William Sterling

This tag: Augustus

Great sea battles from the classical world – Salamis, Syracuse and Actium

Ships and sailing techniques and naval warfare in the Ancient World. What is the course about? A general look at ships and sailing techniques in the Ancient World and how vessels were used in warfare. What topics will we cover? We shall look at the strategies used by navies in the ancient world and specifically… Read more »

This tag: Augustus

Image and Portraiture of Augustus – the Meroe Head

I took part in the joint City Lit, University College London and British Museum Annual Classics Study Day at the British Museum on Saturday 1st March 2014 which looked at various aspects of the first Roman emperor Augustus to mark the 2,000th anniversary of his death.  I presented a paper on the Meroe Head and… Read more »