Meet Bettany Hughes: A Greek Odyssey host’s husband, children and career explored – Reality Titbit – Celebrity TV News

British historian Bettany Hughes is back on our screens with A Greek Odyssey.

The Channel 5 documentary series kicked off on Friday, June 12th. It follows as Bettany travels around Greece and the Greek isles, sharing her vast knowledge about ancient Greek myth and history as she travels.

Given Bettany’s impressive knowledge of Greek mythology, many viewers have been curious about her academic background and profession. Find out everything you need to know about Bettany here!

Bettany Hughes sails to Ithaca – Channel 5

Who is Bettany Hughes?

Bettany Hughes is an award-winning historian and broadcaster from London. She was born in May 1967 making her 53 years old.

After graduating from St Hilda’s College, Oxford with a degree in ancient and modern history, Bettany pursued a career as a historian and eventually found her way into television. Bettany published her first book in 2005, this was Helen of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore, a book which has been translated into ten languages and widely praised.

Bettany has taught at Oxford and Cambridge Universities and lectured at Cornell, Bristol, UCL, Maastricht, Utrecht, Manchester and Swansea. She is also a Research Fellow of King’s College London and recently joined the New College of the Humanities as Professor of History.

In 2019, Bettany Hughes was awarded an OBE when she landed herself on the Birthday Honours list for her services to history.

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