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    Week 5 Civilisations: The debate

    By Leah R. Clark

    Join Dr Leah Clark between 12pm - 2pm on Tuesday 3rd April for a post-viewing discussion of episode five of...

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    Join Dr Leah Clark between 12pm - 2pm on Tuesday 3rd April for a post-viewing discussion of episode five of Civilisations.
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    Week 4 Civilisations: The debate

    Join Kathleen Christian on Friday 23 March between 3pm and 4pm for a discussion of Civilisations on...

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    Join Kathleen Christian on Friday 23 March between 3pm and 4pm for a discussion of Civilisations on Facebook with a special guest appearance from...
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    Week 2 Civilisations: The debate

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    Jessica Hughes, a Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, will be reflecting on episode two of Civilisations on...

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    Jessica Hughes, a Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, will be reflecting on episode two of Civilisations on Friday 9th March between 12pm - 2pm. Let...
  • Life on the wall: Vindolanda

    By Robin Birley

    Excavation of a fort on Hadrian's Wall is revealing stories of everyday life on the edge of the Roman Empire,...

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    Excavation of a fort on Hadrian's Wall is revealing stories of everyday life on the edge of the Roman Empire, explains Robin Birley.
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    Week 1 Civilisations: The debate

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    Dr Kathleen Christian, Senior Lecturer in Art History and academic consultant on Civilisations, responds to the...

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    Dr Kathleen Christian, Senior Lecturer in Art History and academic consultant on Civilisations, responds to the first episode and starts up our...
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    The Story Of Maths

    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.

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    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.
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  • What is a Tunisian dig telling us about female mobility of the Phoenicians?

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    DNA and archaology are coming together to reveal how multicultural a great Empire was.
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  • Four weird ideas people used to have about women’s periods

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    Professor of Classical Studies Helen King takes a look at historic beliefs around menstrual periods.
  • The Perseid meteor shower 2017

    The Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this year on the nights of 11th-13th August. Find out more about meteors,...

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    The Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this year on the nights of 11th-13th August. Find out more about meteors, Perseus and what meteors have to do with...
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    Troy Story: Homer's Iliad and Odyssey

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    Interested in Greek myths? We've condensed the epic narrative of Homer's poems the Iliad and the...

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    Interested in Greek myths? We've condensed the epic narrative of Homer's poems the Iliad and the Odyssey into short animations ...

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    Getting started on classical Latin

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    Introducing the Classical world

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    How can we settle questions of morality or ethics? This free course, Plato on tradition and belief, explores Plato's dialogue, the Laches, to...

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    Icarus: entering the world of myth

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    This free course, The body in antiquity, will introduce you to the concept of the body in Greek and Roman civilisation. In recent years, the body...

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    One of the most important questions for any student of the ancient world to address is 'how do we know what we know about antiquity?' Whether we're...

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    Introducing Virgil’s Aeneid

    This free course offers an introduction to the Aeneid. Virgil’s Latin epic, written in the 1st century BCE, tells the story of the Trojan hero...

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