Dr Bettany Hughes

Dr Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes is an award-winning historian, author and broadcaster, who has devoted the last 25 years to the vibrant communication of the past. Her speciality is ancient and mediaeval history and culture. A scholar at Oxford University, she has taught at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. She has written and presented over 40 television and radio documentaries, notably for the BBC and Channel 4. She specialises in the study of ancient history and her many books include ‘Athens – The Dawn of Democracy’.