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The History of Ancient Greece

May 21, 2018

In this episode, we discuss the medical and philosophical writings on women’s bodies, particularly the Hippocratic Corpus and Aristotle, on the topics of menstruation, pregnancy, and the “wandering womb”; the various methods and techniques for contraception, abortion, and exposure; the legal procedure for divorces...

***Bonus Episode of Drew Vahrenkamp's Wonders of the World: The Pantheon of Rome***

May 1, 2018

Back to Rome for a meeting with Hadrian, the roving emperor.  Ryan Stitt from the History of Ancient Greece podcast discusses the "Greekling" and his most impressive monument, the Pantheon: the best preserved Roman temple anywhere.

A fascinating soul: bearded, homosexual, Hadrian travels to the farthest reaches of the...