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Warwick Classics academics contribute to biggest selling History magazine

  • Warwick has a small number of places available in clearing in the Classics and Ancient History Department in 2016. Our clearing hotline number is 024 7653 3544 and it will open at 8am on Thursday 18th August.

This year several of the university’s academics from the Classics & Ancient History department have contributed to BBC History Magazine.

BBC History Magazine is a British publication devoted to history articles on both British and world history and is aimed at all levels of knowledge and interest. BBC History is the biggest selling history magazine in the UK and is growing in circulation by nearly 7% every year.

Dr Michael Scott recorded a podcast with BBC History magazine to support the launch of his new book: Ancient Worlds, an epic history of East and West:

Click the image below to listen to the podcast:

Jacobites and the Ancient World



Professor Kevin Butcher had the cover feature for the June edition of BBC History Magazine: Britain vs The Empire:

Rome vs The Empire


Professor Alison Cooley had a cover story in the April edition of BBC History Magazine: Alison Cooley revealed the globetrotting ambitions of the famed emperor Hadrian:

Alison Cooley BBC History



Professor Kevin Butcher wrote for BBC History Online in January: The face of Cleopatra: was she really so beautiful?

Click the image below to read the full article:

Prof Butcher BBC History

"Cleopatra is always newsworthy. So when in February 2007 a small coin in the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle was said to have changed our understanding of her, it made headlines around the world."


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