Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology blog

Welcome to our blog

If you're avid about archaeology, committed to classics or excited about Egyptology, then this is the blog for you.

We'll give you an alternative look at our degree courses, bring out the stories behind our research and talk to you about the subjects you are most passionate about.

Follow us

  instagram

Read our disclaimer statement

Roman Foundation According to Online Perceptions of MythRoman Foundation According to Online Perceptions of Myth

Roman Foundation According to Online Perceptions of Myth

Is it important to consider modern entertainment media when discussing contemporary receptions of ancient myth? Kristen Raymond discusses in this month's ACE & Creativity blog post!

Posted on: 31 January 2024

She-wolves on screenShe-wolves on screen

She-wolves on screen

This blog post introduces the “Rome from the Ground Up” research project, which is generously funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Posted on: 8 January 2024

A Poem for the Ara Pacis AugustaeA Poem for the Ara Pacis Augustae

A Poem for the Ara Pacis Augustae

I have written a poem entitled “In front of the Ara Pacis” from the fictional perspective of a Roman citizen. It has been inspired by the topic of my Master's thesis: The Ara Pacis Augustae, a Roman honorary monument.

Posted on: 13 October 2023

ACE & Creativity Conference ACE & Creativity Conference

ACE & Creativity Conference

The ACE & Creativity blog is celebrating its first birthday! And we are delighted to announce the ‘ACE & Creativity Conference’ which will take place online on Zoom Saturday 7 October and Sunday 8 October 2023.

Posted on: 2 October 2023

Mike Packwood: The Chris Mee Travel Award in GreeceMike Packwood: The Chris Mee Travel Award in Greece

Mike Packwood: The Chris Mee Travel Award in Greece

Mike Packwood (Ancient History BA) discusses his summer spent at the British School at Athens (BSA) partaking in the 2023 ‘Archaeology and Topography of Greece’ Undergraduate course, and how it was made possible thanks to the Chris Mee Travel Award.

Posted on: 22 September 2023

Hannah Walker's Summer in Greece Hannah Walker

Hannah Walker's Summer in Greece

The undergraduate program at the British School at Athens (BSA) is an archaeological and historical summer study program consisting of 3 weeks in Greece touring the ancient sites of the mainland. This summer I have been lucky enough to be one of thirty students to attend this amazing trip, making memories and friends for life whilst learning about Ancient Greece in the most exciting way possible.

Posted on: 13 September 2023

Ancient Myths and the Limits and Liberties of Innovation Ancient Myths and the Limits and Liberties of Innovation

Ancient Myths and the Limits and Liberties of Innovation

Victoria Doherty-Bone discusses how Greek myths continue to enchant writers and audiences yet also provide a certain limitation in terms of its content.

Posted on: 17 July 2023

Tactual Museum of AthensTactual Museum of Athens

Tactual Museum of Athens

Since International Museum Day (18 May) has just passed, I am taking the opportunity to talk about my visit to the Tactual Museum of Athens in September 2022.

Posted on: 12 June 2023

Ancient Athenian Women and the issue of abortionAncient Athenian Women and the issue of abortion

Ancient Athenian Women and the issue of abortion

What was abortion perceived in Ancient Greece? PhD Candidate, Sofia Giapantzali, gives us an introduction into her findings.

Posted on: 19 May 2023

Blog