#podcastitas ~ Victor I — PONTIFACTS

Pope Victor will instigate a lot of firsts for the church, and definitely leaves his mark on history. But is this to his benefit? In this episode, we will discuss Easter, AGAIN, the Pokemon evolution of Jesus, and whether or not Victor sacrificed babies.

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#podcastitas ~ The Iliad — In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the great epic poem attributed to Homer, telling the story of an intense episode in the Trojan War. It is framed by the wrath of the Greek hero Achilles, insulted by his leader Agamemnon and withdrawing from the battle that continued to rage, only returning when his close friend Patroclus…

#podcastitas ~ Warrior Women of Greek Mythology — Ancient History Fangirl

 

Hippolyte and her golden belt. Penthesilea and the fall of Troy. The Daughters of Ares. Atalanta and the golden apples. They’re everywhere in Greek mythology: fierce, deadly warrior women. But in a society as male-dominated as ancient Greece, what did this obsession with strong warrior women mean? We take a look at some of the…

#podcastitas ~ Episode 86 – Volero and Laetorius — The Partial Historians

Our jaunt through the history of ancient Rome continues apace! In this episode we cover c. 472-1 BCE. Dr Radness is reading Livy and Dr G is reading Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the comparisons of our sources is quite something! The main stars are the tribunes Volero and Laertorius. Our Starring Players Lucius Pinarius Mamercinus Rufus…

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#podcastitas ! Villa of the Papyri — When in Rome

The Villa of the Papyri is close to the town of Herculaneum, and one of the most luxurious houses in the Bay of Naples. It takes its name from its valuable library, the only surviving example from antiquity which exists in its entirety. Guest: Dr Sonya Wurster (Latin Teacher, Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy).