William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

The Ancient Greek World

The Greek Gallery tours start at 11:30 each day and last about 40 minutes. Normally they cover objects in galleries 13 to 23 depending on which are open. These include the Archaic period with famous objects such as the Sophilos dinos depicting the marriage of Peleus and Thetis and the iconic Exikias amphora showing Achilles… Read more »

Great Voyages From Greek and Roman Myths

Great Voyages from Greek and Roman Myths – Jason, Odysseus and Aeneas A detailed examination of the voyages and their fantastical encounters relating them to reality. This course was run at the National Maritime Museum on Sunday 28th January 2018. We covered Jason’s voyage to collect the Golden Fleece as described by Apollonius of Rhodes… Read more »

Roman Women

The Lives and Importance of women in Republican and Imperial Ancient Rome and Roman Britain including the importance of the worship of goddesses. This course was run at the City Lit and British Museum on Saturday 2nd March 2019. It covered the contrasting roles of women in different parts of Roman society in the Republic… Read more »

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