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The Last Roman

Emperor Justinian I (527 – 565 A.D.), the so-called ‘Last Roman Emperor’, rose from peasant beginnings in Serbia to become the most powerful man on Earth.

Crowned Emperor of the Romans at Constantinople in 527 A.D., Justinian’s reign saw a surge in the might of the Roman Empire – land in the West was reclaimed from the Goths, Vandals and Franks, a new law code was written and an ambitious programme of building was undertaken. During his rule, the fiscal economy was reformed, leading to some of the largest and most impressive coins the Empire had ever seen.

Barber Association: 2017 Events

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BEAST: Sonic Paintings

Half Term Family Day

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‘Care, Taste and Judgement’: Reynolds’s Art Collection

Lunchtime Lecture

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Sculptures for the Modern World: Naum Gabo

Evening Lecture

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