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Stephen Fry on Mythos

James Rampton speaks to one of the nation's favourite story tellers about the upcoming production of his book 'Mythos'

Last Supper in Pompeii

The enticing title doesn’t do justice, however, to the breadth of the collection: 400 objects from around the Roman world and beyond, covering centuries, showcasing the Romans’ relationship to food and drink.

Over two thirds of Classics students privately educated for last five...

Fewer than 25% of Oxford classicists attended UK state schools.
Five people kneeling in colourful clothes

Is sadness ‘all Greek’ to you? – Greek tragedy in the...

Can Greek tragedies be staged for a modern audience?
An illustration in which Orlick threatens Pip with a candlestick.

‘A bit of Bah Humbug’: Christmas in Great Expectations

Dickens is the perfect post-Christmas antidote to anyone exhausted by the festive season

Mary Beard interview – “The ancient world is a safe space...

Mary Beard discusses the Classics, political-polarisation, and access with Barney Pite

Lysistrata Review – ‘some over-directing vitiates a few performances’

Katie Sayer's anticipation of Oriel Classics Society's interpretation of a bizarre Greek comedy turns out to be a tragedy

Civilisations Review: Repeating the same mistakes

Simon Schama, Mary Beard, and David Olusoga; the terrible trio chosen to update the BBC relic Civilisations have fallen foul of all the usual potholes. Tasked with modernisation they haven't quite pulled it off. 

Oxford academic drowned in Greece

The highly respected Classics tutor and lecturer drowned off the coast of Ouranoupoli, Greece last September

Review: ‘Women & Power: A Manifesto’ by Mary Beard

Beard’s new book shows that new trolls are using the same old tricks to silence women
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