Drink! May You Live! Early Christians and gold decorations in AshLI Christmas podcast 2015

Hear Prof. Alison Cooley and Dr Jane Masséglia in conversation about the Ashmolean Museum’s extraordinary collection of Gold Glass, and about the symbols, texts and community spirit of the early Christians under the Roman Empire.   Wishing you all a…

The Walking Dead: staging a Roman funeral at the Ashmolean Museum

On 30th October 2015, AshLI brought together Classicists from Oxford and Warwick Universities to stage a Roman funeral procession as part of the Ashmolean Museum’s DEADFriday event.     A cast of twenty, in full costume, including lictors, musicians, mourners,…