Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones in Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Edinburgh and a specialist in the history and culture of ancient Iran, Greece, and Egypt. He also works on dress and gender in antiquity and on the ancient world in popular culture, especially Hollywood cinema. He is the author of Aphrodite's Tortoise: the veiled woman of Ancient Greece and the co-author of Ctesias' History of Persia: Tales of the Orient and Greek and Roman Dress from A-Z. He is editor of Women's Dress in the Ancient Greek World and Creating a Hellenistic World and numerous articles on Greek and Persian culture and ancient theatre. He is the series editor of Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia.