Katherine McDonald says her new class on Roman death could go on forever.
One of the toughest thing about starting out in Classics, whether you’ve just arrived at university, you’re starting to research … More
Archaeologists have analysed 22 skeletons (pictured) unearthed from a Roman cemetery in Southwark, London. Two of the skeletons appear to … More
Through people’s language you get a glimpse into their lives, but sometimes all you get is the highly polished or official stuff. Katherine McDonald gives a brief glimpse of what real people wrote in Classical times — and more for people lucky enough to take her ancient sociolinguistics course.
Unearthed Cybele statue thought to be from Mithradates’ reign.
My completely revamped page on Cyrus the Great now on About.com.
They say every vote counts, but does it? Did it in Roman times?
Adrian Goldsworthy is a great story-teller. Why not present history with suspense and character development?
Standing stones in the south-west quadrant of the Avebury stone circle © Littlestone What has long been suspected, that the … More