NewThis is the website of Ian Hughes MA, the author of  Belisarius: The Last Roman General (2009), Stilicho:  The Vandal Who Saved Rome (2010)Aetius: Attila’s Nemesis (2012), Imperial Brothers: Valentinian, Valens and the Disaster at Adrianople (2013), and Patricians and Emperors:  The Last Rulers of the Western Roman Empire.


I have written two articles for Ancient Warfare Magazine and a further article has been published by Desperta Ferro, although this is in Spanish.


I am currently writing my sixth book, tentatively titled ‘Gaiseric: The Vandal Who Destroyed Rome”.


I have made two podcasts, both on Belisarius, for Ancient Warfare Magazine.

Desperta FerroIn addition to writing, I also work as a cartographer and copyeditor. I have drawn maps for a variety of books by Pen and Sword, including, amongst others, ‘Mithridates the Great:  Rome’s Indomitable Enemy’ by Philip Matyszak , ‘Battle of the Baltic Islands 1917:  Triumph of the Imperial German Navy’ by Gary Staff, and the ongoing ‘Roman Conquests’ series.


If you would like to know more about these services, please don’t hesitate to contact me here.

Ian Hughes currently lives in South Yorkshire, England.