Author: Matthew Cobb

The annual summer highlight on the Lampeter Campus is the ever popular Food Festival where members of the public have the chance to look around over 100 stalls selling food, drink and other delights. These delights range from water-buffalo burgers …

Roman Table Manners and Cuisine – Lampeter Food Festival 2015 Read More »

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 …

Trip to Egypt – July 2015 Read More »

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 …

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This May saw the second annual Student Led Teaching Awards in which students from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David at Lampeter voted on a number of awards relating to excellent teaching, non-academic support and the fine work of …

Student Led Awards – School of Classics Department of the Year Read More »

In April the School of Classics ran a fieldtrip to the city of Rome attended by 28 second and third year students and four staff (Jane, Matt, Errietta and Magdalena). During the weeklong trip (in which we had a balmy …

Rome Field-trip April Read More »

With the Christmas period over and 2015 having begun, one is easily left with a certain remorse about the decadent eating habits of the previous few weeks: was it necessary to have quite so many mince pies? (probably yes). But …

World MTB Chariot Racing Championships January 2015 Read More »

Congratulation to Edward Hornby who was selected to present his paper on Garum at the Humanities conference for students held on Lampeter Campus in January. His work was developed as part of the module Methods and Approaches for Classics: Exploring …

Student Humanities Conference at Lampeter – January 2015 Read More »