Talk: Fish and Ships: Garum production and trade in Western Hispania
November 19
Friends of Antiquity End-of-Year function

Upcoming Lectures & Conferences

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Sunday Series

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Previous Sunday Series Talks

The Antikythera Mechanism: World's First Computer?
Sunday August 14
The Antikythera Mechanism: World's First Computer? by Emeritus Professor Bill Caelli

Found in 1901 in a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, this strange mechanism was described in a June 1959 article in Scientific American as "An Ancient Greek Computer", at least ... [Read more]

Mithridatums and Theriacs: Toxicology and Brand Recognition in the Roman World

'Mithridatum' - a prophylactic compound which protected its consumer from all poisons and venoms, named after its inventor, King Mithridates of Pontus. When Pompey discovered Mithridates' recipe it co ... [Read more]

Preliminary talk: The Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Notice of Public Lecture: Shakespeare's Romans

On Sunday June 5, the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry together with the Friends of Antiquity are hosting a public lecture and film screening on Shakespeare's Romans, forming part of the ... [Read more]

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