Wealth: Ancient and Modern | University of Oxford

Wealth: Ancient and Modern

Speakers
Professor Chris Pelling, Dr Peter Claus, Dr Liz Sawyer
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:30
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£9/£8 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

This talk examines attitudes towards wealth in ancient Greece and Rome, discussing notions of patronage, pleasure, and the morality of seeking and acquiring great riches. Accompanied by dramatised classical readings by the Temple Theatre Company.