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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

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

  • Wednesday 3 February

The M.V. Taylor lecture
Senate House

Professor Jean-Louis Ferrary: Scaevola, politics and ideology on the eve of the Social War: sixty years after Badian

  • Thursday 4 February

A special lecture and viewing of the Museum of London's exhibition, Written in Bone. A booking form is available here.

  • Tuesday 8 March

An evening of lectures on Dura Europos
Senate House

Introduced and Chaired by Professor Simon James, with lectures by Professor Pierre Leriche and Dr Jen Baird

 

Further information, and the full 2016 events programme is 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

Monographs

The latest volume is

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. 

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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