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Space and Place - The Palatine Hill

With cold, wet feet I sit out the thunderstorm in a café by the Column of Trajan. Thinking back on yesterday at the Palatine hill, I begin to forget the Roman storm. 210 more words


"Valar Morghulis" in der Geschichte

Alle Game of Thrones-Seher und – Leser kennen mittlerweile den Leitspruch braavosischer Philosophie, aber kennen sie auch die Episode aus der Antike, die als direktes Vorbild für “Alle Menschen sterben” gelten kann? 70 more words


The problem of power vs influence – now and in the ancient world

“He’s much less powerful than he used to be” – that was Ed Miliband’s assessment of Rupert Murdoch when asked about press regulation in that Russell Brand interview. 2,040 more words

Ancient History

New Course: Augustus Through Coins

Key information:

Name: Augustus Through Coins

Tutor: Professor Kevin Butcher (Professor of Classics at the University of Warwick)

Number of Modules: 13

Module List:

  1. Coins as History…
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New Course: Augustus and the City of Rome

Name: Augustus and the City of Rome

Tutor: Dr Matthew Nicholls (Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Reading)

Number of Modules: 7… 170 more words


Rome in the news: Monetary matters

It’s rare that we here at The Library of Antiquity get a twofer. But today’s NYT Magazine’s feature story is on money, and guess who’s the original minter? 527 more words

Roman History

Work in Progress - Week 1

For this assignment we are given the task to create an infographic, and the kind we are suppose to make needs to illustrate a process visually. 191 more words

Brief 2 - Work In Progress