Professor Mary Beard says she finds historical reconstructions “excruciating”, and she only agrees to front TV documentaries if there is a ban on anyone dressing up in period costume.
Cambridge classicist Mary Beard has dyed her hair pink as she prepares to present the forthcoming series of television programme Front Row.
Professor Mary Beard will explore why there are so many images of the naked body in art for a new BBC Two series.
Classicist Mary Beard said it was a “smashing honour” to be made a dame in the Queen’s Birthday honours.
Cambridge classicist Mary Beard has warned that although the #MeToo campaign is useful, a “hashtag doesn’t solve the problem”.
Cambridge classicist Mary Beard is to present the forthcoming series of television programme Front Row.
Hardback by Profile Books, £25.00 (ebook £11.04) Mary Beard, celebrated media don and classicist, has poured 50 years of study into this lively, unsentimental and highly readable history of ancient Rome, from its founding in near-mythic times up through the emerging city state of tribunes and senators to the grandiose epoch of the emperors, finishing at that crucial point in 212CE when citizenship was extended to all free inhabitants of the empire under Caracalla.
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