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Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies


Welcome to The Roman Society

Centenary Celebrations, 3rd June 2010

The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies - The Roman Society

The Roman Society was founded in 1910 to advance the understanding of ancient Rome and the Roman Empire.

With over 2,000 members the Society is international in its reach and encourages Roman studies by supporting research and publications, providing training opportunities for young researchers, promoting the teaching of Latin in schools, as well as sponsoring conferences, public lectures and site visits.

Dates for your Diary

  • 24 October

Rural Settlement in Roman Yorkshire

A conference with the Roman Antiquities Section, Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Malton

  • 7 November

Recent Archaeology in Roman Britain

A conference with the Association for Roman Archaeology, at the British Museum

  • 10 November

Evening Lecture at Senate House, London

Tom Holland, Whores and the House of Caesar

Further information, the 2015-16 events programme & booking forms are available on the Events pages.

The Joint Library

The Joint Library is maintained jointly with the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies and in association with the Institute of Classical Studies.

With over 130,000 volumes, including 675 current periodical titles, it has an international reputation as one of the world's foremost Classics lending libraries.

Membership of the Roman Society allows borrowing rights of up to four volumes.

New Publications

The Towns of Roman Britain


Just published

Britannia Monograph 27

The Towns of Roman Britain. The contribution of commercial archaeology since 1990

Edited by Michael Fulford and Neil Holbrook


For all orders and notes for contributors, please go to the Publications pages. 


Over 1500 digital images based on a selection from the Society's original slide collection held by the Library are now available to download. 

Members are also encouraged to donate their own slides and help the collection to grow.

Click here to go straight to the IMAGO site.




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