William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

An introduction to the Etruscan and Roman galleries at the British Museum

This course ran at the City Lit and the British Museum on Monday 27th July 2015. We had some background to Etruscan and Roman myths and history in the morning and a two hour tour of the museum in the afternoon. The handouts included Archaic Etruscan alphabet gods The Twelve Cities Roman timeline 2015

James VI & I

James was already king of Scotland when he succeeded Elizabeth I in 1603. In fact he had been a king virtually his whole life when he became the first monarch of Great Britain. I ran this one day course at the City Lit on Sunday 26th November 2017. We covered the following topics.  James’s life… Read more »

The Trojan War 2013 and 2017

The Trojan War in History, Art and Literature at the City Lit was held on Sunday 27 January 2013.  I expanded this into a tree day course on Saturdays 7th, 21st and 28th October 2017. We examined the causes, progress and aftermath of this famous war using the art and literature of Ancient Greece and later.… Read more »

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