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

Episode 44: In which Marc Antony and Cleopatra debate a tunnel, tombs, and the basics of civic sanitation engineering. 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 Tragic Lovers] MARC ANTONY, ROMAN GENERAL …

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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 August 29th, 2022 in Announcements, 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 Fall 2022! All late-start classes are Online Asynchronous. 2nd 5-week session (Sep 26 – Oct 27) B312: Plague, Disasters, and Death in the Ancient World (28835) 5 week, 1 credit “appetizer” class can be …

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

Acquisition no. 2: A museum information sign for an imperial family portrait, where everyone has resting-insufferable-face, except for Geta, who has no face. 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 the belief that …

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

Episode 21: In which Nero and Caligula discuss arson, architecture, and Agrippina, and whether burning down Rome is a good idea. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Roman Culture. [SETTING: Grove of Profligate Rulers] NERO, ROMAN EMPEROR AND NOTORIOUS FIREBUG: Hey Caligula! I just heard about …

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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 B311 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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Posted on August 3rd, 2022 in Mythology Pitch Meetings by Elizabeth W. Thill

Meeting 6: In which Homer demonstrates that he does not understand women, weaving, or the basics of where babies come from. This episode of Mythology Pitch Meetings brought to you by CLAS-C101 Ancient Greek Civilization. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Classical Myths came to be? This is absolutely not how that happened, but it could have …

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

Episode 16: In which Caligula, James II, and Ted Kennedy compete to win the prize of most ridiculous water-based scandal. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by CLAS C102 Ancient Roman Culture. [SETTING: Grove of Profligate Rulers] JAMES II, KING OF ENGLAND AND NOTORIOUS PARTY-BOY: I say, looks …

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Posted on July 22nd, 2022 in Mythology Pitch Meetings by Elizabeth W. Thill

Meeting 4: In which a guest artist, Hesiod, channels all his rage against his ex into a very strange story of the First Woman Ever. 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 …

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

Episode 5: In which Marc Antony and Cleopatra debate their relationship, and whether or not Echo makes a good relationship counselor. 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. MARC ANTONY, ROMAN GENERAL AND NOTORIOUS POOR-LIFE-CHOICE-MAKER: …

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