About the Author

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Arienne King is a student and freelance writer with experience writing for magazines, e-zines, blogs, podcasts, video documentaries, and encyclopedias. Arienne has a particular focus on ancient Egyptian, Hellenistic, and Roman history, but also has an interest in Late Antique history.

She has also gained experience with web design and social media content creation. Arienne is a member of the National Writer’s Union (NWU) and the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada (RHSC).

Arienne is a moderator and panelist of AskHistorians, one of the largest and most well-regarded public history forums on the internet. Her AskHistorians profile can be found here, including posts about ancient and Medieval history, from Cleopatra’s political ideology to soap opera drama in Byzantine monasteries.