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Celtic British Kings

In our sleep and in our dreams we pass through the whole thought of earlier humanity. The dream carries us back into earlier stages of human culture and affords us a means of understanding it better… 1,313 more words

Celtic Britain History

Render Unto Caesar

We all know Julius Caesar, the famed Rubicon-crossing dictator-for-life. He left a mark on our history books, but his legacy lives on in our language as well. 249 more words


Mark Bradley on Roman Senses

Mark Bradley, Faculty member and Editor of Papers of the British School at Rome, visited the BSR in the first week of November to give a public lecture on ‘Roman noses: smell and the ancient senses’ and led a site visit for our award-holders to the Ara Pacis on the theme of ‘Religion, monumentality and the Roman sensorium’.

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Villanelle V: The villa of Livia

I was in Rome last week. Of all the sights and sites I saw the most impressive were wall paintings from a villa owned by Livia*, the wife of Augustus. 195 more words


Augustus and Sister

Octavian, soon to become Rome’s first official Emperor, is squinting at you beside his sister Octavia Minor. Make of his narrowed eyes what you will. 62 more words


Roman Mask by Thomas M D Brooke (spoiler light)

Roman Mask
by Thomas M D Brooke

Published via
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

29th June 2015
390 Pages

Available on Amazon UK £9.99, Amazon.Com $14.99,  833 more words


How I look at things: Required blog entry SIX

Our stars are at fault, somehow

My first ever English novel is by John Green, and yes I read it because the book will have a movie soon. 714 more words

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