Honor Cargill - Martin

A twenty-four-year-old from London, HONOR CARGILL - MARTIN read Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at Oxford, where she won a scholarship before graduating with a first-class degree in 2019. She remained at Oxford to study for a masters degree in Greek and Roman History, graduating with a Distinction. Honor completed a second masters in the History of Art at the Courtauld Institute in London, where she was awarded a Distinction for work focusing on the art of the Italian - and especially the Venetian - Renaissance. She is currently studying for a doctorate focusing on political sex scandals in Ancient Rome at Christ Church College Oxford. Honor has published a number of fiction titles for children and teenagers. Her first non-fiction book Messalina: A Story of Empire, Slander and Adultery tells the story of the 1st century AD Roman empress Messalina and reflects Honor's passion for bringing to light the untold lives of historical women and for unpicking how gender and sexuality shape how we understand history.

Honor is the author of 'She Speaks: The Women of Greek Myths in Their Own Words'.