Philip L. Matyszak is a British non-fiction author, primarily of historical works relating to ancient Rome.
Matyszak studied ancient history at Royal Holloway, University of London, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. He then studied Roman history at St John's College, Oxford, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) degree. His doctoral thesis submitted in 1993, and was titled "Dominance in the Roman senate from Sulla to the Principate".
Published works edit
|Chronicle of the Roman Republic||The Rulers of Ancient Rome from Romulus to Augustus||Thames & Hudson (June 2003)|
|The Enemies of Rome||From Hannibal to Attila the Hun||Thames & Hudson (November 2004)|
|The Sons of Caesar||Imperial Rome's First Dynasty||Thames & Hudson (June 2006)|
|Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day||Your guide to Sport, Sightseeing & Shopping in Rome, the City of the Caesars||Thames & Hudson (June, 2007)|
|Ancient Athens on Five Drachmas a Day||Where to eat, drink and meet a philosopher your guide to the cradle of Western culture||Thames & Hudson (September 2008)|
|Lives of the Romans||(with Joanne Berry)||Thames & Hudson (September 2008)|
|Mithridates the Great||Rome's Indomitable Enemy||Pen & Sword (November 2008)|
|Legionary||The Roman Soldier's (Unofficial) Manual||Thames & Hudson (27 April 2009)|
|Roman conquests: Macedonia and Greece||Rome's conquest of Macedonia and Greece||Pen & Sword (November 2009)|
|The Greek and Roman Myths||A Guide to the Classical Stories||Thames & Hudson (31 August 2010)|
|Gladiator||The Roman Fighter's (Unofficial) Manual||Thames & Hudson (28 February 2011)|
|Imperial General||The Remarkable Career of Petilius Cerealis||Pen & Sword Military (11 July 2011)|
|Expedition to Disaster||The Athenian expedition to Sicily||Pen & Sword Military (30 September 2012)|
|Sertorius and the Struggle for Spain||Quintus Sertorius and the Sertorian War||Pen & Sword Military (October 2013)|
|The Gold of Tolosa||A novel set in Rome and Gallic Tolosa in 105 BC||Monashee Mountain Publishing (10 September 2013)|
|The Roman Empire||Beginner's Guides||Oneworld Publications (3 April 2014)|
|Cataclysm 90 BC||The Forgotten War That Almost Destroyed Rome||Pen & Sword Military (15 December 2014)|
|Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World||Thames & Hudson (2020)|
|The Blood-Red Sunset||The Lucius Panderius Papers III||Monashee Mountain Publishing (16 October 2020)|
|A Year in the Life of Ancient Greece||The Real Lives of the People Who Lived There||Michael O'Mara (10 June 2021)|
- "Dr Maty Matyszak". Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). University of Cambridge. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
- "Autoren - Philip Matyszak". Hanser Literaturverlage (in German). Retrieved 27 February 2021.
- Matyszak, P. L. (1993). "Dominance in the Roman senate from Sulla to the Principate". E-Thesis Online Service. The British Library Board. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
- Philip Matyszak, The Enemies of Rome, dustjacket