I thought I would make a list of Radio 4 In Our Time podcasts which are relevant to Classics, as … Continue reading In Our Time: Classics podcasts
Thessaloniki is a great place – so much going on, and so busy. The anti-Christian emperor Galerius has made his … Continue reading Thessaloniki: bustling city, enormous museum
Larissa’s Ancient Theatre is currently closed for work, but it’s clearly visible from the street. Here are three pictures of … Continue reading The Ancient Theatre, Larissa
The visitor to Thebes (and there aren’t many at this time of year, at least…) is not met with a … Continue reading Thebes: historic city with a fantastic museum
The site of the great palace at Knossos is something which I recommend very highly to anyone vaguely interested in … Continue reading Knossos and the Heraklion Archaeological Museum: unmissable
Having visited the Santorini archaeological museum on Friday, I was a little underwhelmed. I re-read the guide-book and discovered that … Continue reading Santorini: the real museum!
I’m at the ruins of Akrotiri, which remind me of Pompeii in some fairly obvious ways – it’s a civilisation … Continue reading Akrotiri: breath-taking ruins from the 17th century BC