Mary Beard Talks About Roman New Year and Religion

Nice little video on the BBC:

… and Dr Beard, OBE reflects on the production:

[question in passing: does the UK have a semi-religious ‘Thought for the Day’ programme on TV early in the a.m.? Such used to be the case in Calgary when I was a wee lad … it was always the thing you were waiting to end (it was only 15 minutes long or so) so the cartoons could start]