Lindsay Powell is a historical detective. He is motivated to uncover and tell the stories of the under-reported personalities and events of history in the belief that they deserve to be told if our knowledge and understanding of the past is to be complete. Lindsay has a particular passion for the military history of the Roman Empire. He scours ancient documents, inscriptions, coins and museums for stories, and archaeological, engineering, medical and scientific reports to reveal deeper truths.
He is a columnist for Ancient Warfare and has written for Osprey Publishing and Pen and Sword Books, as well as Desperate Ferro, Fighting Times, Military Heritage, My History Digest, Strategy & Tactics, The History Network and UNRV.com. His appearances include BBC Radio. He divides his time between Austin, Texas and Wokingham, England.
On this website you can find an up-to-date list of his writings, as well as links to his blog, the Ancient Warfare podcasts and daily tweets, or to write to him, just by clicking on the buttons below.