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The History of Ancient Greece

Oct 17, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the innovation during the 5th century BC in the realm of temple building (outside of Attica); included are the temple of Aphaia at Aegina, the Temple of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Hera II at Poseidonia (Paestum), the Temple of Victory at Himera, the Temple of Apollo at Syracuse,...


Oct 9, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the innovation during the 5th century BC in the realm of vase, wooden panel, and wall paintings

Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2017/10/057-classical-paintings.html

 

Intro by Ray Belli of the Words for Granted Podcast

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Sep 25, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the innovation during the 5th century BC in the realm of free-standing statuary in the round, stelai, and architectural relief

Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2017/09/056-classical-sculptures.html

 

Intro by Laura Carlson of The Feast Podcast

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Sep 11, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the Great Mother Cybele and her influence on the cult of Dionysos; some of the myths and the iconography of Dionysos; and Euripides’ Bacchae and the elements of Dionysiac worship

Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2017/09/055-dionysian-mysteries.html

 

Intro by Savannah...


Sep 4, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the Lenaia, the intricacies of Athenian Old Comedy, and what is known about the lives and works of the earliest comedic poets, including Aristophanes, whose eleven surviving works effectively define the genre today

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