Manna Satama (PhD) is a scholar of antiquity whose PhD thesis was on the social status of professional dancers in Roman Egypt. In addition to her research on antiquity, she has worked on issues of data management. Her book Tanssia antiikin näyttämöllä: Lukianos ja tanssin puolustus, published in 2021, consists of a Finnish translation of Lucian’s essay on dance (2nd century AD)and supporting material on the theory, aesthetics and role of the dancer in the period.