Zoom Course: Summer Isle – Britain in the third century

Birgitta Hoffmann

An archaeological and historical tour of Roman Britain in the third century.

Introductory Lectures: Fridays

9th Oct      The split province: The Roman government in the 3rd century

16th Oct  Living with the Army: The Roman Army in the North and South

23rd Oct            Living together: Life in the Cities and the new towns

30th Oct          Life in the countryside & the rise of the country house

6th November               New gods, old gods: the changing face of religion

Thursdays – Case studies: a Closer look at the important sites of the third century

8th Oct     York and London – two very different provincial capitals in the thrid century

15th Oct  Carlisle and Corbridge – the towns on Hadrian’s Wall or how the Army and Civilians live side by side

22rd Oct           Silchester and Catterick – The Civilian towns between ‘civitas capital’ and thriving Industrial town

29th Oct         Faverdale and the hinterland of York – Roman rural landscapes with and without mosaics – or how rural is the ‘Rural North”.

5th November:  The cemetery of Brougham and the river deposit at Piercebridge – Religion and ‘strange’ deposits – from possible ‘immigrant cemeteries’ to ‘ritual deposition in water?’

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

Thursday course (case Studies)
Day: Thursdays  Time: 2pm– 4pm

5 weeks starting Thursdays, October 8th – 5th November 2020

Friday course (General studies)
:   Fridays Time: 2pm– 4pm

5 weeks, starting Fridays October 9th – 6th November 2020

Online Platform: Zoom

Combined course (Thursday and Friday)

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£70 3 30

Please, note this price is only available for booking directly with Birgitta Hoffmann and not on Eventbrite.

General lectures on Fridays:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£40 3 30

Case studies on Thursdays:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£40 3 30

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

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£8 3 30

You can book the whole course or selected lectures online by following this link to Eventbrite:  Or alternatively to book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to the address below. If you would like to pay via BACS or Paypal please contact Birgitta Hoffmann for details.
Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: latinteacher@btinternet.com mobile: 07747 533 070

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