Mark Cartwright



Publishing Director, Ancient History Encyclopedia

M.A. Philosophy
B.A. Politics (1st Class)

Mark studied ancient Greek philosophy with a particular focus on Plato but has since widened his interests to include all things ancient Greek. Special interests are the Minoan civilization, 5th century Classical Athens and Mesoamerica. He is also interested in ancient pottery and what these everyday objects can reveal about past lives and traditions. He is a great believer in Jacque-Yves Cousteau’s maxim: Il Faut aller voir - we must go and look for ourselves - and hopes his articles and photos will inspire visitors to AHE to do the same.

To see more of my photos visit my Facebook page Ancient Art & Architecture in the link below.

'I have no need to observe that I do not wilfully or negligently mislead my readers, and that before I wrote that description I took pains to investigate the subject.'
Charles Dickens
Preface to Bleak House

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