Paul Elliott has a degree in ancient history and archaeology and writes books on military history. Previous titles include 'The Last Legionary', 'Vietnam: Conflict & Controversy' and 'Legions in Crisis'. He has also written articles on Roman military history for 'Ancient Warfare' magazine. Paul has been involved in historical reconstruction for the past decade, in particular he has experimented with bronze casting, flint knapping, slinging and the fabrication of Roman shield types. He lives in East Yorkshire.
Elliott writes clearly, and uses numerous illustrations, with many images in color, to help the reader understand how weapons were used, and an interesting appendix on how to make a proper shield and another on contemporary military terminology. Warfare in New Kingdom Egypt is a very useful work for anyone interested in ancient warfare, and particularly good for the relative novice. --StrategyPage Impressively informative and exceptional well written, organized and presented, Warfare in New Kingdom Egypt by historian Paul Elliott is unreservedly recommended and will prove to be a critically acclaimed addition to both community and academic library Egyptology and Egyptian History collections and supplemental studies lists. --Midwest Book Review This is a very useful work for anyone interested in ancient warfare, and particular good for the relative novice. --The NYMAS Review, Winter 2018