“Look on my works, ye mighty and despair” Depictions of the Kings in Ancient History

A MANCENT Study Day with Birgitta Hoffman, Michael Tunnicliffe, Sarah Griffiths and Joanne Backhouse

Amenhotep III and Tiye
Iustinian in Ravenna
Herodium Fortress
Ptolemaios IV of Egypt

Image is power! In this study day the MANCENT Ancient Worlds team explores art as propaganda.  How did ancient kings and rulers manipulate their iconography and architecture? And how did this change over time? Discover more in 4 lectures:

  • Amenhotep III: The Many Faces of the Dazzling Sun King (Jo Backhouse)
  • Depicting Pharaonic Power in the Hellenised World (Sarah Griffiths)


  • Herod the Great: Projecting Power without Images (Michael Tunnicliffe)
  • Royal Iconography in the Late Roman and Byzantine periods (Birgitta Hoffmann)



Dayschool: Saturday, 29 September 2018
Time: 10.30– 16.30



Cross Street Chapel
Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£40 16 40

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

Sarah Griffiths, 50 Lymington Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH44 3EF

or to Birgitta Hoffmann, 55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL,
email: latinteacher @ btinternet.com phone: 07747 533070

Adult Education in Manchester and Cheshire