Originally attributed to Homer because of their style and
quality, the hymns are now thought to have been written by of a
number of different poets of the 7th and 6th centuries BC.
Jules Cashford is a writer and lecturer on Mythology. She is the author of The Myth of the Goddess (Arkana, 1991) & The Myth of the Moon (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, forthcoming)
Dr Nicholas Richardson is a Fellow in English at Merton College, Oxford
"The purest expression of ancient Greek religion we possess. Jules Cashford is attuned to the poetry of the Hymns." (Nigel Spivey, Cambridge University)