Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pythagoreans, lore, science… and sadness

Last week, the classics community learnt of the passing of Walter Burkert. I never met Walter Burkert, and I don’t usually feel entitled to write with sadness about people whose paths I have never crossed. But, you see, without Walter … Continue reading

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A day in Roman Wales

I sometimes pause to consider how lucky we are to live in the Green Valleys of Wales. We have everything on our doorstep: the sea with stunning beaches, the hills, a train that gets us to London in two hours … Continue reading

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