Colin J Campbell

Colin J Campbell
Colin J Campbell is a contributing writer and researcher, living in Melbourne, Australia. He currently writes across a wide range of creative non-fiction topics. He has strong interest in writing, visuals and sounds. Originally from Scotland, Colin studied Ancient History and Civilizations before completing an MLitt (distinction) in Roman history from the University of Newcastle. Focusing on ‘Slave, Bandit and Pirate Disorders’ within Roman Italy, he developed interests in the personal security habits of Romans. Colin also has expert knowledge in a wide range of topics that include military, politics, architecture, society and social issues.

Why Were These 3 Roman Emperors Reluctant to Hold the Throne?

  To envisage past Roman emperors is to perceive men of wealth, power, and material excess. It was a position in history commanding of such...

Poison in Ancient History: 5 Illustrative Examples of its Toxic Use

  For as long as people have interacted with plants, animals, and minerals, poison has been a part of our human story. Looking back within...

The Assassination of Julius Caesar: The Bodyguard Paradox & How It Cost Him His Life

  On the Ides of March, 44BCE, Julius Caesar lay dying on the Senate floor, more than 20 stab wounds sustained to his body. Those...