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A-level Classical Civilisation

The Life and Times of Cicero

Cicero was present at and an active participatant in some of the most cataclysmic events in the...
GCSE Classical Civilisation

Why did the Romans invade Britain?

On the face of it, it seems very strange that the inhabitants of beautiful, sunny, fertile Italy...
A-level Classical Civilisation

UCAS Application : Personal Statement

The Personal Statement section of UCAS application, gives every student the change to impress...
GCSE Classical Civilisation

The Public Intellectual in Classical Athens

I recently viewed a recording of a conference in London organised by Durham University, with the...

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  • SparkNotes for A-Level Homer

    Rebekah Smith A-level Classical Civilisation Tutor (Southampton) Picture As a teacher and tutor of A-Level Classical Civilisation, one thing I am constantly encouraging students to do is break down the information they need to know into simple, bitesize summaries which they can easily remember under the pressure of an exam. This becomes especially important when...
  • The Public Intellectual in Classical Athens

    Adam Muckle GCSE Classical Civilisation Tutor (South West London) Picture I recently viewed a recording of a conference in London organised by Durham University, with the panel discussing the question of 'The Public Intellectual in Classical Athens and Today' - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ervngZh-Yw. On the panel were Classicists Barbara Graziosi, Bettany Hughes,...
  • Why did the Romans invade Britain?

    Rachel Carter GCSE Classical Civilisation Tutor (Stevenage) Picture On the face of it, it seems very strange that the inhabitants of beautiful, sunny, fertile Italy would feel the need to travel hundreds of miles across land and sea to a remote and rainy Northern island, reputed to be the home of blue painted savages.  Why not just stay in Rome and enjoy the...

 

  • The Life and Times of Cicero

    Dr Julian King A-level Classical Civilisation Tutor (Belfast) Picture Cicero was present at and an active participatant in some of the most cataclysmic events in the history of Rome, and therefore western European civilisation, and therefore the world. Thanks to his testimony, we know more about this period that about any other - and not only about the events and...
  • UCAS Application : Personal Statement

    A Bell A-level Classical Civilisation Tutor (Twickenham) Picture The Personal Statement section of UCAS application, gives every student the change to impress the Admissions Tutor of their chosen University course.Most Universities are looking for certain information, in these statements :Your Statement should be well structured :First Step : Explain why do...
  • Tips for A level Classical Civilization

    A Bell A-level Classical Civilisation Tutor (Twickenham) Picture Choosing carefully your subjects for A levels is key to success for entry to any good University. Classical Civilization subjects like Ancient History, Literature, or Ancient Languages are highly respected. These subjects help the student to develop critical and analytical ability, essential for...