Peter Jones

What was it like to be noveau riche in Pompeii?

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Frescoes are always the lead story in reports of the latest finds from Pompeii, but they are only a part…

Were the Greeks right about justice?

13 April 2024 9:00 am

The Sentencing Council, consisting of various legal authorities, has told judges and magistrates to consider, when sentencing the young, their…

What would the Romans think of assisted suicide?

6 April 2024 9:00 am

What a song and dance about the end of life! Historians assure us that, among human beings, there is a…

What’s wrong with populism?

27 January 2024 9:00 am

Ethics Man and Woman should win the game of politics

24 January 2024 3:00 am

This year there will be an election, and all the talk is of strategies for winning power. But for the…

Is there any point to protests?

18 November 2023 9:00 am

What we could learn from the classical courts

4 November 2023 9:00 am

This year, in its annual Supreme Court moot trial of a famous ancient figure, the charity Classics for All charged…

Homer’s take on theology

28 October 2023 9:00 am