Ancient greece

The arts, the Ancient Greeks and Maria Miller

4 May 2013 9:00 am

The Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, has said the arts world must make the case for public funding by focusing on…

The European Empire

23 March 2013 9:00 am

The EU’s decision to ignore its own rules and steal money directly from the pockets of the citizens of Cyprus…

Piling Pelion on Ossa

13 November 2010 12:00 am

Bettany Hughes is the Nigella Lawson of the classical world — all tumbling raven curls and smoky-voiced seduction, as she takes telly viewers through the greatest hits of the olden days; recent programmes have covered the Spartans, Athens and the Bible.