Author: Yasmin - Year 7 Student Peer Reviewers: Amber & Anna - Year 12 Student Editors The Romans have made the news a lot recently with the finds of the spectacular Roman heads during the HS2 dig. HS2 is Britain’s new high speed rail line being built from London to the North West. Along the … Continue reading Roman Archaeology Around GSAL
Mei – Year 12 Student & Chief Editor, Humanities Journal Editor's Note: In a rich vein of form and with her passion for classical studies burning bright, Year 12 student Mei, founder and current Chief Editor of the school’s Humanities Journal, writes once again for us here. In this essay she explores Oxyrhynchus, a well-known 'rubbish dump' … Continue reading What have the rubbish dumps of Oxyrhynchus ever done for us?
Mei - Year 12 Student & Chief Editor, Humanities Journal Editor’s Note: Year 12 student Mei, founder and current Chief Editor of the school’s Humanities Journal, researched and composed this daunting yet enlightening extended essay on Achilles, the mythological Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character of Homer's Illiad. Mei writes here in response … Continue reading Was Achilles’ rage a symptom of conscious injustice or of an infantile psychopathologic disorder?
Amir Khan - GSAL Alumnus (2019 Leaver) Former student Amir Khan was an editorial member of Salutaris, the Sixth Form academic journal, during his time at GSAL. This essay on the classical work The Odyssey was originally published in Salutaris 2019, a project led by Mrs Gray, E-Learning Designer. Mr Dodd (TJG Staff Editor) The … Continue reading Is The Odyssey still relevant to modern readers?