20 Lucy Beckett talk
17th July 2019 2:00 pm| £10
North Africa from Dido to the Arab Spring
Lucy Beckett speaker
The novelist and historian Lucy Beckett talks about North Africa as part of the Greek, Carthaginian and Roman worlds, taking in the story of Dido, Virgil, Rome’s African emperors and St Augustine, and then the Arab invasions, Barbary pirates, and the story of French, Italian and British rule, decolonisation and the aftermath.