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The Making of Dominion - An Interview with Tom Holland

Announcing The Annual Chaplaincy Lecture

Tom Holland is an award-winning historian, author and broadcaster. During this online event, he will be discussing his most recent work, 'Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind'.

'If great books encourage you to look at the world in an entirely new way, then Dominion is a very great book indeed', Sunday Times History Book of the Year.

Previous works by Tom Holland include studies of Rome, Greece, Persia, and early Islam: examples include Rubicon: The Triumph and the Tragedy of the Roman Republic; Persian Fire; and In the Shadow of the Sword.

Holland has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Virgil for the BBC and his translation of Herodotus was published in 2013 by Penguin Classics.

He is presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Making History and has written and presented a number of TV documentaries, for the BBC and Channel 4, on subjects ranging from ISIS to dinosaurs.

Attendance free, but booking essential.


Event information


23 February 2021






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