York Festival of Ideas 2021: ‘Rome is Burning’

York Festival of Ideas 2021 has many online history events to watch and engage with.  A full list of history events can be viewed here, and the full Festival programme can be explored here.


Rome is Burning

Friday 11 June 2021, 12pm to 1pm BST

Drawing on new archaeological evidence, author Anthony Barrett explores the history of Rome’s Great Fire and explains how it inflicted lasting harm on the Roman Empire.

See further details here.