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Looking Ahead
November 2017
Sunday
November 5
The Lead-Up to the Trojan War

Past Events in 2017

October

Rebuilding the Walls of an Ancient Royal City Sunday October 8
Rebuilding the Walls of an Ancient Royal City by Prof. Trevor Bryce.

September

Mass Migration from Europe to the Near East in the Early Hellenistic Age Sunday September 10
Mass Migration from Europe to the Near East in the Early Hellenistic Age by Associate Professor Tom Stevenson.
Preliminary Talk: The Rhetoric of Geography: Cicero's Sicily in the Verrine Orations by Mr Dustin McKenzie.

August

Emperors and the Arena Sunday August 13
Emperors and the Arena by Dr Shushma Malik.
Preliminary Talk: Betty Fletcher: Lover of Wisdom, Lover of Beauty, Lover of Humanity by Dr Janette McWilliam, Mr James Donaldson and Jaime Cubit.

July

Women and Power in Herodotus Wednesday July 12
Women and Power in Herodotus by Dr Edith Foster.
'The Blood of Titans': Poisons and Poisoners in the Roman World Sunday July 9
'The Blood of Titans': Poisons and Poisoners in the Roman World by Professor Rhiannon Ash.

June

Hobnails and Hexameters: A Quick Run Through Roman Poetry Sunday June 4
Hobnails and Hexameters: A Quick Run Through Roman Poetry by Mr Denis Brosnan.
Preliminary Talk: AGM of Friends of Antiquity

May

Sunday May 7
Half an Ounce of Gold: Precious Metal Jewellery in the R D Milns Antiquities Museum by Mr James Donaldson.
Preliminary Talk: Murder in Athens: Law of Homicide in the Democratic Polis by Charles Pry.

April

Before Gallipoli: Classical Archaeology and Geography of Gallipoli and the Dardanelles Sunday April 2
Before Gallipoli: Classical Archaeology and Geography of Gallipoli and the Dardanelles by Dr Jessie Birkett-Rees (Monash University).

March

Ancient History Day 2017: Art in the Ancient Mediterranean World Saturday March 25
Ancient History Day 2017: Art in the Ancient Mediterranean World by Dr Linda Evans, Dr Dorothy Watts, Emeritus Professor Bob Milns, Dr Janette McWilliam, Professor Alastair Blanshard and Dr Caillan Davenport.
Headless in Corinth: Portrait Statues of Imperial Officials in Late Roman Greece Sunday March 5
Headless in Corinth: Portrait Statues of Imperial Officials in Late Roman Greece by Dr Amelia Brown.
Preliminary Talk: Gods on the Comic Stage: Aristophanes' Birds by Rachel Dowe.

February

Adrian Heyworth Smith Lecture | Ovid's <i>Metamorphoses</i> in Contemporary Art and Literature Sunday February 5
Adrian Heyworth Smith Lecture | Ovid's Metamorphoses in Contemporary Art and Literature by Dr Paul Roche.