Mary Beard is one of Britain’s best-known classicists, Professor at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Newnham College. She has written numerous books on the ancient world including the Wolfson Prize-winning Pompeii: The Life of a Roman Town; has presented highly-acclaimed TV series, Meet the Romans and Rome: Empire without Limit; and is a regular broadcaster and media commentator. Mary is one of the presenters for the BBC’s recent landmark Civilisations series.
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Dates: 6, 7, 9, 27, 28, 30 May, 5.30-6.30pm.
The lectures may be followed by questions. Latest finishing time is 7pm.
Venue: St Cecilia’s Hall, 50 Niddry Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LG
Tickets are free of charge and will be available here from 1 March 2019.
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