The reign of Marcus Aurelius

Birgitta Hoffmann

4 October                Acceding to power and righting the wrong –
M.Aurelius and Lucius Verus

11 October                  Marcus Aurelius –  the Philosopher

18 October                 The Emperor at home – the early years of the reign

25 October (half-term)  Marcus’ horse statue and the art of the reign of M. Aurelius

1 November (half-term) A complete change of plan? – Roman Britain between 150-180

8 November               Lucius Verus and the Persian Wars

15 November             167-169: Plague, War and the death of an Emperor

22 November             The Marcomannic Wars

29 November             Avidius Cassius and the East

6 December                Commodus – The (second) best-educated heir of the Empire?

 The lectures can be attended individually or as a complete course.

Day: Thursdays Time: 2pm– 4pm

10 weeks, starting 4 October- 6 December 2018.

Cross Street Chapel
Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£110 16 30

Price for individual lectures (please indicate which lectures when booking):

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£12 14 30

To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to

Birgitta Hoffmann, 55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: phone: 07747 533 070