Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

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Mary Beard

November 19, 2017

I am still a relative novice in TV documentary terms, but I have done enough...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

What universities are for

Mary Beard

November 15, 2017

You can teach for almost 40 years in a university, and still find something new....

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

What’s a ‘professor’?

Mary Beard

November 12, 2017

I have never been much bothered either way by the title ‘Professor’. I don’t really...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

Guilty until proven innocent

Mary Beard

November 9, 2017

I am beginning to feel even more conflicted, in what is maybe a typically ‘elderly...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

Restoring the Minoans

Mary Beard

November 4, 2017

I have always had a bit of a soft spot for Sir Arthur Evans…at least...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

Sex pestilence

Mary Beard

November 1, 2017

I imagine that like most people in the country I have felt a mixture of...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

Front Row at Front Row

Mary Beard

October 29, 2017

Judge me kindly, it was a first. Last week I presented the TV version of...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

Oxbridge entrance

Mary Beard

October 25, 2017

I don’t usually start my blogs by saying that this is my personal opinion; but...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

Septimius Severus en famille

Mary Beard

October 22, 2017

I am trying very hard to move away from Roman skin colour, but it keeps...

Mary Beard: A Don’s Life

The colour of a Roman’s skin

Mary Beard

October 19, 2017

Quintus Lollius Urbicus, one time Roman governor of Britain, whose home was in what we...