William Hansen is professor emeritus of classical studies and folklore at Indiana University, Bloomington, and one of the world's leading authorities on classical folklore. His books include Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature.
An extraordinarily entertaining bedside book. -Michael Dirda, Washington Post Enchanting. -Victoria Rimell, Times Literary Supplement William Hansen's marvelous treasury lets us experience for ourselves the timeless tales that made the ancient Greeks and Romans think, shudder, and laugh. -Adrienne Mayor, author of The Amazons One of CHOICE's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2017 I cannot recommend it highly enough. -Edith Hall, Literary Review