William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Women in Etruria and Rome

Ancient Etruscan and Roman Women Comparing and contrasting women in the societies of Ancient Etruria, Ancient Rome and Roman Britain including the importance of the worship of goddesses. Examining the position of women in Ancient Italy as well as the attitude to women as seen as goddesses. The contrasting roles of women in Etruscan and… Read more »

James VII and II

Life and times of James VII & II Although his reign was one of the shortest in Britain James had a distinguished career before becoming king and an intriguing one in exile.  A Catholic convert he was doomed to fail in Protestant Britain.  This course was run at the City Lit on Saturday 10th March… Read more »

Lindow Man: how did he come to be sacrificed?

This topic was day three of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 26 July 2013.  I hope to re-run the course in summer 2014. We explored the mystery of Lindow man in the context of British history in the period… Read more »

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