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The search for a state

this morning (thursday 30th), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 7.45pm)
the search for a state (presented by neil macgregor) (29th episode of 32 in the living with the gods series) includes … 56 more words

Telling history the Mary Beard way: SPQR

I have recently read a fantastic book about the ancient Roman Empire. It led me to find out more about it’s author and inspired me in surprising ways. 473 more words

Culture & Society


Although I bought my copy of today’s Guardian shortly after breakfast, I didn’t look at more than the headlines until late afternoon. I was working, outside, on what must have been the coldest day this autumn, wrapped in warm layers, particularly blessing my thermal vest. 821 more words


Mary Beard’s SPQR - book review

It took me two years to finally read my chunky hardback copy (signed) of Mary Beard’s SPQR, but it was definitely worth it.

Just to give you a hint of how persuasive an author Mary Beard is: while reading… 405 more words

Mary Beard: ¿Cómo vivían los romanos?

Mary Beard: ¿Cómo vivían los romanos?

A continuación, tenéis los enlaces a la serie de documentales ¿Cómo vivían los romanos?, realizados por la genial experta en Cultura Clásica, la premio Princesa de Asturias 2016, … 32 more words

Historia De Roma

Mary Beard: Un Imperio sin límites

Mary Beard: Un Imperio sin límites

Aquí tenéis enlaces a los cuatro capítulos de esta serie de documentales de la genial Mary Beard: Un Imperio sin límites. 41 more words

Historia De Roma

Women & Power - A Manifesto by Mary Beard

A short book, a powerful book and a well written book. This is, as it says, on the cover, a manifesto, a cry for women to have a voice and crucially to be heard, and for women to have the right not to be demonised. 489 more words

Ancient Greece And Roman Images