William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Lindow Man: how did he come to be sacrificed?

This topic was day three of a five part introduction to the European Galleries of the British Museum run at the City Lit and the Museum on 26 July 2013.  I hope to re-run the course in summer 2014. We explored the mystery of Lindow man in the context of British history in the period… Read more »

Anglo-Saxon Women

The Anglo-Saxons ruled England for 600 years.  The role of women changed over that period and they often held important posts in politics and religion.  The class will include a visit to the British Museum. The course will examine the lives of women throughout the Anglo-Saxon period from the early settlers in the Fifth Century… 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 »

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