You're viewing an archived page from a previous Festival of Ideas. See this year's festival »
The cities of the Roman Empire took an organised and well-ordered approach to the disposal of their dead. Hear from York Archaeological Trust archaeologist Kurt Hunter-Mann on the excavations that uncovered a series of amazing ‘gladiator’ burials at Driffield Terrace, and find out how they can tell us so much about Roman attitudes to death and the afterlife.
@thejorvikgroup on Twitter