Disability in Ancient Rome

In Regular|20 April 2023|By Roasmund Oats

examines the votives, or models of body parts, made by or for disabled people and explores the experience of disability in the classical world. 

Dr Graham uses archaeological remains to explore ideas about religion and disability in Roman Italy, her most recent book is Reassembling Religion in Roman Italy (2021). As well as exploring classical disability, she runs The Votives Project.

This talk has BSL interpretation and pre-recorded captions and was a collaboration with Manchester City Council and Archives

A small model of a left arm made in bronze, it has aged and has some green marks on it.