William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Charles II

Life and Times of Charles II Known to History as the Merry Monarch, Charles II is perhaps better remembered for his love of life than his politics. However, his reign saw momentous events ranging from the Plague and Great Fire of London to the founding of the Royal Society and the Royal Greenwich Observatory. His… Read more »

The Trojan War

The Trojan War in Greek Art and Literature and Beyond The impact of the events and individuals associated with the Trojan War on the art and literature of Ancient Greece and its continuing influence. The myths surrounding the 10 year war between the Greek City States and Troy in c. 1200 BC including the events… Read more »

Transition from Pagan to Christian

Transition from Pagan to Christian This lecture was given as part of the Classics Day on Saturday 17th February 2018 at the British Museum and given jointly by lecturers from the museum, the City Lit and University College London. Using objects from the BM such as the Hinton St Mary mosaic, the Esquiline Treasure, the… Read more »

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