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
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!
The Brijuni Islands, just off the small town of Fažana, which is a few kilometres north of Pula, and accessible … Continue reading Brijuni: Roman villa in impressive condition on Tito’s playground
The Amphitheatre at Pula, Croatia, is a fantastic sight, and is a real draw to the city. It is a … Continue reading Pula: not just the Arena
My first stop-off in Croatia was Poreč, half-way down the peninsula of Istria. It was busy with tourists, some of … Continue reading Poreč: lovely seaside town with a Roman past
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
So, having seen an amazing place at Xanten, and now being just about two months into my Sabbatical (I arrived … Continue reading Bonn: small town, with a few things of interest in the museum