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Dr Elena Giusti on the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction

Dr Elena Giusti, Assistant Professor in Latin Literature and Language, discusses the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction, won by Kamila Shamsie for her novel Home Fire, a reworking of Sophocles' Greek tragedy.

Thu 07 Jun 2018, 15:46 | Tags: book, author, Classics and Ancient History, Arts, Culture, Literature, History

Prof Kevin Butcher investigates myth-making and the coins of the Roman provinces

Writing for BBC History Professor Kevin Butcher shares three myths found on Roman coins, two quite obscure and one a little more famous.

Tue 27 Jun 2017, 15:05 | Tags: Expert comment, Classics and Ancient History, Arts, Numismatics

Coin expert Dr Rowan comments on the new pound coin

Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient History Claire Rowan, expert in numismatics (the history of coinage) comments today on the introduction of the new pound coin.

Tue 28 Mar 2017, 12:04 | Tags: Expert comment, Classics and Ancient History

Dr Michael Scott explores Italy's Invisible Cities: Florence

Dr Michael Scott, Associate Professor in the Classics and Ancient History Department at the University of Warwick, as a part of his Invisible Cities series on BBC One, explores the romantic city of Florence with co-host Alexander Armstrong.

Thu 26 Jan 2017, 10:02 | Tags: Academic Staff, Classics and Ancient History, Arts

How Archimedes took on the Romans, Dr Michael Scott tells the story in BBC History Magazine

Ancient Greek thinker Archimedes is renowned for being an eccentric with his head stuck in the clouds, but he was so much more. His ingenious inventions helped wage warfare on the Roman empire, says Dr Michael Scott in BBC History magazine.

Fri 18 Nov 2016, 13:24 | Tags: Expert comment, Classics and Ancient History

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