About Paul…

Author, history consultant and broadcaster.

Paul attended the Universities of Hull (BA Hons)  and Southampton (MPhil) where he  took degrees in Classics, and the University of Sorbonne, Paris.

For the next  thirty-five years he  worked in medical publishing, much of the time as an international sales director for one market or another while latterly creating medical educational programmes for the pharmaceutical industry.  He worked for companies such as Wolfe Medical, CV Mosby, Churchill Livingstone, Wiley-Blackwell, CRC Press, Academic Press and Elsevier.

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Professional Services

Recent book signing

September 2023 Airborne Museum, Arnhem for Gunners From The Sky


Praise for Paul’s Books

“For clear, well-organised and thorough information on the subject, it would be hard to find a book that covers so much ground so economically.”

– Peter Jones MBE,
BBC History Magazine


“This is an impressive piece of work, not least because of the wealth of evidence, and the number of references to ancient sources.”

– Stanley Ireland,
Emeritus Reader in the Department of
Classics and Ancient History, University of Warwick


“Above all I am indebted to Paul Chrystal, who originally suggested this topic, and whose scholarly and comprehensive text on the subject I look forward to seeing in print.”

– Philip Matyszak
in his Ancient Magic: A Practitioner’s Guide
to the Supernatural in Greece and Rome.


“An excellent read for those that wish to have a more complete understanding of the Roman era…Chrystal is an informative and engaging guide.”

 – Rebecca Richards,
All About History Magazine


“Fascinating and unsettling…a useful overview on all things intimate in Ancient Greece.”

– Minerva
The International Review of Ancient Art & Archaeology



If you would like to start a project together please get in touch via the details below or complete our contact form:

T: 07846 220 007
E: paul.chrystal@btinternet.com