Piracy and ancient Greece – some added bits. I’ve got his work cited in the reading list below but Phil De Souza’s ‘Piracy in the Graeco-Roman World‘ made this episode possible. If you’ve the faintest interest in piracy in antiquity you’ll need it! Don’t forget to check out The History Buffs Corner – find it […]
Sappho – a few extra bits. I hope you enjoyed the episode on Sappho and it was truly fab to have a recording of her work being sung. I’d normally put a link here but my new website (yes, I did mention it a bit) has a player embedded but if you ever have trouble
Dodona – a bit more. The promo on the episode was from the Ancient Office Hours podcast. They are on iTunes, Spotify and other platforms. You should also check out their website to learn about their archaeogaming, digital magazine, and more! Dodona is such an underrated place and often overshadowed by Delphi so I hope
Marathon and Dr Sonya Nevin. I mentioned in the episode some links for Dr Nevin. Thanks again as Dr Nevin gave the sort of insight which is is unmatched particularly in how Marathon was reimagined in later periods. Dr Nevin’s twitter – @SonyaNevin The Panoply Vase Animation Project Discount code. Bloomsbury, the publishers, have kindly
My guest – Helen McVeigh. You can find Helen on her website H.M. Classics Academy or on twitter (@ClassicsAcademy). If you fancy giving this a go then feel free to contact me (email on this site or via my twitter). Book recommendations (possible spoilers). Country by Michael Hughes Here, The World Entire by Anwen
I was joined by Dr Michael Furman, you can find him on twitter @ProfBoeotia or via his email [email protected] – he was a great guest to have and thanks again to him. Where is Thessaly? It’s a good question, initially I checked on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (always good for a screenshot!). But it wasn’t there.
The final episode on Thebes – some notes. This is my final episode on Thebes (a sort of Theban trilogy). I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did researching and recording it. Casting Through Ancient Greece. This podcast featured in the podcast. It’s a great listen, and you can find a link to
Hellenic History. Thanks to Elke whose advert you heard. If you want to know more here are some links. Hellenic History website. Instagram / Facebook / Redbubble site / Twitter. Map of Boeotia and Thebes. Appreciate this is in French but hopefully you can work out the relevant locations I mention including the regions (Beotie/Boeotia
As per my promise on the episode here are some notes for the podcast including the reading list. Maps. Starting with the basics, where is Thebes? In the map above you can see the regions of Ancient Greece. Thebes is located in Boeotia, next to Attica. Hopefully this is a bit clearer. The map below
Came across this poster which features Greek mythical monsters by their rumoured location. It’s by Neil Parkinson and you can get a copy on his etsy shop. I’ve already ordered mine, as I work from home it’ll sit above my desk and give me something different to look at. Excellent work!