"Accessible and punchy... a wide readership cannot fail to be entertained as well as instructed about a world that is both familiar and alien, modern as well as ancient."
-Paul Cartledge, author of Thermopylae
"It''s admirable of Michael Scott to shine a light on the forgotten 4th century, and he''s engaging about the culture that bloomed as Athens faded."
-The Daily Mail
About the Author
Michael Scott, 27, is currently Moses and Mary Finley Fellow in Ancient History at Darwin College, Cambridge. During 2007 and 2008 he was a guest lecturer aboard the easyCruise tour of Classical Greece. He is an on-screen historical consultant for the History Channel's new series of Ancient Discoveries, due for broadcast in March 2009. From Democrats to Kings is his first book. www.michaelcscott.com
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