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

Episode 48: In which Pliny and Frontinus argue over indoor plumbing, and Vitruvius reveals his secret for getting likes from Leonardo to LEGO. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest archaeological news on HeritageDaily.com – and by CLAS-C 419 Art and Archaeology of Pompeii. [SETTING: Underworld Scientific Academy] PLINY THE ELDER, ANCIENT …

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Posted on November 22nd, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 46: In which Herodotus and Josephus debate what constitutes the essence of Judaism, mikvahs or monotheism. 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 Historians] HERODOTUS, GREEK HISTORIAN AND BELIEVER IN TALKING DEER: Hey …

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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 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 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 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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Posted on October 25th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 38: In which Pliny and Frontinus discuss mercury and Jared Diamond, and Edward Gibbons is the best argument against his own collapse theory. 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 …

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

Episode 33: In which the architect of Stonehenge teaches the architect of the Parthenon about why basic shapes are not proprietary designs. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Ancient Greece. [SETTING: Underworld Club for Architects] PHIDIAS, DESIGNER OF THE PARTHENON: Connacht, you seem …

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