Philip L. Matyszak is a British non-fiction author, primarily of historical works relating to ancient Rome.

Biography edit

Matyszak studied ancient history at Royal Holloway, University of London, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree.[1][2] He then studied Roman history at St John's College, Oxford, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) degree.[1] His doctoral thesis submitted in 1993, and was titled "Dominance in the Roman senate from Sulla to the Principate".[3]

Matyszak's first career was as a journalist.[2] In addition to being a professional author, he also teaches ancient history for the Institute of Continuing Education, Cambridge University.[4][1]

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)

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "Dr Maty Matyszak". Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). University of Cambridge. 3 December 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Autoren - Philip Matyszak". Hanser Literaturverlage (in German). Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Philip Matyszak, The Enemies of Rome, dustjacket

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