Anthony Barrett is Professor of Classics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He studied at the Universities of Oxford, Durham and Toronto and has written extensively in the field of classical antiquity.

Books in order of publication:

Caligula: The Corruption of Power – 1990

Agrippina: Sex, Power, and Politics in the Early Empire – 1996

Caligula – 1998

Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome – 2004

Lives of the Caesars – 2007

Caligula: The Abuse of Power – 2015

The Emperor Nero: A Guide to the Ancient Sources – 2016

Rome Is Burning: Nero and the Fire That Ended a Dynasty -2020