#podcastitas ~ Locusta the Poisoner: Rome’s Deadliest Assassin — Ancient History Fangirl

 

Ancient Rome was full of rich, ambitious social climbers in a cutthroat political environment—people who had enemies to get rid of, and deep pockets to pay for the service. 53 more words

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#podcastitas ~ Weaving Women’s Stories — Classics Confidential

This episode of Classics Confidential is linked to Weaving Women’s Stories – a series of events organised by Dr Emma Bridges and Dr Ellie Mackin Roberts, as part of the 2018 Being Human Festival. It features, in order of appearance: Emma Bridges (Institute of Classical Studies) on Homer, Penelope, Ovid and reception Ursula Rothe (The […]

#podcastitas ~ Sermo Raedarius 78 — Sermones Raedarii

Sermo 78, quo tres libros commendo: Fabulae a Sara conversae, Le Latin dans votre Poche et Erat Olim; accedunt duo carmina, nonnulla nova de rebus Latinis retialibus, merae nugae. http://www.lulu.com/shop/a-sara-van-der-pas/fabvlae-latine-versae/paperback/product-23805613.html https://www.amazon.fr/latin-dans-votre-poche/dp/2035901987 https://www.reclam.de/detail/978-3-15-019271-9/Brueder_Grimm/Erat_olim

#podcastitas ~ Mini Myth: Zodiac Constellations, Orion & the Scorpion (Scorpio) — Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast

In this Mini Myth, we start a series on the Zodiac constellations, and how the hell they got up there! A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I’m sorry, that’s just the way it is. Given it’s fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I’m not as deferential as I…