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 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 15th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Hogwarts has nothing on the past. The ceiling of the Great Hall in Hogwarts is enchanted to reflect the weather outside (or whatever else Dumbledore feels will set the proper mood for rampant child endangerment—you do you, Crazy Wizard!). But even …

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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 6th, 2022 in Ancient HBO by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient HBO brought to you by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture: Because Westeros has nothing on the past. Also, spoiler alerts, if that’s still a thing for OG Game of Thrones… The Battle of the Bastards saw Jon Snow and his army encircled and mowed down by the forces of Ramsey Bolton. But at …

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Posted on November 10th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 42: In which Hades and Persephone host Theseus and his little buddy as permanent guests, and watermelons make the mortal news. This cross-over episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) and Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-B 314 The Environment in …

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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 November 8th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 41: In which Ptolemy and Aristotle throw shade at Hipparchus (get it?), and Pliny learns that Sappho hates Hobby Lobby. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece. [SETTING: Underworld Scientific Academy] PLINY THE ELDER, ANCIENT …

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Posted on November 3rd, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 40: In which the Parthenon’s architect and Thomas Jefferson continue discussing proprietary designs, in this case dominating domes. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest Classical Studies news – and by CLAS-C 102 Ancient Roman Culture. [SETTING: Underworld Club for Architects] PHIDIAS, DESIGNER OF THE …

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