web analytics

University of Edinburgh: Andrew Erskine – Roman Power, Greek Reaction

Click to enlarge video or view it below.

Andrew Erskine, Professor of Ancient History, delivered his inaugural lecture entitled “Roman power, Greek reaction”.


At the beginning of second century BC, Rome announced that it had brought freedom to the Greeks. By the end of the century the Greeks were effectively the subjects of Rome. This lecture explores the Greek reaction to these changed circumstances.