William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

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 »

Great Sea Battles from the Classical World

  Great Sea Battles from the Classical World – Salamis, Syracuse and Actium A general look at ships and sailing techniques in the Ancient World and how vessels were used in warfare.  This course was run at the National Maritime Museum on Sunday 25th March 2018. We looked at the strategies used by navies in… Read more »

Sport in the Ancient World

I first ran a course at the City Lit on this on 12 February 2012 ready for the Olympics coming to London.  I also run private tours on the same subject at the British Museum and ran several during the Olympics. In 2015 the joint City Lit/UCL/British Museum annual Classics Day on Saturday 7th March… Read more »

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