William Sterling

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British Museum Ancient Greek Tour

This British Museum tour of the Greek Galleries takes place every day at 11:30 am.  We work on a four week rota and mine are on a Sunday.  The dates for my tours in 2020 are January 12th, February 9th, March 8th, April 5th, May 3rd, May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 20th,… Read more »

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Sport in the Classical World

I run a tour at the British Museum inspired by the Olympic Games which covers the origin of the Ancient Olympics and what events were covered in those games.  We can discuss how modern games differ from and are similar to their ancient cousins. The tour also covers some of the games not at Olympia… Read more »

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Figureheads, Ship Badges and Silverware

Figureheads, Ship Badges and Silverware – Nineteenth Century Classical References in the National Maritime Museum This course was designed to delve into classical myths used in naval related items by examining some of the NMM collection of C19th objects and was run on Sunday 25th February 2018. Following on from the previous course we looked… Read more »