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The History of Ancient Greece

Jan 22, 2018

In this episode, we discuss the various ways in which the ancient Greeks traveled, whether it was via land or sea; the physical layout of the port of Piraeus and the commercial activity that took place there; the mining district of Thorikos and how silver was mined for coinage and how coins were struck; farming techniques...


Jan 15, 2018

‪In this episode, we discuss the myths, iconography, and cultic worship of Hephaistos (the god of fire, metalworking, and blacksmiths) and Hermes (the messenger god of trade, deceit, travelers, and borders)

Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2018/01/067-hephaistos-and-hermes.html

 

Intro by Abel Kay...


***Bonus Episode of Stephanie Craig's The History Fangirl Podcast: The Oracle of Delphi***

Jan 14, 2018

Visiting Greece can be overwhelming, with the number of historical landmarks to visit. But the Oracle of Delphi, high up in the mountains, is one of the most beautiful, and most memorable, places to visit. The history of the site is enthralling, the views are enchanting, and everywhere you look, you see echoes of why...