Willemijn van Dijk
Willemijn van Dijk (b. 1984) is an ancient historian and writer. She also studied Italian language and literature. After university, she worked as deputy editor of The Taste of Italy; in 2012 she started blogging about Rome and antiquity. In her previous book, the acclaimed Via Roma, The history of Rome in 50 streets, she covers the centuries-old history of this city on the banks of the Tiber. Rights have been sold to Germany (DVA) and the U.S.A. (Baylor UP).