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  • Ancient Europe

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    In this section we cover the period of time from pre-history to 400 AD. The ideas of ancient Greece and Rome have affected each of the generations that followed, through religion, political concepts and architecture.   All of our sections are constantly being updated and added to. If you think...

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  • Alexander the Great

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Thomas Harrison of the University of St Andrews provides and introduction to Alexander the Great.

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  • The Life & Significance of St Peter

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Mark Humphries looks at the life and significance of St Peter and his role in spreading Christianity into the Roman Empire.

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  • Latin Poets and their Role in Roman Society

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Joanna Paul & Dr Paula Jones of the Open University discuss the role and significance of the Latin Poets in Roman society.

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  • Greek Comedy

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Fiona Hobden of the University of Liverpool discusses what Greek Comedy can tell us about society of ancient Greece.

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  • Ancient Greece & Rome: Similarities and Differences

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Ursula Rothe & Dr Colin Andrews of the Open University discuss how the social, moral and religious life in Rome differed from that of ancient Greece.

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  • Women and the Family in Ancient Greece and Rome

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London, looks at women and the family in Ancient Greece and Rome.

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  • Gender in Ancient Greece and Rome

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London looks at gender in Ancient Greece & Rome.

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  • Women & Religion in Ancient Greece & Rome

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London looks at the role and position of women in Ancient Greece and Rome.

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  • Women & Medicine in Ancient Greece & Rome

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London, examines women and medicine in Ancient Greece & Rome.

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  • The Huns

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Peter Heather of King's College London looks at the history of the Huns.

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  • The Fall of the Western Roman Empire

    Podcast

    In this podcasts Professor Peter Heather of King's College London duscusses the division of the Roman Empire and the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

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  • The Goths

    Podcast

    In this podcast Professor Peter Heather of King's College London looks at the history of the Goths.

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  • Women's Voices in Ancient Greece & Rome

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Richard Hawley of Royal Holloway, University of London discusses women writers in Ancient Greece & Rome such as Sappho.

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  • The Origins and Structure of the Roman Republic

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Federico Santangelo of the University of Newcastle looks at the origins of the Roman Republic, how was it structured and how did the Republic developed politically and culturally.

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  • Greek Drama

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Fiona Hobden of the University of Liberpool looks at the legacy of Ancient Greek Drama.

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  • Ancient Greek Myths and Legends

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Fiona Hobden of the University of Liverpool looks at what Greek myths and legends can tell us about how the early ancient Greeks saw their world.

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  • Roman Imperial Society

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Emma-Jayne Graham and Dr Ursula Rothe of the Open University examine Roman Imperial Society.

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  • The Fall of the Roman Republic

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Federico Santangelo of the University of Newcastle examines the key factors that led to the fall of the Roman Republic.

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  • Sources for the Roman Republic

    Podcast

    In this podcast Dr Federico Santangelo of the University of Newcastle discusses the sources historians use when studying early Roman history.

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