Best Antiquity podcasts we could find (Updated October 2018)
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The Mirror of Antiquity features portraits of classical scholars that blend storytelling and academic research. Guests explore how their work on ancient Greece and Rome helps them understand the contemporary world and their own lives. Produced by Curtis Dozier with support from the Vassar College Department of Greek and Roman Studies.
 
In this series of ten video lectures Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and King’s College London, discusses the contributions of women intellectuals, mystics, and philosophers in ancient Greece, ancient China, the Islamic world, and medieval Europe. From Diotima to Christine de Pizan, we learn about the ideas of female thinkers and also about the challenges they faced in putting forward these ideas.
 
Welcome to Sex, Gender, and Power in Antiquity, a podcast that explores how ancient attitudes about sex and gender shed light on our contemporary issues, attitudes, and struggles.
 
La papyrologie est vraiment née au XIXe siècle avec la découverte de dizaines de milliers de papyrus grecs, latins, coptes ou encore arabes sur le sol d’Egypte ; des trésors documentaires inestimables qui ne cessent d’enrichir, renouveler, voire bousculer notre connaissance de l’Antiquité et de mille ans d’histoire méditerranéenne. Cette science, encore jamais représentée au Collège de France, est aujourd’hui la science de l’Antiquité qui a le plus fort potentiel de renouvellement avec une m ...
 
Discover how Louis XIV has turned the Palace of Versailles into a new Rome with the exhibition Versailles and Antiquity, from 13 November 2012 to 17 March 2013.
 
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An interview conducted between the host of spooksandspirits.com and myself concerning demons, both historical and present day.
 
In this episode, I explain why Southern Demonology has been away for much longer than expected and discuss past and upcoming horror movies.
 
What the study of antiquity means to five seniors graduating from Vassar College with degrees in Greek and Roman Studies
 
Loud music, 27 hours on a bike, and a crowd-sourced translation of a giant ancient dictionary
 
On the origin of the idea of “Europe” and of anti-Islamic rhetoric. You may be surprised to learn which one came first.
 
Suicide as an Escape from Sexual Violence for Livy’s Lucretia and Syrian War Victims
 
This podcast serves to draw a comparison between two works of literature that struggle with public policy that attempts to negate and neglects basic human rights.
 
The series ends with a look at Christine de Pizan and her response to misogynistic medieval literature, focusing especially on her role in the debate over Jean de Meun’s poem Romance of the Rose.
 
In this episode we examine late medieval English mysticism as a context for the work of the famous anchorite Julian of Norwich, and discuss her remarkable response to the problem of why there is evil in the world.
 
The most daring woman medieval philosopher was Marguerite Porete, whose teachings in her Mirror of Simple Souls led to her being executed in Paris at the beginning of the fourteenth century.
 
In this episode we learn about the writings of Mechthild of Magdeburg and Hadewijch, Beguine mystics who wrote respectively in medieval German and medieval Dutch and used the tropes of courtly love poetry to describe their relation to God.
 
Two great women philosophers of the twelfth century: Heloise, the student and lover of Peter Abelard, and the visionary mystic and natural philosopher Hildegard of Bingen.
 
The role of women intellectuals in Islam, focusing on the medieval period: the role of women in transmitting religious knowledge, and the achievements of female mystics (Sufis) like Rabi‘a.
 
We turn from ancient European culture to ancient India, and discuss the presentation of women sages in the Upanisads and a passage of the Mahabharata, in which a female mystic named Sulabha refutes a king’s pretensions to wisdom.
 
A number of late antique texts depict women engaged in philosophical debate, including the pagan martyr, mathematician, and philosopher Hypatia, Macrina, depicted on her deathbed discoursing on the immortality of the soul, and Augustine’s mother Monica.
 
To better understand the context within which ancient and medieval women lived and thought, we examine ideas about women in Plato’s Republic and Aristotle’s Ethics and Politics.
 
A look at letters ascribed to early female Pythagoreans and a discussion of Diotima and Aspasia, who appear as speakers in Plato’s dialogues Symposium and Menexenus.
 
How do you study a world that's been almost entirely lost? And when you do, what do you notice about the loss of our own cultural heritage? With Matthew Wright (University of Exeter).
 
Looking back on a life of activism through the lens of Herodotus and Thucydides, with Carolyn Dewald (Bard College).
 
What is it like to be the person who attempts to give those who don't know Ancient Greek access to Greek tragedies? A conversation with translator Rachel Kitzinger (Vassar College).
 
