Feb 18, 2018
A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the first epsiode I consider the difficulty in transferring oral myth to the screen, large flightless birds and a bad pun I came up with.
Feel free to find me on twitter (@ancientblogger) as I'll be following each episode live #TroyFallofaCity
Oct 22, 2017
In the second podcast we continue looking at all things spooky from Ancient Greece and Rome.
Poltergeists, sweating statues, zombies, UFOs and ghosts all feature as well as my most chilling tale from atinquity. Oh, and even Patrick Swayze. Because Molly... "you in danger girl".
Oct 16, 2017
The first part of my Halloween special, we look at vampires and werewolves in the ancient sources. I say 'we' as I have a guest who certainly keeps me on my toes.
If you want to hear about partial nudity around tombstones, Sweet Valley High tangents, cheese festivals and, oh, the bits involving spooky goings on then...
Oct 3, 2017
In this podcast I look at what Odysseus got up to when he returned to Ithaca. Suitor deaths aside what was going on with the bad practical jokes, truth bombs and general odd behaviour?
I also talk about the exile and how so many ended up in Agamemnon's army at Troy. Finally, what happened to some heroes after they were...
Sep 17, 2017
In this podcast I look at some of the animals people kept as pets. Do you know how to catch a monkey with a pair of trousers or which pet needed to be kept from the drinks cabinet?
music by Brakhage (Le Vrai Instrumental)