Porta Maggiore in the Aurelian walls
Fitzwilliam College is running a Ancient World / Classics Year 12 essay competition. It you think that you might be interested in studying Classics at Cambridge, it's a good opportunity to explore a topic. Possible questions include:
- How important is authorial intention in our understanding and appreciation of ancient literature?
- “Ancient texts just give us the perspectives of the rich and famous. Archaeology shows us everyone.” Discuss.
- "In the ancient world, the sea always linked rather than divided people." Discuss.
For more information and how to enter, please see