9.15-10.00: Emeritus Prof. Trevor Bryce ‘Lesser Known Women of the Ancient Near East’;

10.00-10.45: Dr Dorothy Watts AM ‘Power and Passion: Some women of the Ancient Persian Court’;

11.15-12.00: Dr Serena Love ‘Queen Nefertari of the 19th Dynasty’;

12.00- 12.45: Dr Janette McWilliam ‘Celebrating the Lives of Non-Imperial Roman Women’;

2.15-3.00: Emeritus Prof. Bob Milns AM ‘Sappho and Erinna: Poetesses in a Male Society’;

3.00-3.45: Dr Amelia R. Brown ‘Empress Theodora: From Roman Actress to Christian Saint’.

A detailed program will be available for collection at the registration desk on 24 March.

All welcome.

Registration information online at 

About Classics and Ancient History Seminars

Classics and Ancient History seminars are followed by a wine-and-cheese reception ($2 coin donation per person). Enquiries about the seminars may be made to Associate Professor Tom Stevenson.

The Friends of Antiquity, an alumni organisation of the University, runs its own series of public lectures, which take place on Sunday afternoons. The Friends’ program for 2017 can be found at


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