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Posted on February 2nd, 2023 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 55: In which Hercules learns lasers have recovered his temple underwater, and Alexander the “Great” learns Julius Caesar could cry. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 387 Roman History. [SETTING: Support Group for the Newly Deified] ROMULUS, FOUNDER OF ROME AND COMPLETE SOCIOPATH:…and that’s why …

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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 9th, 2023 in Classes, Featured, Students, 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 2023! All late-start classes are Online Asynchronous. 2nd 5-week session (Feb 13 – Mar 17) NEW! B314: The Environment in the Ancient World (33531) 5 week, 1 credit “appetizer” class can be combined …

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Posted on October 15th, 2022 in Mythology Pitch Meetings by Elizabeth W. Thill

Meeting 10: In which Homer tells a tale of Marsyas, music, and Midas to the Muses, and Calliope learns about basketball. 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 it could have …

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

Episode 35: In which Zeus calls a council to discuss a wave of terrorist tourists, and Dionysus is the cause and the solution to the problem. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-C 205 Classical Mythology. [SETTING: Grand meeting hall of Mt. Olympus] ZEUS, KING OF GODS AND PERPETUAL HORN-DOG: Ok, …

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Posted on October 4th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 34: In which Hermes goes the extra mile to irritate his half-brother Apollo, and Bronze Age drug use has a role to play. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology. HERMES, GOD OF LOWER LEARNING AND GENERAL PAIN IN THE….: Bro, guess what the …

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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 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 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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