Posted on September 29th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 32: In which Zeus and Hera discuss early Christianity, and debate whether giving birth or popping your clogs is the real heroism. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece. [SETTING: Breakfast in the Palace of the Gods] ZEUS, KING OF GODS AND PERPETUAL …

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Posted on September 22nd, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 31: In which Hippocrates has a crisis of identity and conscience, and Aristotle argues they can make Greece great again. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology. [SETTING: Underworld Scientific Academy] ARISTOTLE, ANCIENT PHILOSOPHER AND SCIENCE NERD: Hippocrates, you seem upset. What’s wrong? …

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Posted on September 16th, 2022 in Announcements, Classes, Featured, Students, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Want to enhance your growth as a citizen of the world? Ask timeless big-picture questions while learning marketable skills? Expand and unlearn what you thought you knew about Ancient Greece and Rome? Draw connections to the past in your field of study? Whether you are minoring in Classical Studies, or taking courses to expand your view …

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Posted on September 15th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 30: In which Roma confuses her Victorias, Mars tries to invade India, and Britannia gets insulted as an empire. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-A 301 Classical Archaeology. ROMA, GODDESS OF ROME (entering with VICTORIA, GODDESS OF VICTORY and BRITANNIA, GODDESS OF THE PROVINCE OF BRITAIN): Minerva, Mars: my fellow …

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Posted on September 14th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 29: In which Alexander the Great conquers the “Support Group for the Newly Deified,” and Hercules finally impresses a god. Sort of. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece. [SETTING: Support Group for the Newly Deified] HERCULES, SON OF ZEUS AND FORMER MORTAL:…And then …

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Posted on September 12th, 2022 in Mythology Pitch Meetings by Elizabeth W. Thill

Meeting 9: In which Homer and the Muses delve deep into Hesiod’s creation myths, and are rightfully concerned about what they find in there. This episode of Mythology Pitch Meetings brought to you by CLAS-C 205 Classical Mythology. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Classical Myths came to be? This is absolutely not how that happened, but …

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Posted on September 9th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 28: In which Italy asks the Metropolitan Museum of Art for their artifacts back, and Mars asks Minerva for relationship support. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-A 301 Classical Archaeology. MARS, ROMAN GOD OF WAR: Minerva, we have a problem. …

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Posted on September 6th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 27: In which Zeus sends mixed messages to his mortal followers, and gambles that Hera isn’t paying attention (always a bad bet). This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture. [SETTING: Breakfast in the Palace of the Gods] ZEUS, KING OF GODS AND PERPETUAL HORN-DOG: …

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Posted on September 1st, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 26: In which Minerva, Mars, and Roma meet the Egyptian goddess Isis, and struggle to distinguish Tennessee from Egypt. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-A 301 Classical Archaeology. ROMA, GODDESS OF ROME: Hail! I heard that the mortals have recovered yet another ancient Egyptian sculpture from the place they …

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