Murray K Dahm has been a free-lance historian since 2007. He describes himself as an Ancient, Medieval and Opera historian. He has written over 20 articles for Ancient Warfare and Medieval Warfare as well as numerous pieces for peer-reviewed journals. Recently he also contributed chapters to a book on the world's famous opera houses and travelled to New York to present my research on Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. He has written opera libretti and works as the Artistic Director of an opera education program.