Reading, Writing, Romans
By Oxford University
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This series explores the lives of Romans through the Latin inscriptions collection at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, as part of an AHRC funded project between the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick.
|1||CleanVideoFelas Octavi||New research reveals that this sling bullet is much ruder than previously thought. Prof. Alison Cooley discusses this with Dr Jane Masséglia and Dr Hannah Cornwell in the Ashmolean's updated Reading and Writing Gallery.||11 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoThe Real Abascantianus||On 30th October 2015, we staged a Roman funeral in the Ashmolean Museum. But who were we burying? Here you can hear the talk that Prof. Alison Cooley gave on the night, telling the story of the man behind the urn.||26 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoRider Reliefs||Prof. Alison Cooley talks with Dr Jane Masséglia about two Roman tombstones showing men on horseback, recently installed by AshLI in the Ashmolean Museum's Rome Gallery.||26 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoEarly Christian Gold Glass||Prof. Alison Cooley and Dr Jane Masséglia from the Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project, talking about the symbols and celebrations of early Christians in the Roman Empire.||26 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoThe building bricks of an empire||The bricks that built the Roman Empire||21 9 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoHercules and the Roman teenager||A memorial for a teenage son, with some unusual images of Hercules.||12 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoA Roman Soldier's plaque to Hercules||The Roman soldier who went to Newcastle and punched Hercules.||12 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoA Roman Intelligence Officer||A Roman Intelligence Officer stationed in Britain.||12 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoA Bullet with your Name on||Slingshot bullet from the seige of Perusia, 41/40 BC.||12 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoFreedmen and Friends||A funerary inscription reveals questions of social status and friendship in the Roman world.||27 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|