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Looking Ahead
June 2018
Sunday
June 3
Slipped or Pushed? The End of Roman Britain | Preliminary Talk: Annual General Meeting of Friends of Antiquity
July 2018
Sunday
July 1
Magic in a Later Latin Medical Text | Preliminary Talk: Ptolemaic Naval Policy and the Maritime Aphrodite
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

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

Previous Sunday Series Talks

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

Livy's version of the Actions of Fabius the Delayer: its his-story and he is sticking to it!

In the wake of two serious defeats early in the Second Punic War, a dictator was appointed for the Romans, who, instead of leading their forces against Hannibal, adopted the defensive delaying strateg ... [Read more]

Development of Portrait Sculpture in Ancient Greece
Sunday March 4
Development of Portrait Sculpture in Ancient Greece by Dr Amelia Brown

In this slide-illustrated lecture, our speaker will outline how Greek sculptors and patrons contributed to the development of portraits in Archaic through Hellenistic Greek art. From grave markers and ... [Read more]

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