William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History features

The Rosetta Stone

HOW THE ENLIGHTENMENT CHANGED THE INTERPRETATION OF THE PAST This topic was planned as day five of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 31 July 2013.  Sadly, it was cancelled at the last minute but I hope to re-run the… Read more »

The Trojan War

The Trojan War in History, Art and Literature at the City Lit was held on Sunday 27 January 2013.  I expanded this into a tree day course on Saturdays 7th, 21st and 28th October 2017. We examined the causes, progress and aftermath of this famous war using the art and literature of Ancient Greece and later.… Read more »

The Etruscans: An Introduction

This course was being run by the City Lit on Saturday 13th April 2013, Saturday 29th April 2017, Sunday 27th October 2019 and as an online course via Zoom on Sundays 5th and 12th December 2021. During the pandemic lockdown I also gave this as an online course on Sunday 25th October 2020. On Saturday… Read more »

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