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The Life and Times of Cicero

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

How Can Classical Civilisation Change Your Life?

Part 1: Life, love, loss and grief in Homer’s poetry The civilisation we now call classical was...
A-level Classical Civilisation

Tips for A level Classical Civilization

Choosing carefully your subjects for A levels is key to success for entry to any good...
A-level Classical Civilisation

UCAS Application : Personal Statement

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

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  • How Can Classical Civilisation Change Your Life?

    Elizabeth Fairhead A-level Classical Civilisation Tutor (Tonbridge) Picture Part 1: Life, love, loss and grief in Homer’s poetry The civilisation we now call classical was lived in the lands surrounding the Mediterranean, eventually as far as the boundary of the Roman empire in Britain, for a period of nearly 1000 years, from the time of the poet Homer in probably the...
  • SparkNotes for A-Level Homer

    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...
  • Why did the Romans invade Britain?

    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...