In Our Time


In Our Time

A list of all the Classics-related episodes of BBC Radio’s In Our Time.

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TopicDate Category
Hadrian's Wall2012-07-12Roman History
Socrates2007-09-27Greek Philosophy
Pythagoras2009-12-10Greek Philosophy
Library of Alexandria2009-03-12Ancient History
Thermopylae2004-02-05Greek History
The Sassanid Empire2007-12-13Ancient History
Julius Caesar2014-10-02Roman History
Agrippina the Younger2016-03-31Roman History
Heraclitus2011-12-08Greek Philosophy
Zeno's Paradoxes2016-09-22Greek Philosophy
The Hero2004-05-06Other
Cultural Imperialism2002-06-27Other
Stoicism2005-03-03Greek Philosophy
Horace2018-11-15Roman Literature
Rome and European Civilisation2001-12-20Roman History
Constantine the Great2017-10-05Roman History
Fall of the Roman Empire2001-04-05Roman History
Tacitus and the Decadence of Rome2008-07-10Roman Literature
Spartacus2014-03-06Roman History
Zoroastrianism2004-11-11Other
Aristotle's Politics2008-11-06Greek Philosophy
Ovid's Metamorphoses2000-03-02Roman Literature
The Mytilenian Debate2019-06-20Greek History
The Etruscans2011-09-29Ancient History
Pliny's Natural History2010-07-08Roman Literature
The Phoenicians2014-02-06Ancient History
Seneca the Younger2017-02-23Roman Literature
The Amazons2013-04-11Greek Myth
Euclid's Elements2016-04-28Greek Philosophy
The Druids2012-09-20Ancient History
Epic of Gilgamesh2016-11-03Ancient Literature
The Oresteia2005-12-29Greek Literature
Cynicism2005-10-20Greek Philosophy
The Bronze Age Collapse2016-06-16Ancient History
Greek and Roman Love Poetry2007-04-26Greek Literature
Battle of Salamis2017-03-23Greek History
Roman Satire2010-04-22Roman Literature
Marcus Aurelius2021-02-25Roman History
Cicero2018-01-25Roman History
Roman Britain2003-05-01Roman History
Babylon2004-06-03Ancient History
The Augustan Age2009-06-11Roman History
Rhetoric2004-10-28Other
Persepolis2018-06-07Ancient History
The Trojan War2012-05-31Greek Myth
The Roman Republic2004-12-30Roman History
Thucydides2015-01-29Greek History
Catullus2020-01-09Roman Literature
Strabo's Geographica2014-04-10Greek History
Sappho2015-04-09Greek Literature
Nero2019-04-25Roman History
Plato's Republic2017-06-29Greek Philosophy
Romulus and Remus2013-01-24Roman History
The History of History2009-01-22Ancient History
The Muses2016-05-19Greek Myth
Sparta2009-11-19Greek History
Josephus2015-05-21Roman History
Democracy2001-10-18Greek History
The Hippocratic Oath2011-09-15Greek History
Thebes2017-11-23Greek History
Pliny the Younger2013-12-12Roman History
Greek Comedy2006-07-13Greek Literature
Aristotle's Poetics2011-01-27Greek Philosophy
Roman Slavery2018-04-05Roman History
Minoan Civilisation2011-07-07Ancient History
The Bacchae2021-03-18Greek Literature
Archimedes2007-01-25Greek History
Xenophon2011-05-26Greek History
Plato's Symposium2014-01-02Greek Philosophy
Alexander the Great2015-10-01Greek History
Tragedy1999-12-02Greek Literature
Zenobia2013-05-30Ancient History
The Cult of Mithras2012-12-27Roman History
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest2020-02-13Roman History
Cleopatra2010-12-02Roman History
Aristotle's Biology2019-02-07Greek Philosophy
The Plague of Justinian
2021-01-21Roman History
The Odyssey2004-09-09Greek Literature
Byzantium2001-07-19Ancient History
Scepticism2012-07-05Greek Philosophy
The Iliad2018-09-13Greek Literature
The Aeneid2005-04-21Roman Literature
Pericles2020-09-17Greek History
The Iron Age2011-03-24Ancient History
The Epic2003-02-06Ancient Literature
The Philosophy of Love2001-03-29Other
Boudicca2010-03-11Roman History
The Delphic Oracle2010-09-30Greek History
Oaths2006-01-05Ancient History
Hannibal2012-10-11Roman History
Epicureanism2013-02-07Greek Philosophy
The Celts2002-02-21Ancient History
The Destruction of Carthage2009-02-12Roman History
The Greek Myths2008-03-13Greek Myth
Aesop2014-11-20Greek Literature
Ovid2021-04-30 Roman Literature