William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Myth and Fact in Ancient Greece

This course took place at the City Lit and the British Museum on Tuesday 21st July 2015. We examined the myths and history of Ancient Greece in the morning and had a 2 hour guided tour of the museum in the afternoon.  Handouts included Greek Games Glossary Plays on the Heroes gods WOMEN IN GREEK… Read more »

The Enlightenment and the British Museum

This one day course was be run by the City Lit on Saturday 17th Novemebr 2012.  Both a product and promoter of the Enlightenment, founded in 1753 the British Museum is the oldest museum of its kind in the World. The course included a visit to the British Museum. Using images from the British Museum including… Read more »

Anglo Saxon Treasures

The first version of this course was about the invasion and settlement of post-Roman Britain by Germanic tribes contrasting the role of Bede, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and archaeology in interpretation. It provided an introduction to the wealth of treasures in the British Museum from burial sites and other archaeological digs in England dating from the… Read more »

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