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Barnaby Rogerson

Barnaby Rogerson is a leading British travel author and publisher. He is author of a number of guidebooks and a biography of the prophet Mohammed. Together with Rose Baring, he runs Eland Books.


  • The effervescent Bob Chenciner

    From Issue 64

    The effervescent Bob Chenciner Andrew Finkel pays tribute to a polymath who illuminated a lost world, and Barnaby Rogerson shares memories of one of the last of ‘a dwindling regiment of free scholars’

  • Rome’s eternal legacy

    Don McCullin in Roman Anatolia

    From Issue 65
  • Ancient roaming

    Off the beaten track in Anatolia

    Online article

    Magical discoveries form the backcloth to Don McCullin’s new Roman Roads book, an exploration of western Anatolia’s Roman heritage. Here his companions on all three journeys, the author Barnaby Rogerson, who acted as diarist, and the photographer Monica Fritz, who arranged it all, recall the high points of their adventures

  • On the road again

    From Issue 65
  • Roman Roads

    From Issue 64

    In their second Turkish adventure, the acclaimed photographer Don McCullin and the author-publisher Barnaby Rogerson travel south in pursuit of Roman treasures. Originally drawn by the lure of gorgeous goddesses in unsung museums, they discover moody Sardis, with its ruined temple to Artemis, explore Ephesus, with its magnificent library, marvel at the enchanted city of Aphrodisias, and finally reach the mountain fastness of Hadrian’s Sagalassos. Photographs: Don McCullin. Text: Barnaby Rogerson

  • Getting to know the Carians

    Barnaby Rogerson reviews a magficent new volume on the historic region of Caria in Turkey's southwest

    From Issue 63
  • Meet the Carians

    From Issue 63
  • Troy Story 1: Lost and Found

    From Issue 60

    Overlooking the Dardanelles, a stark but stunning new museum opens a new chapter in the enduring story of Troy, next to Homer’s embattled city. With Troy, truth is ever elusive, but, as Barnaby Rogerson discovers, the experience is epic. Photographs by Don McCullin and Monica Fritz

  • The Oldest Temple on Earth?

    Barnaby Rogerson marvels at the mysteries of Göbekli Tepe

    From Issue 59

    Six millennia before Stonehenge, the dawn of the agrarian revolution came to the now arid Anatolian steppe – and with it came Göbekli Tepe, perhaps the first place of worship built by man. With its T-shaped columns and menacing animal carvings, it is an unacknowledged wonder of the ancient world. But who built it? And what went on here? By Barnaby Rogerson

  • A walk like no other

    A review of Tim Mitford’s landmark study East of Asia Minor: Rome’s Hidden Frontier

    From Issue 57
  • Travelling Companion

    From Issue 57

    A review of Francis Russell’s 123 Places in Turkey

  • Rough Journeys: George Bean and Terence Mitford

    From Issue 23

    For more than thirty years Terence Mitford and George Bean painstakingly identified and recorded the forgotten ancient sites of Turkey’s Aegean and southern shores. Their contribution to the preservation of the country’s archaeological heritage is incalculable, their guidebooks are legendary, yet the men themselves are unsung. Barnaby Rogerson, in this homage to his heroes, uncovers an extraordinary pair: a gentle giant and a man of steel

  • The Best of Enemies

    From Issue 43

    Barnaby Rogerson on the undying rivalry of Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq and Melchior Lorck

  • Must We Lose Our Temples of Travel?

    From Issue 35

    Cornucopia’s tribute to Istanbul’s endangered railway stations

  • Magical Mysteries

    An Evil Eye

    From Issue 47
  • Magical Mysteries

    The Story of the Damascus Drum

    From Issue 47
  • An Aegean Odyssey

    From Issue 8
  • Stone Age Renaissance

    From Issue 9
  • Lycian Shore: Mediterranean Travels

    From Issue 10

    ‘There are not so many places left where magic reigns without interruption,’ wrote Freya Stark in The Lycian Shore, ‘and of all those I know, the coast of Lycia was the most magical.’ Barnaby Rogerson went with Rose Baring and four-month-old Molly in search of enchantment. Photographs by Faruk Akbas

  • The Elusive Dane

    From Issue 43

    Spirited impressions of Ottoman Istanbul in the 16th century from a mischievous Danish artist and an acerbic Flemish envoy.

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