History or Literature? or How We Fell into this Bind

By Edwin Judge

This seminar was presented as a follow up to the 2016 Australasian Society for Classical Studies jubilee plenary speech which was read by Prof. Alanna Nobbs AM on Prof. Judge’s behalf.

Learn more here

Related articles

Roman Nursing Goddess - the Dea Nutrix

Ray Laurence, University of Kent Professor of Roman History and Archaeology, has collaborated with Cognitive, a Folkestone based business, to create an animated film about a Roman figurine in the Canterbury Roman Museum. Learn more in this [video](

Read more

The Origin of the Macquarie University Ancient History Teaching Collection

Emeritus Professor Edwin Judge recalls his experience with the founders of the Macquarie University Ancient History Teaching Collection. Learn more [here](

Read more

The Roman Empire: Migration & Mobility

Migration is the key challenge of the 21st century, but almost 2,000 years ago in the Roman Empire, migration rates were higher than those in Europe today. In this lecture, Professor Ray Laurence, Professor of Roman History and Archaeology at the University of Kent, examines how the Roman Empire enabled...

Read more

Edwin Judge

Professor Judge is one of the leading academic figures in modern Australia. After a brilliant career of studies at Canterbury University, New Zealand, and Cambridge, England, he spent twelve years at Sydney University and contributed decisively to the development of Ancient History as a major subject. He then accepted the inaugural History Chair in the field of Ancient History at Macquarie University.