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    Classical Studies: festivals

    ‘Festival’ at its very essence, is a collective event where people come together to enjoy life’s simple pleasures – music, dancing, food and drink. But it isn’t a modern concept. Academics within our Classical Studies discipline share their...

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    ‘Festival’ at its very essence, is a collective event where people come together to enjoy life’s simple pleasures – music, dancing, food and drink. But it...
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    Olympics, Paralympics, Olympians and Paralympians

    The Tokyo Olympics were due to start shortly, but this has been postponed due to Covid-19. The good news is you can still dig deep into the Olympics and Paralympics with our FREE resources.

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    The Tokyo Olympics were due to start shortly, but this has been postponed due to Covid-19. The good news is you can still dig deep into the Olympics and...
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    Hadrian: The Roamin' Emperor

    By Dr Emma-Jayne Graham

    Can you piece together strands of historical evidence to work out what motivated the Roman Emperor, Hadrian, to travel so extensively?

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    Can you piece together strands of historical evidence to work out what motivated the Roman Emperor, Hadrian, to travel so extensively?
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  • What is the difference between distributive and commutative justice: A one minute guide

    Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    What are distributive and commutative justice? What do the terms mean, and how are they different? We've got a really simple guide...
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    Troy Story: Homer's Iliad and Odyssey

    By Dr Emma Bridges

    Interested in Greek myths? We've condensed the epic narrative of Homer's poems the Iliad and the Odyssey into short animations voiced by the dulcet tones of Don Warrington.

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    30 Aug 2019

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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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    Oedipus: The message in the myth

    By Christopher Wilson

    Differences in versions of Greek myths reflect the contemporary worlds of the storytellers, explains Chris Wilson drawing on Oedipus, the Iliad and the Odyssey.

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    Differences in versions of Greek myths reflect the contemporary worlds of the storytellers, explains Chris Wilson drawing on Oedipus, the Iliad and the...
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    How do historians know about the past?

    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short animations. 

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  • How do historians know about the past?

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    How do historians know about the past? What are primary and secondary sources? Find out with our short animations. 
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    The Iliad: List of characters

    By Dr Emma Bridges

    Confused about who's who in Homer's The Iliad? Dr Emma Bridges has put together a handy cast list and mini biography of the characters...

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    Confused about who's who in Homer's The Iliad? Dr Emma Bridges has put together a handy cast list and mini biography of the characters...
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    Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome

    By Eleanor Betts, Helen King

    The ‘Hippocratic’ four humours, Roman hygiene, the first hospitals and home remedies.This article explores ancient medicine describes practices in Greek and Roman medicine.

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    30 Aug 2019

  • Medicine in ancient Greece and Rome

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    The ‘Hippocratic’ four humours, Roman hygiene, the first hospitals and home remedies.This article explores ancient medicine describes practices in Greek and...
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    The City: The Roman and Greek Cities

    By Dr David Barber

    The concept of the city was central to both the Roman and the Greek sense of identity.

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    30 Aug 2019

  • The City: The Roman and Greek Cities

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    The concept of the city was central to both the Roman and the Greek sense of identity.

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