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Pliny’s Natural History: An Ancient Roman View of the Natural World

Saturday 19 June 2021, 10.00AM to 1.15pm

Speaker(s): Gillian Hovell BA

See the Natural World as the Romans did in the First Century AD through the words of a Roman who was so fascinated by the world that his curiosity killed him; he went to investigate Vesuvius as it erupted in AD 79 … Explore, with Pliny, the Roman view of the Natural world and mankind’s place in it; get to know the animals and plants within it and discover how they were used in the ancient world.

  • Tutor: Gillian Hovell BA
  • Term: Summer
  • Day: Saturday
  • Start Date: 19 June 2021
  • Time: 10am-1.15pm
  • No. of weeks: 2
  • Full fee: £45.00

This course will be delivered via Zoom. Students joining our online courses would need access to a computer, laptop or tablet with a microphone (essential) and a webcam (desirable) as well as a reliable broadband connection.

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