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Oct 25, 2021

In this episode I'm continuing the #NightofTheLivyDead Halloween tradition with a look at witches and demons in ancient Mesopotamia.

How were they viewed? What made a witch? How did you counter a demon? And how does a magical river battle figure in all this?

Listen and find out!

Music by Music by Brakhage (Le Vrai...

Oct 8, 2021

In the 4th century BCE the region of Thessaly underwent a transformation. It went from being fractured to becoming a unified state under the leadership of Jason.

In a short time Jason became a prominent player in Greece, earning the admiration of Xenophon and calling the shots after Leuctra. But then it all ended...