Duncan B. Campbell

Duncan B. Campbell is a scholar of Greek and Roman warfare. He published his first paper in 1984, as an undergraduate at Glasgow University (Scotland),[1] and produced a complete re-assessment of Roman siegecraft for his PhD. Besides academic articles, he has written several popular books about ancient warfare, chiefly siegecraft, published by Osprey Publishing. He is a regular contributor to Ancient Warfare magazine and a frequent reviewer for Bryn Mawr Classical Review. He has published a new edition, with English translation, of the Roman military source known as the Liber de munitionibus castrorum.[2]

Duncan B. Campbell
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Glasgow
Academic work
DisciplineGreek and Roman warfare


  1. ^ Campbell, D. B. (1984). "Ballistaria in First to Mid-Third Century Britain: A Reappraisal". Britannia. 15: 75–84. doi:10.2307/526584. JSTOR 526584.
  2. ^ Duncan B. Campbell, Fortifying a Roman Camp: The Liber de munitionibus castrorum of Hyginus. ASIN 1717957560

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