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Medea comes to the Belgrade Theatre

Euripides’ tragedy about love, betrayal and revenge is coming to Coventry. The play will be produced by Classics students at the University of Warwick, and will be performed in the Main Stage of the prestigious Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.

Known as one the most tragic pieces of ancient Greek theatre, the play tells the story of the former barbarian princess Medea and her desire to exact revenge against her unfaithful husband, Jason.

Io Io Io! Modern Christmas vs Roman Saturnalia

Partying, pantomime, feasting and gift-giving are all established traditions of the Christmas season. At the same time of the year over 2000 years ago, Romans had the very same customs in celebration of a different festival – Saturnalia.

Warwick Classics expert and TV presenter named National Teaching Fellow

University of Warwick academic, TV presenter and author, Michael Scott, has been recognised as one of the best higher education teachers of the year.

Classics expert honoured by University of Warwick

The University of Warwick has honoured an acclaimed Classics expert who has helped open up the ancient world to state school pupils including many in Coventry

Dr Michael Scott presents Sicily: Wonder of the Mediterranean

Hot on the heels of his latest BBC series Invisible Cities Dr Michael Scott Associate Professor in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick presents Sicily: Wonder of the Mediterranean starting on BBC Two at 9pm from the 31 January 2017.

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