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Major OU BBC landmark series ‘History of the World’

A major collaboration between the OU, the BBC and the Discovery Channel in the USA, the biggest exploration of human history since the BBC’s landmark series Civilisation, hits the screens on BBC One on 23 September. The programme has been … Continue reading

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Prof Helen King on Titian at the National Gallery

Professor Helen King, Chair of Classical Studies, speaks about the myth of Diana and Calysto as painted by Titian in the August podcast from the National Gallery. Accompanied by a recording of the late Poet Laureate Ted Hughes reading his … Continue reading

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Professor of Classical Studies examines Ancient X-Files

Professor of Classical Studies Helen King helped investigate a mysterious case on National Geographic Channel on 8 June and 9 June. In ‘The Green Children of Woolpit’ on Ancient X-Files, Prof King looks at an account of two green children … Continue reading

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