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March/April 2014
  • Beware the Ides of March
    If Caesar had listened to all the advice he was given, he would not have gone to the Senate on that fateful day.
    Victor Zugg

  • Monsters of the deep
    Coming face to face with powerful mythical creatures from the Classical world on show in Rome.
    Dalu Jones

  • Man of myth and mystery
    The artist Giorgio de Chirico was inspired not only by ancient Greece and Rome but also by Freud.
    Charles Darwent

  • Inside a Stone
    The Rolling Stones' former bass-player Bill Wyman explains how his passion for archaeology was ignited.
    Mark Merrony


    The once and future saint
    Should we reinstate
    St Edmund the Martyr as England's patron saint?
    Mark Taylor

  • Living by the sword
    An exciting exhibition at the British Museum underlines the lasting influence of the Viking invaders.
    James Graham-Campbell

  • Egyptomania in the US
    America's enthusiasm for ancient Egypt has involved Freemasons, obelisks and lovesick mummies.
    Bob Brier

  • Archaeology in
    the Alentejo

    The less visited, central part of Portugal yields some interesting Roman and megalithic sites.
    Lindsay Fulcher

  • Navigating the Middle Sea
    An exploration of different ways that historians and archaeologists have written about the Mediterranean.
    David Miles

  • The aura of Roman gold
    The stories behind some of the Imperial faces stamped on the stunning gold coins in the Aurora Collection.
    Murray Eiland


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