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

Episode 32: In which Zeus and Hera discuss early Christianity, and debate whether giving birth or popping your clogs is the real heroism. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece. [SETTING: Breakfast in the Palace of the Gods] ZEUS, KING OF GODS AND PERPETUAL …

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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 11th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 22: In which Hera and Demeter debate who is the better mother, and Isis learns the dangers of spreading herself too thin. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on CNN.com – and by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology. [SETTING: San Casciano Hot …

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Posted on January 11th, 2022 in Classes, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Birth, death, illness, health—these are constants that run through the history of humanity, cutting across cultures and borders, eras and social divisions. Ancient medicinal practices touch modern medicine in numerous ways, primarily: in the way we approach healing today in the vocabulary we use to describe and practice medicine. Traditionally traced to the Ancient Greek doctor …

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