8. May, 2018


No scope for a transgender Iliad, but plenty for a rollicking self-castrating, transvestite, freak sex-changing, hermaphroditic one.

A couple of weeks ago a reader (Emma Lyons) queried Taki, the High Life professor of ancient Greek culture and society, who had argued that Achilles and Patroclus, heroes of the Trojan War, were not…