Tom Holland

Tom Holland is the author of ‘Rubicon’, which was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2004; ‘Persian Fire’, which won the Anglo-Hellenic League’s Runciman Award 2006; and the highly acclaimed ‘Millennium’ and ‘In the Shadow of the Sword’. He has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Virgil for BBC Radio.