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Latest News

My review of two books on ancient religion, published in History Today magazine. See ‘Journalism’ and ‘Blog’ for full articles listed below

The Crimson Petal and the White, published in The Spectator

Review of ‘Building the Picture’ exhibition at the National Gallery, for The Times Literary Supplement

Comment on the Mackintosh Building Glasgow fire, for The Spectator (Culture House)

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

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