Five Questions with… Dr Holton

Classics Marketing Intern Chloe has been finding out more about our academic staff! Next up on the interview list is Dr Stephanie Holton, Senior Lecturer in Classics Who is your favourite ancient writer and why?  It’s so hard to choose! I’d probably actually say Aeschylus – I love the Oresteia, his Clytemnestra is phenomenal! It’sContinue reading “Five Questions with… Dr Holton”

Five Questions with… Dr Walter

Classics Marketing Intern Chloe has been finding out more about our academic staff! Next up on the interview list is Dr Anke Walter, Senior Lecturer in Classics Who is your favourite ancient writer and why?  Hard to say – but if I had to pick just one, I’d probably say Ovid, for the variety ofContinue reading “Five Questions with… Dr Walter”

Classics Book Club: Silence of the Girls

Ancient History student – and resident book expert – William Rigby talks us through Pat Barker’s phenomenal 2018 retelling of the Trojan War. You can follow his reading adventures over on Instagram at @rigby_reads! The Silence of the Girls, written by Pat Barker in 2018, is set in the mythological world of Homer’s Iliad. Homer’sContinue reading “Classics Book Club: Silence of the Girls”

Hello!

Welcome to our new Classics Outreach blog! Linked with our shiny new @ClassicsNCL Instagram account, we will be sharing a range of posts on the ancient world: on studying in Newcastle, the Roman presence in the North East, ancient literature, languages, mythology, art, archaeology and so on! 🏺 These entries will be posted by ourContinue reading “Hello!”