J. B. Hall is Hildred Carlile Professor of Latin Emeritus of the University of London. He has published extensively on Claudian, Ovid and John of Salisbury.A. L. Ritchie is MA in Classics, University of London, and a freelance copy-editor of learned journals.M. J. Edwards is Professor of Classics at Queen Mary, University of London, and Director of the Institute of Classical Studies. He has published widely on the Attic Orators, Plutarch and the Latin philosophical works of Francis Bacon. He is co-author with J. B. Hall of the editio princeps of Pierfrancesco Giustolo’s commentary on Claudian, De raptu Proserpinae.