Celtic religions in antiquity is a lively area of research at UWTSD. The latest article by UWTSD Classics Senior Lecturer Dr Ralph Häußler presents his work on the Voconces, a Celtic people in Gaul. In the article ‘Vaison et la colline de Puymin : évolution d’un espace sacré (Ier siècle av. n. è. – IIe […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Ancient History and Archaeology students, Heather: I can put a spell on you!! …well not you, but I can cast a spell on your dead body… You are probably thinking that I am crazy but I am not! And I will tell you why. My name is […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Ancient History students, Stephany Aymerich: Hello everyone, I am Steph, second year Ancient history and anthropology student. Togidubnus!!! …You may think that I have just made that word up but it’s actually the name of the guy who (presumably) used to live in Fishbourne. First of all, […]

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The blog below was written by one of our Classics students, Gemma Russell: “Ahhhh!” Exclaimed Kyle as he fell off the stage with a dagger in his back. Wait a minute. I should probably give you some background into this. First let me start by saying that Kyle happens to be Dr Kyle Erickson, head […]

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Professor Gideon Shelach visited UWTSD from the 15th-17th February and gave two talks to the research community here at the Lampeter campus. Professor Shelach, an eminent archaeologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, carries out research into the origins of agriculture and sedentary communities in Northeast China. During his visit Professor Shelach delivered the Roderic […]

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Last Saturday the School of Classics went on its annual autumn day trip. Whereas last year we stayed on our side of the border and explored Caerleon and Caerwent, this year we ventured a little further afield to the Roman Baths of Bath Spa. This gave students taking Dr Ralph Haeussler’s Britain in the Western […]

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This July I (Dr Matthew Cobb) undertook a trip to visit a number of sites of historical interest in the Eastern Desert of Egypt and on the Red Sea coast. Researching and teaching on the topic of Roman trade in the Indian Ocean and having a broader interest in how communities sustained themselves in these […]

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This week the School of Classics at Lampeter (University of Wales Trinity Saint David) has been running a Classics Summer School (29th of June to the 4th of July). The Summer School was organised by Dr Matthew Cobb and Mrs Joanne Price, and taught by Dr Magdalena Ohrman. From Monday to Friday a group of […]

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