Classics and the Supernatural in Modern Media


  • Amanda Potter Open University and University of Liverpool
  • Hunter Gardner



Short preface to the special edition of Thersites.

Author Biographies

Amanda Potter, Open University and University of Liverpool

Dr Amanda Potter is a Visiting Fellow at the Open University, where she was awarded her PhD for her thesis on viewer reception of Greek mythology in Xena:Warrior Princess and Charmed and Honorary Fellow at the University of Liverpool, where she is co-editor for the Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology and Creativity blog. She has published widely on the ancient world in film, television and fanfiction, and co-edited (with Hunter Gardner) Ancient Epic in Film and Television (2021).

Hunter Gardner

University of South Carolina