William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Nero’s Women

This lecture was given on 22 June 2021 as part of the City Lit/British Museum/University College London Classics Week based around the British Museum exhibition on Nero. The text of the lecture. Neros women A PDF version of the slides that went with the lecture. Nero’s Women Classics Week 2021 Lecture PDF The two musical… Read more »

George IV

Life and Times of King George IV George IV is perhaps best remembered as the Prince Regent whose extravagance was matched by his good taste. He built Brighton Pavilion in an exotic style which led the way to great changes in fashion. The Regency Period is still one of the most admired in architecture typified… Read more »

Anglo-Saxon Queens

When the final version of my PhD was accepted by the University of London I had removed a long section on the early Anglo-Saxon queens and other royal women.  I was told this was worthy of an MPhil but not PhD material.  As it no longer forms part of the thesis it is not subject… Read more »

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