Dr Ben Gazur has a PhD in biochemistry, but a keen interest in forteana. He is also a freelance writer working on Epicurean Philosophy, some of which can be read here. Feel free to follow him on Twitter.

Many classical sculptures today have lost their penises to time and prudery but the ancient world was awash with explicit

Dolphins are frequently found in ancient Greek and Roman folklore, where tales tell of their roles in medicine and myth,

Wolves played a vital part in Roman myths. A defining symbol of ancient Rome is the image of the twins

Trolls come in many shapes and sizes. No one description can fit them all. Is there a core of Trollness