Anthony Everitt

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Anthony Everitt (born 31 January 1940)[1] is a British author. He publishes regularly in The Guardian and The Financial Times. He worked in literature and visual arts. He was Secretary-General of the Arts Council of Great Britain. He is a visiting professor in the performing and visual arts at Nottingham Trent University. Everitt is a companion of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts and an Honorary Fellow of the Dartington College of Arts.

Everitt has written books about Roman history, amongst which biographies of Augustus, Hadrian and Cicero and a book on The Rise of Rome.[2] He lives in Wivenhoe near Colchester.[3]

Everitt read English literature at the University of Cambridge.[1]


  1. ^ a b EVERITT, Anthony Michael, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014
  2. ^ "USC President's Distinguished Lecture: Anthony Everitt on The Rise of Rome". Office of the President. University of Southern California. 22 April 2012. Archived from the original on 26 February 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ Kennedy, Peter (Winter 2006). "The First Emperor". Article from Wivenhoe News. Wivenhoe Town Council. Archived from the original on 1 November 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2012.