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Ancient facts about Egyptian geese

Dr Oliver Thomas (Classics and Archaeology) tells us 5 facts about Egyptian geese in the ancient world. Filmed on University Park campus in summer 2021 by Maroula Perisanidi. Photo by Larkin…

From  Alex Mullen on July 27th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Our Shared Human Past: Latin Now

Dr Alex Mullen presents a snapshot of the collaborative ERC-funded 'Latin Now' project as part of Our Shared Human Past seminar series. The LatinNow project combines archaeology, epigraphy,…

From  Hannah O'Regan on June 26th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Our Shared Human Past: Box Office Bears

Dr Hannah O'Regan presents an overview of the new collaborative AHRC-funded project "Box Office Bears (BOB): animal baiting in early modern England." as oart of Our Shared Human Past…

From  Hannah O'Regan on June 26th, 2021 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Sparta Live: Angry, angry Spartans

Sparta Live! Angry, angry Spartans Join us and Andrew Bayliss for a discussion about the Angry, angry Spartans. When we think of Spartan behaviour we often think of the usual stereotypes. They…

From  Hannah O'Regan on May 11th, 2021 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Sparta Live: Adapting slavery to Spartan Society

Sparta Live! Adapting Slavery to Spartan Society Join us and Dr David Lewis for a discussion about Spartan helotage According to G.E.M. de Ste Croix (Origins of the Peloponnesian War, London…

From  Hannah O'Regan on May 11th, 2021 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Sparta Live: Sparta and the Internet

Sparta Live! "Sparta and the Internet: the ups and downs of public history onlineJoin us, Dr Roel Konijnendijk and Dr Owen Rees for a discussion about Sparta and the InternetDiscussions of the…

From  Hannah O'Regan on May 11th, 2021 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Sparta Live: Unveiling Spartan women

Sparta Live! Unveiling Spartan Women Few elements of Spartan society have evoked the strong reactions routinely roused by the Spartans’ supposedly powerful and licentious females. The ancient…

From  Hannah O'Regan on May 6th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Sparta Live: Spartan death and commemoration

Sparta Live! Spartan Death and Commemoration Excavations conducted in Sparta between 1906 and 1994 uncovered fewer than 20 graves from entire time span between the end of the Bronze Age and the…

From  Hannah O'Regan on March 9th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Helen Lovatt and the Argonautica

Professor Helen Lovatt shares her love of Jason and the Argonauts - the subject of one of her specialist year modules. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Hannah O'Regan on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

A masters experience in the Faculty of Arts

Masters students describe their experience of learning and living in Nottingham. Six students tell their stories of what it was like to study for a masters degree in the Faculty of Arts. From…

From  Rebecca Weaver on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 19 plays 0  

First Year Classical Civilisation at the University of Nottingham

Second year student Hannah Parker takes you through what to expect in your first year studying Classical Civilisation at Nottingham Check out Hannah's channel here:…

From  Matthew Myers on October 23rd, 2020 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Classics and Archeology: what is a Joint Honours degree?

Read about Joint Honours degrees, but not sure what they are and how they work? Fret not - Our Admissions Tutor Dr Hannah O'Regan gives a brief overview in this short film.

From  Hannah O'Regan on August 14th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

What is classics?

Interested in Classics, Ancient History or Classical Civilisation, but not sure what they are, or where the differences lie? Dr Emily Kneebone explains all in this quick overview.

From  Hannah O'Regan on August 12th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

What is Archaeology?

A brief overview of Archaeology - what it is, how it differs from history and why it is important in the present day.

From  Hannah O'Regan on August 11th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Why Study the Tragic Festivals of Ancient Athens?

Professor Judith Mossman (Coventry University), an expert on Greek tragedy, explains how the religious ritual of the city of Athens and its annual cycle of dramatic performances were interlinked. She…

From  Simon Barnett on February 12th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Why Study Plutarch and Delphi with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – c. 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest writings…

From  Simon Barnett on February 11th, 2016 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Why Study Plutarch with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – after 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest…

From  Simon Barnett on February 11th, 2016 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Humanities Building

Overview of the Humanities Building on University Park Campus - home to the Departments of Archaeology, Classics, History of Art, Philosophy and Theology and Religious Studies.

From  acznc on December 18th, 2015 0 likes 475 plays 0  

Cognitive Approaches to Ancient Religious Experience (CAARE) Highlights

Building on the project, Ancient Religions and Cognition, this network brings together scholars from the ancient history of religion on the one hand, and the cognitive science of religion on the…

From  acznc on December 8th, 2015 0 likes 67 plays 0  

Ancient Religions and Cognition - Department of Classics Project

Video for Ancient Religions and Cognition, a project developed by Dr Esther Eidinow from the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham and Professor Tom Harrison at Liverpool University,…

From  acznc on August 26th, 2014 0 likes 93 plays 0  

Faculty of Arts Digital laboratory and research facilities

Faculty of Arts researchers talk about their research and some of the digital and laboratory facilities they use at the University of Nottingham.

From  Helen Frost on July 16th, 2014 0 likes 71 plays 0