Category: Ancient HBO

Posted on December 15th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Hogwarts has nothing on the past. The ceiling of the Great Hall in Hogwarts is enchanted to reflect the weather outside (or whatever else Dumbledore feels will set the proper mood for rampant child endangerment—you do you, Crazy Wizard!). But even …

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Posted on December 8th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… Before she really had a chance to grow up, Sansa Stark had been betrothed to Joffrey Baratheon, married to Tyrion Lannister, and then …

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Posted on December 6th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… The Battle of the Bastards saw Jon Snow and his army encircled and mowed down by the forces of Ramsey Bolton. But at …

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Posted on November 17th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 419 Art and Archaeology of Pompeii: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… The decision of Daenerys Targaryen to torch Kings Landing in Season 8 may have been (almost entirely) inexplicable from a character-development …

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Posted on November 8th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… Sam Gamgee’s treatment for Grayscale may have been brutal, but at least it saved Jorah Mormont’s life (yay late season plot …

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