Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes is an award-winning historian, author, and broadcaster. She is the author of numerous books, including Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore; The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for The Good Life – a New York Times bestseller – and Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities –  a Sunday Times bestseller. She is a Research Fellow at Kings College London and a Professor of History at the New College of the Humanities.

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The Best Classics Books for Teenagers, recommended by Olly Murphy

Caesar, Cicero, Achilles, Socrates, Plato: millennia later, we still talk about them. Olly Murphy, classics teacher at Wycombe Abbey, one of England’s top girls’ schools, recommends books and explains why classics remains one of the most exciting subjects for teenagers to study.

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