#podcastitas ~ Episode CVI – The Third Servile War — Emperors of Rome

When Spartacus escaped the gladiator training school he may not have realised what he had started. What began as a simple bid for freedom soon became a cause for slaves around Italy, and he attracted thousands of followers. The Romans were forced to pay attention to this enemy from within, despite the fact that there…

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#podcastitas ~ S.2 E.1 Women in Wartime with Pat Barker — That’s Ancient History

Welcome back for season two of That’s Ancient History! We are kicking things off with a very special first episode featuring an interview with award-winning author Pat Barker. Pat Barker’s latest book, The Silence of the Girls, retells Homer’s Iliad from the perspective of Briseis a Trojan Queen who has been captured during the Trojan…

#podcastitas ~ 082 – The Leader of the Muses — The History of Ancient Greece Podcast

In this episode, we discuss the myths, iconography, and cultic worship of Apollo, the god of music, poetry, prophecy, truth, healing, medicine, plague, light, and knowledge, who served as a kind of symbol for young Greek boys to emulate Photo/Mount Cynthus at DelosPhoto/Archaic Statue Group of Lions at DelosPhoto/Pen-and-Wash Restoration of Temple of Apollo at DelosPhoto/Ruins…

#podcastitas ~ Ancient Vampires: They Only Knock Once — Ancient History Fangirl

 

Communities all over the ancient world had a problem: their dead wouldn’t stay in the ground. They rose up as shambolic corpses, gusts of wind and evil spirits, draining human life force and devouring flesh and blood. The vampire myth is an ancient one, found on every continent. Join us as we explore the oldest…