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Looking Ahead
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 September 9
The Strange Colours of Ancient Greece by Mr Murray Kane

More details about this talk will be available soon.

Preliminary talk: TBA by Nicola Ernst

Previous Sunday Series Talks

Sunday August 12
The Archers of Classical Athens by Dr David Pritchard

Athens took four distinct corps of the armed forces into the Peloponnesian War: cavalry, navy, hoplite, archer. In contrast with the first three, the archer corps has been largely unstudied by milita ... [Read more]

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

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

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