That's Ancient History

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Religion was a central part of the Roman Empire and in today's episode host Jean Menzies is joined by now regular guest Harriet Scott to explore the history of Christianity under the Roman Empire: from the persecution of ordinary Christians all
Today Jean is joined by ancient history enthusiast and my favourite murder fangirl Harriet Scott (from season one episode one and eight). Harriet brings the true crime genre to antiquity through discussing the various theories and unsolved ques
In today's episode host Jean Menzies is joined by author and academic Anwen Hayward. They discuss Anwen's retelling of the Medusa myth, her PhD research, the intersections between creative writing and academia, and monsters in Greek and Romann
That's Ancient History is back with another 'myth digest' where host Jean Menzies tells the tale of one classical myth in particular, breaks down its themes and discusses its significance to ancient culture. This episode is all about the myth o
It's the third round of That's Ancient History's 'Ask a Classicist' specials where host Jean Menzies is joined by a complete classics novice and answers all of their pressing antiquity related questions (or tries to). Jean's classical myth re
Welcome back to That's Ancient History. In this episode host Jean interviews comedian, presenter and author Natalie Haynes about her latest book. A Thousand Ships is Natalie Haynes' second Greek Myth retelling (after The Children of Jocasta) a
Classics? What can you do with that? Host Jean is joined one again by Stan Christoforou from previous episode 'Combat Trauma in Ancient Greece' to chat about Classics After the Classroom. This project is exploring the impact of Classics after t
S.2 E.6 Classics and the Cinema Part 1 with Jill Scott by Jean Menzies
This episode Jean is joined by author Alexandra Sheppard whose deput novel explores the life of 14 year old Helen, the half-mortal daughter of Zeus living in London and trying to keep her family's heritage hidden whilst dealing with the everyda
In this episode of That's Ancient History host Jean Menzies goes in-depth exploring the ancient myth of Helen aka Helen of Troy. Helen is a figure of mythology who has continued to be talked about to the present day. Often used as an example of
In 'Ask a Classicist' host Jean Menzies invites a guest with no background in classics to quiz her on everything they've ever wondered about antiquity. In this episode she is joined by friend, fellow booktuber and Feminist Orchestra bookclub co
Ever wondered why William Shakspeare was so obsessed with classical mythology and ancient history? He wasn't alone! In this week's podcast episode Jean is joined by Elle Jones, classics and theatre enthusiast, to talk all about the classical in
Welcome back for season two of That's Ancient History! We are kicking things off with a very special first episode featuring an interview with award-winning author Pat Barker. Pat Barker's latest book, The Silence of the Girls, retells Homer's
This very special podcast episode comes to you in collaboration with the Reading Women podcast. Jean is joined by Autumn and Kendra to discuss women in classics and mythology. They cover everything from sexism in antiquity to modern day scholar
From the Colosseum to the Palace of Knossos, from Hadrian's Wall to the Parthenon, this episode of That's Ancient History travels the Ancient World as it survives today. Jean is joined by classics graduates Jill & Harriet (who you might recogni
In this week's episode Jean is joined by Grace Page whose current research focuses on gender roles in Aeschylus' tragic trilogy of plays, The Oresteia. Grace hones in on Clytemnestra's role in the Greek tragedies and how Aeschylus uses the art
In 'Ask a Classicist' host Jean Menzies invites a guest with no background in classics to quiz her on everything they've ever wondered about antiquity. In this episode she is joined by author Jen Campbell as they discuss Disney's Hercules, the
In this podcast Jean is joined by fellow ancient history and fantasy/sci-fi fan to talk about the paralels between mythology, ancient history and their favourite books. Jill delves deep into the legends of J.R.R Tolkein's Lord of the Rings and
In this episode of That's Ancient History host Jean Menzies goes in-depth exploring the ancient myth of Procne and Philomela, Athenian princesses, and sisters. The podcast will introduce you to the myth, some of its major variations over time a
In this episode of That's Ancient History Jean talks to fellow PhD student Stan Christoforou about his research on combat trauma in 5th century BC Greece. His research involves dealing with modern psychology and to what extent it can be used to
In this episode Jean is joined by Madeline Miller, author of the award-winning Song of Achilles to discuss her latest book Circe as well as the process of retelling ancient myths in modern fiction. The topics discussed include the origins of Ma
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