RE-AIR: There Once Was a Battle of Frogs & Mice, the Satirical Silliness of the Batrachomyomachia
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
5d ago
Revisiting the silliest epic of them all... We all know the famed battle of Achaean and Trojans, but what about the equally epic battle between the Frogs and the Mice? 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: select research by August Guszkowski; The Battle Between the Frogs and Mice, translated by A.E. Stallings; The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice, edited by Joel Christensen and Erik Robinson. Attributions and licensing information for ..read more
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Conversations: Revisiting the Cultural Memory of the Bronze Age
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
1w ago
Revisiting three past conversations featuring mythology based in the cultural memory of the Bronze Age... The Minotaur and Autism featuring Cora Beth Fraser, Helen of Sparta and the Kalon Kakon with Alexia Burrows Charalambidou, and Homer with Joel Christensen. Find the full Bronze Age playlist here.  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. Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sour ..read more
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Liv Reads Thucydides: Classical Greece's Mythical History
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
2w ago
Liv reads a selection from Book 1, chapter 1 of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, translated by Richard Crawley. The ancient Athenian historian recounts the cultural "history" of the Bronze Age during the Classical period. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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 Reads..." in the title! For a list of Roman/Latin names and who they were in the Greek, visit: mythsbaby.com/names Attributions and lic ..read more
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Conversations: When the Network Went Down, the Bronze Age Collapse w/ Dr Eric H Cline
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
2w ago
Liv is joined by Eric H Cline to look at what we know of the end of the Bronze Age, what did and did not contribute to its collapse, and so much more. Learn about the books 1177 BC and After 1177 BC, and more, here. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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. Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sources-attributions. S ..read more
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Conversations: The Evidence is in the Thigh Bone, Climate and Collapse in the Bronze Age w/ Dr Flint Dibble
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
3w ago
Liv is joined by Flint Dibble to talk all things animal bones... How climate change and food production contributed to the end of the Late Bronze Age. Check out Flint's YouTube Channel here. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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. Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sources-attributions. See omnystudio.com/listene ..read more
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Not With a Bang, but a Whimper, the Collapse of the Bronze Age Mediterranean
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
3w ago
A brief look at the causes behind the societal collapse of the Bronze Age Mediterranean. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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: The Landmark Thucydides edited by Robert B. Strassler, translated by Richard Crawley; The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean edited by Eric H. Cline; 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric Cline. Attributions and licensing in ..read more
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Conversations: From Homer, With Loveā€¦ The Evolution of Oral Storytelling w/ Dr Joel Christensen
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
1M ago
Liv is joined by Joel Christensen to talk all things oral storytelling, the tradition, theories on its origins, and how the Iliad and the Odyssey intersect with their ancient origins. Read more from Joel on Sententiae Antiquae. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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. Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sources-att ..read more
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How History Becomes Mythology, Bronze Age Greece in the Wider Mediterranean
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
1M ago
A brief look at the wider Mediterranean during the Bronze Age and their interactions with Greece (mostly... the Evidence For Troy). Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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: Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, translated by Richard Crawley; The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean edited by Eric H. Cline; Eric H. Cline, 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Colla ..read more
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Conversations: The Things They Found in Tombs, Bronze Age Mycenae w/ Dr Kim Shelton
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
1M ago
Liv is joined by Dr Kim Shelton to dive deeper into the real world of Bronze Age Mycenae and all we've learned from what they left behind. Learn more about Dr Shelton's work here. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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. Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sources-attributions. See omnystudio.com/listener for priva ..read more
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Under the Shadow of Agamemnon, the Real Bronze Age Mycenae
Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! A Greek & Roman Mythology Podcast
by iHeartPodcasts and Liv Albert
1M ago
Continuing on with the Bronze Age history of Greece, a look at the famed Mycenaeans, the historical origins behind the mythic heroes of Homer. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! 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: The Landmark Thucydides edited by Robert B. Strassler, translated by Richard Crawley; The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean edited by Eric H. Cline; Rodney Castleden's Mycenaeans; Al ..read more
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