An Introduction to Roman Epigraphy: Great North Museum-Hancock


Lindsay Allason-Jones OBE

An Introduction to Roman Epigraphy

Saturday May 30th & Saturday September 12th 2015

Hands-on-Latin is delighted that Roman expert Lindsay Allason-Jones OBE, will be introducing us to a wide variety of Roman Inscriptions in the unique collection at Newcastle’s Great North Museum: Hancock

10am Introduction to reading and understanding Roman epigraphy

(Gather in GNM small clore conference room ~ tea & coffee, biscuits, will be served)

11am Armstrong Building ~ A case study in building inscriptions (a fun exercise)

11.45am Looking at Building Inscriptions

12.45pm Lunch (Buffet lunch served at The Great North Museum)

1.15pm Looking at Funerary Inscriptions

2.15pm Tea & Coffee break

2.30pm Looking at Altars

3.15pm Religious Inscriptions (Roman Gallery)

3.45pm Conclusion (Inscripta)

4pm End of Introduction to Roman Epigraphy Day



2015 Ticket Prices – £125* for May 30th and £125* for September 12th

(*Tickets ~ £92 each if booked before May 15th)

Please contact Catherine Jarvis for further information and details:



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