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Joshua R. Hall

Contributing Editor

Joshua Hall holds a PhD in Ancient History from Cardiff University. His research primarily revolves around warfare and social power in ancient Italy before the Roman conquest. Having undertaken doctoral work on the Etruscans and Early Rome, he has began a program of publications which include commentaries on Greek warfare and religion. He is currently finishing a monograph on Carthage and is in the early stages of preparing a book on Etruscan and Italic armies. He lives in Oregon, USA.

Joshua is a contributing editor to Ancient World Magazine.

Boccaccio and the Golden Ass

Boccaccio and the Golden Ass

Stories from antiquity have inspired later writers for many hundreds of years. For one of the hundred tales in the Decameron, Boccaccio looked to the ancient novelist Apuleius for inspiration.

Written by Joshua R. Hall