Myrto Garani is Assistant Professor in Latin Literature at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She is the author of Empedocles Redivivus: Poetry and Analogy in Lucretius (London and New York, 2007) and co-editor with David Konstan of The Philosophizing Muse. The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry (Newcastle 2014). She has also published a series of articles on Empedocles’ reception in Latin literature. Her other publications include articles on Propertius and the Pseudo-Vergilian Aetna. She is currently working on a commentary on Seneca’s Naturales Quaestiones Book 3 and the reception of Pre-Socratic philosophers in Rome.