The Empress on Foot

Eusebius of Caesarea, Constantine’s biographer, claims that when Helena visited the Holy Land in c. 328 one could see her…

WritingHelena live!

I recently gave a talk on Helena at the Institute of Classical Studies in London. You can watch a recording…

Nevertheless, she persisted.

Writing the life of an empress of the early fourth century sometimes is unnecessarily hard. These past weeks I have…

#WritingValeria

Six months ago, I embarked on Chapter 2 of #Helena, claiming that writing it would be a short affair. This…

Writing Eusebius

One reason #writingHelena is going slowly is that I am simultaneously working on another fabulous project, the Leverhulme Trust funded…

Networking Helena

I am off to the International Medieval Congress next week. My wonderful colleague Máirín MacCarron and I will present on…