William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History features

Etruscan and Roman Mythology

This course ran at the City Lit on Monday 28th July 2014 and was a revised version of Days 2 and 3 of the Introduction to the European Galleries in the British Museum from 2013. We surveyed Etruscan and Roman history in its days of glory and empire illustrated in the afternoon by a visit… Read more »

Image and Portraiture of Augustus – the Meroe Head

I took part in the joint City Lit, University College London and British Museum Annual Classics Study Day at the British Museum on Saturday 1st March 2014 which looked at various aspects of the first Roman emperor Augustus to mark the 2,000th anniversary of his death.  I presented a paper on the Meroe Head and… Read more »

The Elgin Marbles: their place in Ancient Greece

This topic was day one of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 23 July 2013.  I had hoped to re-run the course in summer 2014 but instead parts of it were run separately; this part as Myth in Ancient Greece… Read more »

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