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The History of Ancient Greece

***Bonus Episode of Alison Innes's and Darrin Sunstram's MythTake: From the Vault--Crossover Episode with Jeff Wright and Ryan Stitt***

Dec 31, 2018

It’s New Year’s Eve and that means out with the old and in with the new! While cleaning out the MythTake vault, we found this unreleased recording from earlier this year, so we’re wrapping it up and giving it to you now.

In the summer of 2018, four intrepid podcasters– Alison, Darrin, Ryan, and Jeff– headed...


Dec 24, 2018

In this episode, part four of five on a series on Greek philosophy, mathematics, and science in the 5th century BC, we describe the earliest astronomical observations and calculations in ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt and their influence on ancient Greek astronomy; the various planets and star constellations found...


Dec 10, 2018

In this episode, part three of five on a series on Greek philosophy, mathematics, and science in the 5th century BC, we describe the lives, influences, and various theories and discoveries made by Greece's earliest mathematicians, including Thales, Pythagoras, Hippasus and the early Pythagoreans, Oenopides, Hippocrates,...


Nov 26, 2018

In this episode, part two of five on a series on Greek philosophy, mathematics, and science in the 5th century BC, we describe the lives, influences, and various theories put forth by the Pluralist School (Anaxagoras, Empedocles, and Archelaus), as well as by various other Pre-Socratic physiologoi (aka natural...


***Bonus Episode of Dominic Perry's The History of Egypt Podcast: An Egyptian Odyssey (Passage to Greece)***

Nov 21, 2018

Ancient Egypt and the Greeks of Mycenae.

It's time to set sail! We journey far from Egypt to visit lands only whispered about until now. We are visiting Greece and the lands of Mycenae, who in 1370 BCE were beginning to make their mark on the international scene.

This episode was originally a "double feature" of Mycenae...