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Latest News

Review of Piranesi: Diverse Maniere at Sir John Soane’s Museum, for Standpoint Magazine

Lambing Live versus One Born Every Minute - a blog post for The Spectator

I have just recorded an online lecture series on Homer’s Iliad – see my Blog page for details

Comment piece on the stolen Pompeii fresco, for Apollo magazine. See ‘Journalism’ and ‘Blog’ for this and the full articles listed below

Review of God’s Traitors by Jessie Childs, for the Daily Mail

300: Rise of an Empire. Review from a Classicist’s perspective, for The Spectator

Comment on the new Charles Dickens memorial for Standpoint Magazine

New TV review for The Spectator

Elitism and the hunt: in ancient Rome and today. New feature in History Today magazine, February issue

New article on ‘modern drones’ in December’s Standpoint Magazine