Magna Carta (Photo by Ash Mills)
Magna Carta (Photo by Ash Mills)

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Great British Dig: History in Your Back Garden

9 April 2020

by Dr Simon Elliott

My name is Dr Simon Elliott and I’ve been a Guide Lecturer for the fabulous Andante Travels for the past two years. I take tours, in normal times, to Rome, the Roman Bay of Naples, and a tour in the UK following the route taken by…

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Septimius Severus in Scotland: The Northern Campaigns of the First Hammer of the Scots

1 April 2020

                                                                                by Dr Simon Elliott

 

In 2018, Greenhills Books published my third – and my best-selling – book to date. This covered the amazing story of the AD 209 and AD 210 campaigns in Scotland of Septimius Severus, when the great warrior emperor led a force of 50,000 legionaries and…

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