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Roman Britain

3 July @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This programme of lectures is designed to support students and teachers taking GCSE and A level Classics Civilisation and Ancient History qualifications, and is coordinated by Advocating Classical Education and the British Museum.

For all further information and to book go to: https://www.britishmuseum.org/school-lecture-classical-civilisation-and-ancient-history

Troy: the World of the Hero

For Teachers 

The British Museum’s exhibition on the ancient city of Troy reveals thrilling new dimensions on several components of the OCR qualification in both Classical Civilisation and Ancient History, especially World of the Hero, The Homeric World, War and Warfare, and Foundations of Rome. Teachers are invited to an event run by the Museum in partnership with the ACE Advocating Classics Education initiative at King’s College London. This combines a lecture by Professor Edith Hall on Homeric and Vergillian ideas of the hero with a free visit to the exhibition.

Monday 13 January 2020            14.30 — 15.30

OCR Classics in 20 British Museum Objects

For students and teachers

The British Museum houses a spectacular range of the objects prescribed in many of the components of the OCR qualifications in Classical Civilisation and Ancient History, including the Parthenon sculptures, the Cyrus Cylinder, and images of Cleopatra. This event, run in partnership by the Museum and the ACE Advocating Classics Education initiative at King’s College London, provides teachers and their students with an exciting opportunity to look at, learn about these objects—along with others relevant to the components—in the company of academic experts with rich experience of the OCR specifications.

Monday 24 February 2020

  • Session 1  GCSE Classical Civilisations              10.30 – 11.30
  • Session 2  GCSE Ancient History                        11.30 – 12.30
  • Session 3  A level Classical Civilisations             13.00 – 14.00
  • Session 4  A level Ancient History                       14.00 – 15.00

Roman Britain

For students and teachers

The Roman province of Britannia existed for nearly 400 years from the initial Roman invasion in AD 43 to the end of Roman control in the British Isles around AD 411. What impact did Roman rule have on the province? Using objects on display in the British Museum as primary evidence, this presentation will consider examples of change and continuity during this period of British history and the picture of life in Roman Britain built up by archaeological finds and sites. Just how Roman was Roman Britain?

Monday 16 March 2020            11.00— 12.00

Monday 3 July 2020                 11.00— 12.00


3 July
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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