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Which Ancient Texts might we study?

Dr Nick Wilshere descibes the types of ancient texts that are studied in our Latin and Ancient Greek courses at the University of Nottingham. Photo by Mishaal Zahed on Unsplash

From  Hannah O'Regan on September 3rd, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

My Favourite Module: Communicating the Past

Professor Helen Lovatt discusses her favourite module - second year 'Communicating the Past' where students create projects on a subject of their choice. Helen also gives an example of one…

From  Hannah O'Regan on August 9th, 2021 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Ancient facts about Egyptian geese

Dr Oliver Thomas (Classics and Archaeology) tells us 5 facts about Egyptian geese in the ancient world. Filmed on University Park campus in summer 2021 by Maroula Perisanidi. Photo by Larkin…

From  Alex Mullen on July 27th, 2021 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Sparta Live: Angry, angry Spartans

Sparta Live! Angry, angry Spartans Join us and Andrew Bayliss for a discussion about the Angry, angry Spartans. When we think of Spartan behaviour we often think of the usual stereotypes. They…

From  Hannah O'Regan on May 11th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Sparta Live: Spartan death and commemoration

Sparta Live! Spartan Death and Commemoration Excavations conducted in Sparta between 1906 and 1994 uncovered fewer than 20 graves from entire time span between the end of the Bronze Age and the…

From  Hannah O'Regan on March 9th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Helen Lovatt and the Argonautica

Professor Helen Lovatt shares her love of Jason and the Argonauts - the subject of one of her specialist year modules. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Hannah O'Regan on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

A masters experience in the Faculty of Arts

Masters students describe their experience of learning and living in Nottingham. Six students tell their stories of what it was like to study for a masters degree in the Faculty of Arts. From…

From  Rebecca Weaver on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 33 plays 0  

First Year Classical Civilisation at the University of Nottingham

Second year student Hannah Parker takes you through what to expect in your first year studying Classical Civilisation at Nottingham Check out Hannah's channel here:…

From  Matthew Myers on October 23rd, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Classics and Archeology: what is a Joint Honours degree?

Read about Joint Honours degrees, but not sure what they are and how they work? Fret not - Our Admissions Tutor Dr Hannah O'Regan gives a brief overview in this short film.

From  Hannah O'Regan on August 14th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

What is classics?

Interested in Classics, Ancient History or Classical Civilisation, but not sure what they are, or where the differences lie? Dr Emily Kneebone explains all in this quick overview.

From  Hannah O'Regan on August 12th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

What is Archaeology?

A brief overview of Archaeology - what it is, how it differs from history and why it is important in the present day.

From  Hannah O'Regan on August 11th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Dr Matt Myers - My Favourite Roman History Books

Dr Matt Myers from the Department of Classics and Archaeology discusses his three favourite books about Roman history. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Matthew Myers on June 24th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Will Bowden The best thing I've ever found

One of the most frequent questions that you get asked as an archaeologist is "what's the best thing you've ever found?" In this short video Will Bowden tries to answer that…

From  William Bowden on June 10th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

3 (non-academic) things I learned by going to University

Dr Hannah O'Regan, the first person in her family to go to university, explains the three key things she learned from the experience. Find out more about the Department of Classics and…

From  Hannah O'Regan on June 9th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Finds from the flowerbeds

Dr Hannah O'Regan from the Department of Classics and Archaeology explains how pottery (and other things) gets into our flowerbeds and fields. Find out more about the Department of Classics…

From  Hannah O'Regan on June 9th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Vase stories

Dr Hannah O'Regan discusses the importance of a very fishy vase, and what it can tell us about the past. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

From  Hannah O'Regan on June 5th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Why Study Ancient Galilee with Roland Deines

Prof. Roland Deines explores the ways that the study of ancient Galilee, around the time of Jesus, can throw light on the historical Jesus and the origins of his movement as we hear of it in the…

From  Simon Barnett on May 9th, 2016 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Dr Jon Henderson talks about being one of the 2015 British Science Association Media Fellows

Dr Jon Henderson from the Department of Archaeology at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the Science team at The Times.

From  Elizabeth Cass on December 22nd, 2015 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Humanities Building

Overview of the Humanities Building on University Park Campus - home to the Departments of Archaeology, Classics, History of Art, Philosophy and Theology and Religious Studies.

From  acznc on December 18th, 2015 0 likes 539 plays 0  

Pavlopetri - City Beneath the Waves - 'rebuilt'

The very latest digital marine technology and movie industry computer graphics in ground breaking collaboration which could revolutionise underwater surveying.

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 192 plays 0  

Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 2

Underwater archaeologists surveying the worlds oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the early Bronze Age. This suggests that Pavlopetri, off the southern Laconia coast of Greece,…

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Mystery skeleton mystifies archaeologists

A skeleton, found at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham. Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology…

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 143 plays 0  

Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 1

Part 1 - Getting started. In this video join Underwater Archaeologist Dr Jon Henderson, as he embarks on a race to save an ancient submerged Greek town. Dr Henderson talks you through the plans to…

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Faculty of Arts: public spaces for researchers

Faculty of Arts researchers discuss their research and how they use the public spaces at the University of Nottingham.

From  Helen Frost on July 16th, 2014 0 likes 102 plays 0  

Faculty of Arts: research and tutorial spaces

Faculty of Arts researchers talk about their research and the spaces in which it takes place for both staff and students.

From  Helen Frost on July 16th, 2014 0 likes 106 plays 0  

Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war

On March 10 241BC a huge naval battle took place off the coast of Sicily between the Romans and their archenemies the Carthaginians. It put an end to the First Punic War and set the Roman Republic on…

From  Elizabeth Cass on November 1st, 2013 0 likes 1,689 plays 0  

Hillery Harrison - BA Archaeology

Hillery describes the opportunity offered by the University to take part in archaeological digs.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Study What You Love - Andy Souter (Archaeology Alumnus)

Andy talks about his experiences of studying Archaeology and how studying an Arts degree can benefit students in their future career. Visit the…

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Study What You Love - Judith Bannerman (Archaeology Alumna)

Judith talks about the variety of skills she developed whilst studying Archaeology and the diverse range of opportunities these gave her after she graduated. Visit the…

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 17 plays 0