William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: History

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

This course ran at the City Lit and the British Museum on Saturday 15th October 2016.  I also ran it as a three day course between Saturday 3rd and Saturday 17th November 2018. It is also suitable for cruises especially those in the Eastern Mediterranean. The following documents refer to the 2018 course. The course outline… 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 »

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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