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University of Kent, Canterbury and Rome
One-year postgraduate programmes based in England and Italy
Study the ancient world in a centre of antiquity
Classical and Archaeological Studies examines the textual and material evidence for a wide cross-section of the ancient world and includes three convergent research and teaching pathways: ancient history, classical literature, and archaeology.
Kent’s specialist postgraduate centre in Rome has been designed to combine our specialist teaching and research with the facilities of the American University in Rome and the cultural and learning opportunities that the City offers.
Canterbury and Rome
The Romans built Durovernum Cantiacorum (now Canterbury) on the site of an Iron Age settlement. Evidence from this time can still be seen around the city.
The Romans left Britain in c. 407 AD, but Canterbury and Rome have remained linked since the Middle Ages by the Via Francigena - a pilgrimage route between them.