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A unique view of mythology ... Imagine: Ancient Greek gods in the modern world ... Were the Greek gods no more than myths? Modern scholars say so. What if they're wrong? ... Join best selling author and mythologist Patrick Garner as he explores each of the major Greek gods--Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Athena, Poseidon, Ares and many others--and offers rare insights into who these divine beings were--and what became of them ... LIKE TO LISTEN? COMPELLING NEW STORIES ABOUT THE GODS ARE A ...
 
Hi! This is Nilay. I just wanted to do something to spend my time and I came up with this. I love these greek stories so here I am reciting my favorite stories which I have read. The versions which I will tell make the most sense to me but there will be thousands of other versions. The first few episodes will be regarding the greek gods and later on I will cover some of my favourite Greek Heroes stories. So this is Nilay and I love this stuff
 
Greek mythology and history inspire Janell Rhiannon's adult mythology series, The Homeric Chronicles. In this podcast series, she shares how her research informed major plot structures and the various surprises that cast new light on old (and new) Trojan War characters. Her ultimate goal is to elevate the female voices of the Trojan War era, bringing a wider female audience to a genre that is most typically geared toward masculine perspectives. **For exclusive content become at Myrmidon Elit ...
 
The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the wild things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between. Regular episodes every Tuesday, conversations with authors and scholars or readings of an ...
 
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Revisiting Liv's favourite myth in much more detail... What happens when a hero marries a goddess? The story of Cadmus and Harmonia, the mysterious and yet deeply important couple and the origins of their family's curse. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as defe…
 
Episode 42: The Divine Voice Welcome to Episode 42 where we hear divine voices — or rather, we hear about how Socrates was guided throughout his life by a spiritual voice called a daimon. This daimon accompanied him from his cradle to his death. Socrates was hardly alone in hearing divine voices. The pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus makes refere…
 
Part two of Liv's conversation with Eduardo García-Molina who studies the Hellenistic Period and the Seleukids specificially, they talk Hellenistic kings and empires, the cultures and people of the east, and so much more (including video games)! Follow Eduardo on Twitter. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typi…
 
A re-airing of Liv's 2019 episodes covering Euripides' Bacchae, one of his most gruesome and brilliant plays... Don't anger a god like Dionysus, even if he's your cousin. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real …
 
Liv speaks with Eduardo García-Molina who studies the Hellenistic Period and the Seleukids specificially, they talk Hellenistic kings and empires, the cultures and people of the east, and so much more (including video games)! Follow Eduardo on Twitter. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods …
 
Liv speaks with author and past guest, Jennifer Saint, about her new novel ELEKTRA, following the stories of Elektra, Clytemnestra, and Cassandra, and the curse on the house of Atreus... ELEKTRA is out now in North America and the UK, find it wherever you get your books. Follow Jennifer on Instagram and Twitter. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths invo…
 
Liv speaks with past guest Dr. Ellie Mackin Roberts all about Euripides' Alcestis... And Euripides, and tragedy, and tragedy competitions... And so much more. Mostly, what, on earth, is going on? CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be wer…
 
A bonus re-airing of last year's conversation with author Elodie Harper whose book The Wolf Den is now available in North America. The sequel, the House With the Golden Door is now available in the UK and will be out in North America in September! Liv and Elodie talk about the book, the ancient Lupenar/Wolf Den of Pompeii, and the remains of Pompei…
 
Taking an even stronger turn into the comedy side of tragicomedy, Heracles finds out the truth of the situation in Pherae. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. Sources: Euripides' Alcestis, found in Th…
 
Liv reads the remaining, shorter Homeric Hymns to gods and heroes, translated by HG Evelyn-White. Sing of Aphrodite and Dionysus, Pan and Hermes, Hestia, Athena, Artemis, even the mother of all gods. This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's a reading of an ancient source, audiobook style. For regular episodes look for any that don't hav…
 
The eponymous character dies. And then what? The tragicomic play by Euripides that turns everything on its head, and then some. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. Sources: Euripides' Alcestis, found …
 
Liv speaks with Ryan Denson who studies ancient SEA MONSTERS... Ketos and beyond, sharks, whales, and everything in between. It's possible Liv feels too strongly about ocean life... CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencin…
 
Welcome to Episode 41 where we meet the ancient King of Cyprus, Pygmalion. The sculpture he creates of a beautiful woman changes his life — and provides inspiration for artists for another 3,000 years. King Pygmalion falls madly in love with the statue. Praying to Aphrodite to find him a woman as beautiful, the king is shocked to find that instead,…
 
Euripides' Alcestis is a fascinating(ly weird) play that doesn't quite fit the genre of tragedy... Admetus is a man cheating fate, but at a cost. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. Sources: Euripides…
 
Liv reads the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, translated by HG Evelyn-White. Sing of the Cytherean goddess and her encounter with the mortal Anchises, the conception of the Trojan prince Aeneas. This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's a reading of an ancient source, audiobook style. For regular episodes look for any that don't have "Liv Rea…
 
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