June 29 2019
June 25, 2018
No city on earth has preserved its past as has Rome, despite being afflicted by earthquakes, floods, fires, plagues and repeated ravages by roving armies. From the Gauls to the Nazis, Matthew Kneale, author of Rome: A History in Seven Sackings, will vividly recount the most important of these attacks, while drawing an intense and vibrant portrait of the city and its inhabitants, both before and after being attacked.
Chalke Valley History Festival, Church Farm, Bury Lane, Wiltshire SP5 5DP