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
I have been teaching Year 8 students about Fishbourne Roman Palace as part of the Cambridge Latin Course for ages … Continue reading Fishbourne: a fantastic palace with amazing mosaics and brilliant guides
The labyrinthine, bustling old town of Split is contained within the shell of the Emperor Diocletian’s magnificent palace, built in … Continue reading Split and Salona: Emperor Diocletian’s palace and more!
Zadar, a ferry ride south from Pula, is a fantastic place to visit. I stayed in a hostel overlooking one … Continue reading Zadar: lovely town with impressive Roman sights and others
For some reason, Lonely Planet fails to mention the Roman fort at Saalburg at all. This is a failing on … Continue reading Saalburg: beautiful forest walk to a great reconstructed fort with some interesting artefacts
Mainz is a beautiful place with lots of charm, and it’s busy with people in the summer. Vans in the … Continue reading Mainz: atmospheric underground temple, Roman ships, and museum with treasures
The most obvious Roman symbol of Trier is the massive Porta Nigra, the town gate which has become blackened over … Continue reading Trier: towering gate, great museum and more