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Posted on February 8th, 2024 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 73: In which Livia introduces the Support Group for the Newly Deified to Taylor Swift, and recalls why she doesn’t visit more often. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest confusing mythological references on CNN.com – and by CLAS-B 311 Sex and Gender in the Ancient World. [SETTING: Support Group …

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Posted on January 18th, 2024 in Classes, Featured, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Still looking for that perfect course to fill out your semester? Check out late-start Classical Studies courses, still available for enrollment in Spring 2024! All late-start classes are Online Asynchronous. 2nd 5-week session (Feb 12 – Mar 15) CLAS-B 311 Sex and Gender in the Ancient World (22298) 5 week, 1 credit “appetizer” class can be …

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Posted on November 27th, 2023 in Mythology Pitch Meetings by Elizabeth W. Thill

Meeting 11: In which Homer continues to not understand the basics of childbearing, and Hera continues to be the stepmother from hell. This episode of Mythology Pitch Meetings brought to you by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Classical Myths came to be? This is absolutely not …

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Posted on September 18th, 2023 in 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 August 28th, 2023 in Classes, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Still looking for that perfect course to fill out your semester? Check out late-start Classical Studies courses, still available for enrollment in Fall 2023! All late-start classes are Online Asynchronous. 2nd 5-week session (Sep 25 – Oct 27) CLAS-B 311 Sex and Gender in the Ancient World (27279) 5 week, 1 credit “appetizer” class can be …

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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 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 October 12th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 36: In which Pliny the Elder, Aristotle, and Hippocrates are greatly perplexed by eels, as all humans should be. 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-B 314 The Environment in the Ancient World. [SETTING: Underworld Scientific Academy] PLINY THE …

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Posted on August 17th, 2022 in Honest Museum Signs by Elizabeth W. Thill

Acquisition no. 1: A museum information sign for a sculpture of Aeneas from Aphrodisias, where the hero gets creeped on by Creusa, his dead wife. Social media is full of series that feature the greatest works of ancient art. This is not one of those series. This is Honest Museum Signs, a series devoted to …

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Posted on August 8th, 2022 in Mythology Pitch Meetings by Elizabeth W. Thill

Meeting 7: In which the Muses discuss whether wild animals make good parents for human babies, and Homer is told of He-Man and She-Ra. This episode of Mythology Pitch Meetings brought to you by CLAS-B 311 Ancient Sex and Gender. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Classical Myths came to be? This is absolutely not how that …

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