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Tony Spawforth

Tony Spawforth

Tony Spawforth was Assistant Director of the British School of Archeology at Athens, Greece, and a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton before holding his current position as professor of ancient history at Newcastle University. He is the co-author of Hellenistic and Roman Sparta: A Tale of Two Cities and author of Versailles: A Biography of a Palace, Oxford Archeological Guides: Greece and The Complete Greek Temples. In addition, he has a rich broadcast history with the BBC, the Evening Standard, The Daily Telegraph, and The Observer. He is a member of the Societe des Amis de Versailles 

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Versailles

Tony Spawforth

The behind-the-scenes story of the world’s most famous palace, painting a picture of the way its residents truly lived and examining the palace’s legacy, from French history...

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