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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.


Saturday 1 June
Senate House

2pm AGM
2.30 Colloquum - Roman Dictators and Dictatorship
with Tim Cornell, Catherine Steel, Federico Santangelo and Maria Wyke

The Hellenic and Roman Library

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

With over 150,000 volumes, including almost 700 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


Britannia Monograph 28

Silchester: Changing Visions of a Roman Town integrating geophysics and archaeology: the Results of the Silchester Mapping Project 2005-2010

Edited by John Creighton with Robert Fry  

Britannia Monograph 29

New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 1: The Rural Settlement of Roman Britain

By Alexander Smith, Martyn Allen, Tom Brindle and Michael Fulford


For more information on these volumes, see here. They can be ordered directly from Oxbow.


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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