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12-02-2014 17:25

The Saturday Latin Teaching Scheme Restarts

We are very pleased to announce that the Richard Stonehouse Trust has made a munificent gift which will enable us to restart the Saturday Latin Teaching Scheme.

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10-02-2014 13:12

Latin for All

Professor Pelling's article for the Sunday Times: Michael Gove’s speech on Monday certainly caused a stir. When you go into a school, he wants it to be hard to tell whether it is an independent or a state school.

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06-02-2014 14:18

Josephine Quinn

The Phoenicians

Josephine Quinn and guests talk to Melvyn Bragg about the Phoenicians. Today on BBC Radio 4.

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05-02-2014 15:54

Dirk Obbink

New Poems by Sappho

Dirk Obbink appears in The Times Literary Supplement online. Why is the discovery important, what do the poems tell us about Sappho, and how do we know they are genuine?

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03-02-2014 15:22

Professor Christopher Pelling
Professor Pelling

Helping Latin in State Schools

The Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove announced today (3 February) that Professor Christopher Pelling of Oxford University ‘will be leading a brand new project in collaboration with several universities to develop top-quality professional development for non-specialist teachers of Classics, as the subject booms in the state sector’.

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29-01-2014 10:04


The Ideas That Make Us

The Ideas That Make Us is a returning Radio 4 series which reveals the history of the most influential ideas in the story of civilisation; ideas which continue to affect us all today. Historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes' BBC Radio 4 series is every day this week. All programmes will be available in perpetuity.

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