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Bettany Hughes

tells a tale of three cities

Bettany Hughes is an historian and author. She read Ancient and Modern History at Oxford University and then continued her post-graduate research while travelling through the Balkans and Asia Minor. She has written and presented a number of documentaries for radio and television including When The Moors Ruled Europe; Helen of Troy; What's The Point of Forgiveness; Atlantis: The Evidence and The Story of Buddhism. In recognition of her contribution to research, Bettany has been awarded a Research Fellowship at King's London. Her most recent book is Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities.

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