Classical Antiquity

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British Museum

The Big Review: Troy at the British Museum

With an impressive range of objects, this show evokes the eternal power of the greatest stories ever told

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Exhibitions

Troy meets world: London show reconciles myth and reality of ancient city

British Museum exhibition will display work inspired by epic stories alongside artefacts from 19th-century archaeological excavations

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UK politics

'A democratic vote swayed by lies is not democracy'—Mary Beard on what antiquity can teach us about political spin

The recipient of the 2019 J. Paul Getty Medal discusses how understanding Cicero can help decipher the rise of populism

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Exhibitions

Ashmolean Museum show unearths doomed Pompeii's culinary life

The exhibition in Oxford, which contains loans that have never before left Italy, includes a (possible) Roman version of a chamber pot