Wealth: Ancient and Modern | University of Oxford

Wealth: Ancient and Modern

Professor Chris Pelling, Dr Peter Claus, Dr Liz Sawyer
14:00 - 15:30
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
£9/£8 concessions
Yes
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.