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Looking Ahead
July 2017
Sunday
July 9
'The Blood of Titans': Poisons and Poisoners in the Roman World
Wednesday
July 12
Women and Power in Herodotus
August 2017
Sunday
August 13
Emperors and the Arena | Preliminary Talk: Mrs Betty Fletcher's Donations to the R D Milns Antiquities Museum
September 2017
Sunday
September 10
Mass Migration in the Early Hellenistic Age
October 2017
Sunday
October 8
Betty Fletcher Memorial Travelling Scholarship Presentation | Preliminary Talk: Rebuilding the Walls of an Ancient Royal City
November 2017
Sunday
November 5
Anatomy of Caesar's Murder

Past Events in 2014

November

Translations from Greek into Latin and Arabic during the Middle Ages Friday November 28
Translations from Greek into Latin and Arabic during the Middle Ages by Professor Maria Mavroudi.
Saturday November 22
End of Year Party
Sunday November 2
The Many Faces of Cleopatra by Mr Don Barrett.
Report from the 2013 Betty Fletcher Scholarship Winner Sunday November 2
Report from the 2013 Betty Fletcher Scholarship Winner by Miss Eleanor Isdale.

October

Friday October 31
Reality or Representation? Adornment in Imperial Portraiture by Ms Lisette Cockell.
Why the Greeks Matter (Inaugural Lecture) Wednesday October 29
Why the Greeks Matter (Inaugural Lecture) by Professor Alastair Blanshard.
Friday October 24
Greeks in the Service of the Ottoman Empire in the 17th and 18th Centuries by Emeritus Professor Bob Milns.
Friday October 17
The Metabolism of Ancient Greek in the Language of Modern Physics by Mr Murray Kane.
Elite Identity in Pompeii and Herculaneum Sunday October 12
Elite Identity in Pompeii and Herculaneum by Dr Caillan Davenport.
The Public Finances of Fourth-Century Athens Sunday October 12
The Public Finances of Fourth-Century Athens by Mrs Annabel Florence.
Friday October 10
The Portrayal of Theseus in Euripides' Hippolytus by Mr Edward L'Orange.
Friday October 10
Caesar's Res Publica by Ms Shelley Harper.
The Gleam through the Arch: Homer's World Revisited Thursday October 9
The Gleam through the Arch: Homer's World Revisited by Prof. Trevor Bryce.

September

Friday September 26
The Res Gestae in the Context of Augustan Epigraphy by Prof. Gregory Rowe.
Friday September 19
A Problem Like Maria: Women's Names in Papyri by Prof. Alanna Nobbs.
Curious Curiae: Representations of the Roman Senate House in Film * Sunday September 14
Curious Curiae: Representations of the Roman Senate House in Film * by Dr Rashna Taraporewalla.
The Coins of Caracalla Sunday September 14
The Coins of Caracalla by Ms Sally O'Grady.
Friday September 12
Cicero's Equestrian Order by Dr Caillan Davenport.
Friday September 5
Persecution, Christian Identity, and Authority in the Age of the Antonines by Ms Jennifer Manley.

August

2014 Ancient History Day: Children in the Ancient World Saturday August 30
2014 Ancient History Day: Children in the Ancient World
The Zagora Archaeological Project Friday August 29
The Zagora Archaeological Project by Assoc. Prof. Lesley Beaumont.
Augustus as <i>Parens Orbis</i> (Father of the World) Friday August 22
Augustus as Parens Orbis (Father of the World) by Dr Tom Stevenson.
Livy's World, Scipio Africanus and the Roman Virtues, Pietas and Virtus Friday August 22
Livy's World, Scipio Africanus and the Roman Virtues, Pietas and Virtus by Ms Stephanie Golding.
Friday August 15
Lefkandi in Euboea: Past and Recent Archaeological Research by Prof. Irene Lemos.
Thursday August 14
The Crafts and Arts of Early Greece (12th-8th Centuries BCE) by Prof. Irene Lemos.
Distortions of Ancient History in Contemporary Debates * Sunday August 10
Distortions of Ancient History in Contemporary Debates * by Dr Tom Stevenson.
Tacitus on the Boudiccan Revolt Sunday August 10
Tacitus on the Boudiccan Revolt by Ms Elizabeth Boldy.
Friday August 8
Judging Young Rulers on Guidance in Roman Imperial History by Ms Britta Johansson.
Friday August 8
Dining and Sumptuary Law in the Second Century BCE by Mr David Andersen.

July

Retracing the Footsteps of Alexander the Great Sunday July 6
Retracing the Footsteps of Alexander the Great by Emeritus Professor Bob Milns.

June

Dante Alighieri: Mediaeval Imitator of the Classical Epic Sunday June 1
Dante Alighieri: Mediaeval Imitator of the Classical Epic by Dr Drina Oldroyd.
Sunday June 1
The Use and Abuse of the Ornamenta Augustarum by Ms Lisette Cockell.

May

Sunday May 4
The Launch of Ancient Syria: A Three Thousand Year History by Prof. Trevor Bryce.
Sunday May 4
Carthage: the Ancient Mediterranean's Forgotten Civilization by Dr Richard Miles.

April

Museum Saturday Series: Ancient Medicine Saturday April 12
Museum Saturday Series: Ancient Medicine by Dr John Ratcliffe.
Sunday April 6
Children and Parental Ambitions in the Roman World by Dr Janette McWilliam.
Sunday April 6
Marriage Strategies and the Construction of Herodian Identity by Mr James Donaldson.

March

Sunday March 2
Image of a Lion: Remembering Thermopylae in Antiquity by Dr Amelia Brown.
Sunday March 2
Receptions of Philip by Mr Michael Welch.

February

Sunday February 2
Adrian Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture: Adrian's Favourite Poetry by Mr Denis Brosnan, Emeritus Professor Bob Milns, Mr Jack Taylor and Dr Dorothy Watts.