(1956 - living) U.S.A.
Steven was born in Texas and graduated with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied history and Classics. He has had a lifelong fascination with ancient Rome, beginning with the drive-in movies of his boyhood (Cleopatra, Spartacus, Ben Hur), on to his degree in history from the University of Texas, and through his appearances on the History Channel as an expert on Roman politics and life.
He is the author of ten volumes in the Roma Sub rosa series, featuring Gordianus the Finder. He divides his time between his homes in Berkeley, California, and in Austin, Texas.