Rome with Mary Beard

Meet The Romans with Mary Beard

13 Apr 2012

A three part series starting on BBC2 next Tuesday explores what life in Ancient Rome was really like for normal citizens living in the world’s first city of one million people.

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Dying Gaul from behind

How ancient Roman teens had it tough too

19 Apr 2010

Professor Kathleen Coleman, Professor of Latin at Harvard University and renowned author on Latin literature and history will give Newnham's biennial Jane Harrison Memorial Lecture on Friday, 23 April 2010.

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Abigail Brundin

A fresh look at the ‘grand narratives’ of literary history

01 Aug 2009

Renaissance scholar Dr Abigail Brundin, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Italian, has been awarded an ‘I Tatti’ Fellowship from Harvard University, enabling her to spend time exploring 16th- and 17th-century Florentine archives. She hopes to shed light on a turbulent period in Italy’s literary history, when poets and writers laboured in the face of religious censorship.

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