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1/4 The rhythmic complexities in Steve Reich, Ghanaian Ewe music and a 1000-year-long piece. (R)
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4/4 Rhiannon Ash, lecturer at Oxford University, asks why Tacitus is still worth reading today
3/4 Andy Martin assesses Tacitus' influence on writers like Racine and figures like Napoleon.
2/4 Ellen O'Gorman of Bristol University discusses Tacitus' skill at character portrayal.
1/4 Prof Maria Wyke explores the work of the independent-minded Roman historian Tacitus.
4/4 Fiona Macintosh, an expert in Greek Drama, explores the enduring popularity of Euripides.
3/4 Exploring how the work of Euripides is open to so many and such different interpretations.
2/4 Prof Susan Greenfield explores her lifelong passion for Euripides' play The Bacchae.
1/4 Christopher Pelling introduces the life and work of Euripides.