Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in ancient Greece (Athens, Sparta, Macedon)

 

by David Wilson

Part one of a two part series for BBC4, preseted by Dr Michael Scott of Darwin College, Cambridge. Shot in Athens, Sparta, Macedon and the UK, the film explores the intense debate about luxury which went on throughout the classical period, and which has many echoes in our own time

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