It’s a Man’s World: the lives of ancient women

Classics Competition Winner and creator of The Mythology Manifest Sixth Former Connor Irving explores the oppression of women in Greek and Roman society and refutes the ancient idea that a woman who defies authority must be evil, as he seeks to understand why some women were worshipped whilst others were demonised. Succubus, Harlot, Witch: these … Continue reading It’s a Man’s World: the lives of ancient women

Caesar’s Wife Must Be Above Suspicion

Classics Ambassador Declan Boyd reports on Super Saturday: Professor Dame Mary Beard’s Presidential Address given for the Classical Association on 9th November 2019, entitled Caesar’s Wife Must Be Above Suspicion: In her Address, Professor Beard took us on a fascinating journey through time to explore  artistic representations of the Roman empresses – and the sinister […]