Dec 18, 2022
In the depths of winter a festival took place which celebrated the goddess Demeter, the Haloa. It was an all woman affair with drinking, fire and an all night feast. Oh, and rude language was a must. Episode notes on ancientblogger.com with images, a transcipt, sources and further reading.
Music by Brakhage (Le Vrai...
Dec 3, 2022
How did gladiators take hold in Rome? Where did they come from and how was their use moulded by the big political events of the 1st century BC?
In this episode I get into this and other aspects such as a few myths and their fighting stats.
Thanks to Gladiator Doodles for the fab artwork!
Full episode notes including a...