Ronald Syme Lecture 2013: The First Fall of the Roman Empire

Event date: 
Thursday, 31 October 2013 - 6:00pm

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Professor Walter Scheidel will deliver this year's Syme Lecture entitled ‘The First Fall of the Roman Empire’. All are welcome.

The Syme Lecture

The Syme Lecture was established in memory of the eminent Roman historian, Sir Ronald Syme, OM, a Fellow of the College from 1970 until 1989, and widely regarded as the twentieth century's greatest historian of ancient Rome. Held in Michaelmas term, past speakers include Professor Dame Averil Cameron, Professor Susan Treggiari, Professor W. V. Harris, Professor Denis Feeney and Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

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