Jim Marks received his PhD in Classics from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001. He has taught at the Universities of Chicago and Florida before starting at Iowa State in 2014. He is the author of a book, Zeus in the Odyssey (Center for Hellenic Studies/Harvard University Press, 2008) and numerous articles and book chapters on ancient Greek and Roman epic poetry and ancient religion. His main hobby is reading ancient Greek and Latin poetry and philosophy.
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