Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones is Professor of Ancient History at Cardiff University and a specialist in the histories and cultures of ancient Iran and Greece. He also works on dress and gender in antiquity and on the ancient world in popular culture, especially Hollywood cinema.

Books in order of publication:

Ctesias’ ‘History of Persia’: Tales of the Orient – 1991

Aphrodite’s Tortoise: The Veiled Woman of Ancient Greece – 2002

King and Court in Ancient Persia 559 to 331 Bce – 2003

Greek and Roman Dress from A to Z – 2007

Designs on the Past: How Hollywood Created the Ancient World – 2008

Sister-Queens in the High Hellenistic Period: Kleopatra Thea and Kleopatra III – 2021

Persians: The Age of the Great Kings – 2022

Ancient Persia and the Book of Esther: Achaemenid Court Culture in the Hebrew Bible – 2023

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