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 »

Baltic Cruise Lecture 4

Lectures for Baltic and St Petersburg Cruise on the Ocean Countess July 2011 ANGLO-SAXONS AND VIKINGS – THE MAKING OF ENGLAND Lecture 4 Alfred and the Vikings Summary of Lecture 3 During the Christianisation of Anglo-Saxon England, Northumbria had emerged as the most important kingdom but the extinction of the immediate family of Oswiu led… 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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