William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Ancient Rome and Celtic Britain

Ancient Rome and its encounters with Celtic Britain This course ran at the British Museum and City Lit on Saturday 8th December 2018. Britain was part of the Roman Empire for nearly 400 years from AD 43 to 410 but the association of the two civilisations went back a further century to Julius Caesar’s invasion… 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 the… 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 »

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