Tag Archives: Caroline Lawrence

Saturnalia Quiz

By Caroline Lawrence Here is a quiz for you to test your knowledge of the Roman SATURNALIA and its influence on modern Christmas. 1. During the Roman Empire, some celebrated the birth of which famous person on 25 December? a) … Continue reading

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Uniting Ram and Dragon: Classics in Wales

By Dr Evelien Bracke Having lived in South West Wales for four years now, I have increasingly found myself looking with slight envy towards England, where projects introducing Classics to a wider audience appear to be growing steadily in number … Continue reading

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Roman Romance

By Caroline Lawrence Last month I blogged about a dozen of my favourite Roman artefacts. I love Roman artefacts because they are the talismans for my “hero’s journey” back in time to first century Rome. Also, I use them as … Continue reading

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The Dirty Roman Dozen

By Caroline Lawrence Whenever I visit schools to talk about my books set in Ancient Rome, I often bring along some of my favourite artefacts. Most of these aren’t real antique objects, but convincing replicas made by re-enactor friends or … Continue reading

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