Category: Epics

Posted on January 25th, 2023 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 54: In which Juno and Ceres discuss Vikings kissing cousins, and Isis inserts her Egyptian absurdity into the shallow genetic mix. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on CNN.com and SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 205 Classical Mythology. [SETTING: San Casciano Hot Springs, in Tuscany] …

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Posted on January 11th, 2023 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 53: In which Pliny and Vitruvius learn that modern mortals have been throwing shade at their concrete recipes this whole time. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest archaeological news on CNN.com – and by CLAS-C 414 Art and Archaeology of the Roman World. [SETTING: Underworld Scientific Academy] PLINY …

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Posted on January 5th, 2023 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 52: In which Zeus sets up Ganymede Alerts to follow the mortal news, and Hera has thoughts on the Cave of Salome excavations. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on ArtNet.com – and by CLAS-B 311 Sex and Gender in the Ancient World. [SETTING: Breakfast in the Palace …

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

Episode 51: In which Apollo muses on the nature of narrative art, and Hermes discovers ithyphallic motifs are the real visual classics. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on ArtNews.com – and by CLAS-A 418 Myth and Reality in Classical Art. HERMES, GOD OF LOWER LEARNING AND GENERAL PAIN …

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Posted on December 21st, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 50: In which Roma, Mars, and Minerva prepare to defend their own, and also uphold the Roman tradition of laughing at Greece. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on ArtNet.com – and by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece.  ROMA, GODDESS OF ROME: Minerva, Mars, …

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Posted on December 13th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 49: In which Herodotus and Josephus debate what constitutes the essence of Greek identity, and what hoplites have to do with it. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece. [SETTING: Grove of Historians] HERODOTUS, …

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Posted on December 8th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 48: In which Pliny and Frontinus argue over indoor plumbing, and Vitruvius reveals his secret for getting likes from Leonardo to LEGO. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest archaeological news on HeritageDaily.com – and by CLAS-C 419 Art and Archaeology of Pompeii. [SETTING: Underworld Scientific Academy] PLINY THE ELDER, ANCIENT …

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Posted on November 28th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 47: In which Roma and Mars investigate the robbery of a German museum, and Minerva tries to option the film rights. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on CNN.com and CBSNews.com – and CLAS-A 301 Classical Archaeology.  ROMA, GODDESS OF ROME: Minerva, gird your loins. Mars and …

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

Episode 46: In which Herodotus and Josephus debate what constitutes the essence of Judaism, mikvahs or monotheism. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture. [SETTING: Grove of Historians] HERODOTUS, GREEK HISTORIAN AND BELIEVER IN TALKING DEER: Hey …

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Posted on November 19th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 45: In which Michael Ventris, Napoleon, and Sir Arthur Evans learn why alphabetic scripts are cool and ancient life was gross. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology. [SETTING: Grove of Pompous …

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