William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Ancient Rome and Celtic Britain

Ancient Rome and its encounters with Celtic Britain This course ran at the British Museum and City Lit on Saturday 8th December 2018. Britain was part of the Roman Empire for nearly 400 years from AD 43 to 410 but the association of the two civilisations went back a further century to Julius Caesar’s invasion… Read more »

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 »

British Museum Highlights

This new 90 minute tour of the Museum costs £12 per head and can be booked in advance via the Museum’s website.  Originally we started in Room 2 with an introduction to the museum’s founder, Sir Hans Sloane and then one of the oldest objects in the museum, a hand axe from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania… Read more »

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