William Sterling

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Shakespeare And The Classical World

A quarter of Shakespeare’s major works were based on stories from the Classical World and have influenced our view of the Classical World ever since. What is the course about? We shall examine the plays inspired by myths and history from Ancient Greece and Rome. We shall be looking at the plots of these briefly… Read more »

This tag: Julius Caesar

Ancient Rome and its encounters with Celtic Britain

Ancient Rome and its encounters with Celtic Britain 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 of 55 BC. The Romans were clearly obsessed with Celtic Britain. The day will conclude… 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 »

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