The Maltese islands lie at the exact centre of the Mediterranean
Sea, with fine harbours and over 7000 years of history. Malta’s
monuments range from Neolithic stone temples to Crusader
castles, but the Roman era is relatively unknown, despite its
long duration, from the Punic Wars to the Byzantine Empire. In
this free public lecture, find out about the achievements,
artefacts and mysteries of Roman Malta from Amelia R. Brown
(Senior Lecturer, UQ) and Josephine Crawley Quinn (2018
Milns Visiting Professor, UQ; Associate Professor, Oxford

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 David Pritchard

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 2019 can be found at


E212 Forgan Smith Building