David Engels (born August 27, 1979 in Verviers ) is a Belgian ancient historian .
After completing school and high school in Eupen, David Engels studied history , philosophy and economics at RWTH Aachen University . There he submitted his dissertation The Roman Sign System (753-27 BC) to Raban von Haehling in 2005 after receiving a doctorate from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes . Sources, terminology, commentary, historical development , which he defended in 2006 and published in 2007. Engels has been an assistant at the Chair for Ancient History at RWTH Aachen University since 2005.