Mary Beard

Classicist

Blog posts in total 7

Posts

  1. Mary Beard's Ultimate Rome: It's not all sunshine

    How filming the series saw Mary battling the elements, at home and abroad

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  2. Ultimate Rome: The town that captured Mary Beard's heart

    How Timgad on the edge of the Sahara left its mark on the classicist

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  3. Ultimate Rome: Exploring recent Roman discoveries

    How excavations and technology have uncovered hidden Roman houses and histories

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  4. Mary Beard's Ultimate Rome: An underwater battlefield

    How a helmet in Palermo got Mary excited about Rome's military past

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  5. Busting myths and unearthing secrets: The real people of Pompeii

    From what they were baking when the volcano erupted to how they spent their free time, Mary Beard discovers how the people of Pompeii really lived.

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  6. Perverted sadist or slandered by enemies? Classics professor Mary Beard investigates the notorious Roman emperor Caligula for BBC Two's history documentary.

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  7. Making Meet The Romans has been one of the most fun things I've ever done. It's been extraordinarily hard work (don't think making a documentary series is very glam!) but it has let me share some of the things I do in my day job as a Cambridge classics professor with a much wider audience. ...

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