I am a writer, college professor, and practicing attorney, not necessarily in that order. Throughout my life, I have enjoyed a love of history, mythology, and folklore. I graduated from the University of Illinois in 1992 with a degree in history, emphasizing ancient and medieval history. Occasionally, I blog about history, mythology, and folklore at my blog, Myth Beliefs. In my spare time, I also write non-fiction works about various ancient history topics.
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