Mary Beard is one of Britain's best-known Classicists - Professor at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Newnham College. She has written numerous books on the Ancient World including the Wolfson Prize-winning Pompei: The Life of a Roman Town, has presented highly-acclaimed TV series, Meet the Romans and Rome – Empire without Limit, and is a regular broadcaster and media commentator. Mary is also Classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement and writes a thought-provoking blog, A Don's Life. Made an OBE in 2013 for services to Classical scholarship, her recent books include the critically-acclaimed SPQR – A History of Ancient Rome and thought-provoking Women & Power. Mary is one of the presenters for the BBC’s recent landmark Civilisations series.
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