Birkbeck’s Professor Catharine Edwards presents ‘Mothers, murderers and mistresses: the empresses of ancient Rome’

b021n60pProfessor Catharine Edwards from Birkbeck’s history department is presenting Mothers, murderers and mistresses: the empresses of ancient Rome; a three-part BBC4 documentary that starts next week and will explore the role played by extraordinary women in creating, ruling and transforming the Roman Empire.

Ahead of the first episode – which will be broadcast from 9pm by BBC4 on Wednesday 29 May – Professor Edwards has written about the documentary’s themes and challenges on the Birkbeck Research Blog, which you can read here.

You can also read more about Mothers, murderers and mistresses and see a clip from the first episode here

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