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Welcome to The Roman Society

Centenary Celebrations, 3rd June 2010

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

was founded in 1910 as the sister society to the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.

The Roman Society is the leading organisation in the United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Rome and the Roman Empire.

Its scope is wide, covering Roman history, archaeology, literature and art down to about A.D. 700.

It has a broadly based membership, drawn from over forty countries and from all ages and walks of life.

Dates for your Diary

  • Saturday 1 November

Augustus, the First Emperor

A joint colloquium with the ARA at the British Museum

  • Tuesday 11 November

London Evening Lecture

William Fitzgerald: Three Poets in a Word

  • Saturday 15 November

Beyond the walls: The baths, temples, villages and fields outside the forts on Hadrian's Wall: recent work

A conference with WallQuest Community Archaeology & the Arbeia Society

  • Tuesday 25 November

The Joan Pye Lecture in association with the Roman Research Trust

Peter Guest: The Legionary Fortress at Caerleon: recent discoveries and new perspectives

 

Further information & 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

MAMA XI

JRS & Britannia

The JRS 104 (2014) and Britannia 45 (2014) will be published in November. Make sure that your subscription and contact details are up to date.

Monographs

Just published

AD410: The History and Archaeology of Late and Post-Roman Britain, edited by F.K. Haarer, Rob Collins, Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews, Sam Moorhead, David Petts and Philippa Walton. A selection of papers delivered at a number of conferences on the theme of AD410 and the "End of Roman Britain" held to celebrate the Society's Centenary in 2010.

Britannia Monograph 26
A Late Roman Town House and its Environs. The Excavations of C.D. Drew and K.C. Collingwood Selby in Colliton Park, Dorechester, Dorset 1937-8
, by Emma Durham and Michael Fulford.

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

IMAGO

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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