Archive by Era: Ancient Rome - page 1

  1. Archimedes

    Melvyn Bragg discusses the Greek mathematician Archimedes and his famous cry of “eureka!”

  2. Boudica

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and mythologisation of Boudica.

  3. Byzantium

    The culture, history and legacy of the eastern Byzantine Empire.

  4. Carthage's Destruction

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Destruction of Carthage

  5. Cleopatra

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Cleopatra, the famed last pharaoh of Egypt.

  6. Cultural Imperialism

    Melvyn Bragg examines how a dominant power can exert a cultural influence on its empire.

  7. Galen

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Roman physician and medical theorist Galen.

  8. Greek and Roman Love Poetry

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Greek and Roman love poetry.

  9. Hadrian's Wall

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Hadrian's Wall.

  10. Happiness

    Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.

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