Dr Harry Sidebottom teaches classical history at the University of Oxford, where he is a lecturer at Lincoln College.
He has an international reputation as a scholar, having published widely on ancient warfare, classical art and the cultural history of the Roman Empire.
Fire and Sword is the third book in the acclaimed series, Throne of the Caesars, and follows his bestselling series, Warrior of Rome. He divides his time between Oxford and Newmarket in Suffolk, where he lives which his wife and two sons.
Praise for BLOOD & STEEL:
`Absorbing, rich in detail and brilliant' THE TIMES
Praise for IRON & RUST:
`An amazing story of bloodlust, ruthless ambition and
Praise for Harry Sidebottom:
`Sidebottom's prose blazes with searing scholarship' THE TIMES
`Superior fiction, with depth, authenticity and a sense of place' TLS
`A storming triumph...wonderful fight scenes, deft literary touches and salty dialogue' DAILY TELEGRAPH