William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Greek Heroes

This course was run at the City Lit on 19 November 2011 as a follow up to the course on the Trojan War.  Below are the notes I made to run the course.  I repeated the course on Saturday 21st June 2014 with some further handouts. Heracles handout Plays on the Heroes gods For those… 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 »

The Etruscans: An Introduction

This course was being run by the City Lit on Saturday 13th April 2013, Saturday 29th April 2017 and Sunday 27th October 2019.  Although their language has been lost the influence of the Etruscans on the Greeks and Romans was enormous and many objects survive today. The course included a visit to the British Museum. The… Read more »

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