‘Patriots and Professors’: A Century of Roman Studies, 1910–2010

  title={‘Patriots and Professors’: A Century of Roman Studies, 1910–2010},
  author={C. Stray},
  pages={1 - 31}
ABSTRACT This essay offers a survey of the history of the Roman Society during the 100 years since its foundation in 1910. It discusses relations with other classical bodies, especially the Hellenic Society and the Classical Association; the Society's fragile finances until the 1950s; and the key role played over several decades by its Secretary, Margerie Taylor. Separate sections deal with the Society's library; its journals, the Journal of Roman Studies (1911) and Britannia (1970); membership… Expand
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