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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 November 28th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 47: In which Roma and Mars investigate the robbery of a German museum, and Minerva tries to option the film rights. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on CNN.com and CBSNews.com – and CLAS-A 301 Classical Archaeology.  ROMA, GODDESS OF ROME: Minerva, gird your loins. Mars and …

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Posted on November 12th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 43: In which a remarkable find of rare Etruscan bronzes provides Hermes with yet another chance to troll his half-brother Apollo. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 210 Ancient Medicine and Modern Terminology. HERMES, GOD OF LOWER LEARNING AND GENERAL …

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Posted on October 19th, 2022 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 37: In which Zeus gathers the goddesses together to discuss an extraordinary mosaic, which predictably proves to be just a terrible idea. 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] HERA, GODDESS OF CHILDBIRTH AND ZEUS’ …

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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 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 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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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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