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 […]
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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…
Another of the emperors in the 20 Years Anarchy. Let’s see if tis one is better that the others… he’s not. Oh well, maybe he has some fun stories at least.
Tombs line the roads leading away from Pompeii, as is customary for many Roman towns and cities. They give a direct connection to those who called Pompeii home, and the way they interact with those who have passed away. Guest: Dr Virginia Campbell (Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter).