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Myth and Fact in Ancient Greece

This course took place at the City Lit and the British Museum on Tuesday 21st July 2015. We examined the myths and history of Ancient Greece in the morning and had a 2 hour guided tour of the museum in the afternoon.  Handouts included Greek Games Glossary Plays on the Heroes gods WOMEN IN GREEK… Read more »

Carl Nielsen

Nielsen and Sibelius This course involved comparing and contrasting the careers and music of two great Scandinavian contemporaries. Both were born in 1865, Sibelius gave up composing in 1931, the year of Nielsen’s death. The course was based round their magnificent symphonies but explored their whole contribution to C20th music. I ran this course at Crayford… Read more »

Baltic Cruise Lecture 1

Lectures for Baltic and St Petersburg Cruise on the Ocean Countess July 2011 ANGLO-SAXONS AND VIKINGS – THE MAKING OF ENGLAND Lecture 1 The Germans are Coming Outline of Lecture Series The first five lectures cover the period of the history of England from the C5th to the C11th, some 600 years from the departure… Read more »