The Reading Ancient Schoolroom (www.readingancientschoolroom.com) offers children aged 6-18 the unique opportunity to experience full immersion in an ancient school, looking and acting like Roman children while using wax tablets, papyri, and ostraca to do ancient school exercises. Based on research carried out at the University of Reading, the event will be running from 24 […]
See www.readingancientschoolroom.com for a unique opportunity to participate in an authentic re-enactment of an ancient Roman school, not only learning how to use papyri, wax tablets, and ostraca but also looking and acting like a Roman child while doing the school exercises that ancient children did. (Usually in English, but Latin is also available.) Various exercises to […]
School groups (ages 7-18, maximum group size 20) are invited to the University of Reading on 28 January 2016 for a re-creation of an ancient Roman schoolroom. The event is free and all costumes and equipment are provided. For more information see www.readingancientschoolroom.com.
Wednesday 19th November, 2014, 10am – 5pm This event offers students aged 10–18 the opportunity to experience first-hand what education was like during the Roman Empire, using the results of recent research by University of Reading academics. It is suitable for those currently studying the Roman period and for those thinking of studying Classics […]