Introducing The Mirror of Antiquity: Where we see ourselves in the study of the ancient world
 
This week on Antiquity we wrap up Season 1. Your Hella Average History Lesson covers the legendary PS2 and "Why It Worked"! Make sure to like, subscribe, download, give us your feedback, and as always, stay Hella Average!Be on the lookout for Season 2 coming early 2018Like us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/HellaAverageGaming/ Follow us on ...…
 
This week on Antiquity your Hella Average History Lesson covers Sonic! Make sure to like, subscribe, download, give us your feedback, and as always, stay Hella Average!Like us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/HellaAverageGaming/ Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/HellaAvgGamingSubscribe to us on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel ...…
 
This week on Antiquity your Hella Average History Lesson covers PAC-MAN! Make sure to like, subscribe, download, give us your feedback, and as always, stay Hella Average!Like us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/HellaAverageGaming/ Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/HellaAvgGamingSubscribe to us on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/chann ...…
 
This week on Antiquity your Hella Average History Lesson covers Pinball Make sure to like, subscribe, download, give us your feedback, and as always, stay Hella Average!Like us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/HellaAverageGaming/ Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/HellaAvgGamingSubscribe to us on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channe ...…
 
This week on Antiquity your Hella Average History Lesson covers Neo Geo. Make sure to like, subscribe, download, give us your feedback, and as always, stay Hella Average!Like us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/HellaAverageGaming/ Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/HellaAvgGamingSubscribe to us on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/chann ...…
 
This week on Antiquity your Hella Average History Lesson covers Final Fantasy. Make sure to like, subscribe, download, give us your feedback, and as always, stay Hella Average!Like us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/HellaAverageGaming/ Follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/HellaAvgGamingSubscribe to us on YouTube:https://www.youtube.com ...…
 
In this episode, we provide an update on why we've been away so long (as well as an apology), announce our new website at southerndemonology.com, and go over a paranormal activity that was experienced while on a ghost tour in Williamsburg, VA.
 
In this Mothers Day episode, I run through some spooky stories involving my grandmother and mother, the two women who raised me. I love you mom! Break music is provided by purple planet music (http://www.purple-planet.com)
 
In this episode, we discuss ancient Judaism, how this complicates getting to the root of the demonic, and finally getting into exactly what the preternatural and a demon actually is.
 
In this episode of Southern Demonology, we begin a multi-part conversation regarding the preternatural and the nature of demons in addition to exorcism. In this first part, I go through my own religious experiences and how important this topic is.
 
In this episode of Southern Demonology, we take a look at how I arrived in Japan, the strange supernatural experience I had while living there, and some of the basic differences between the East and West when it comes to spirits.
 
The second podcast of Southern Demonology. In this episode, we cover the Dead Sea Scrolls: their history, impact upon academia, the prayer found in 4Q510-11, and some basics of Second Temple Judaism.
 
The inaugural podcast of Southern Demonology. In this episode, we cover what the show will and will not cover in addition to the Debtera priests of Ethiopia and their ability to craft protection scrolls based off from demonic energy.
 
Jean-Luc Fournet Collège de France Inaugural lecture: Written Culture in Late Antiquity and Byzantine Papyrology
 
1661. At the beginning of the personal reign of Louis XIV, Colbert began to put together the modest royal collection of antiquities. But it was in 1665 that the true turning-point occurred in the royal acquisition policy: After the indirect criticisms of the king's taste by the artist Bernini, Louis XIV revealed as never before his interest in ...…
 
1684 . The court had been in Versailles for 2 years, and Louvois had succeeded Colbert. The royal collection was given a new impetus with the regrouping of the collections previously in the Tuileries palace and with some ambitious planned purchases.The Salons of Versailles were redecorated to display the Glory of the King!…
 
1684 . The court had been in Versailles for 2 years, and Louvois had succeeded Colbert. The royal collection was given a new impetus with the regrouping of the collections previously in the Tuileries palace and with some ambitious planned purchases.The Salons of Versailles were redecorated to display the Glory of the King!…
 
1674 : Louis XIV commissioned a large set of sculptures for the park of the Palace of Versailles. These sculptures, intended for the Water Parterre were « designed to be an extensive commentary on the effects of the Sun God on the order of the world and on the arts, based on the unity of man and nature ».…
 
1674 : Louis XIV commissioned a large set of sculptures for the park of the Palace of Versailles. These sculptures, intended for the Water Parterre were « designed to be an extensive commentary on the effects of the Sun God on the order of the world and on the arts, based on the unity of man and nature ».…
 
Discover how Louis XIV has turned the Palace of Versailles into a new Rome with the exhibition Versailles and Antiquity, from 13 November 2012 to 17 March 2013.
 
1687 : A collection of antiquities was installed on the Latona Fountain. Of the 18 marble sculptures decorating the different tiers of the centrepiece, 15 were copies of antique original...
 
Discover how Louis XIV has turned the Palace of Versailles into a new Rome with the exhibition Versailles and Antiquity, from 13 November 2012 to 17 March 2013.
 
1687 : A collection of antiquities was installed on the Latona Fountain. Of the 18 marble sculptures decorating the different tiers of the centrepiece, 15 were copies of antique original...
 
Set-up of the exhibition Versailles and Antiquity, the antique sculptures of Louis XIV returns to the Palace.
 
1st September 1715 : the longest reign in France's history comes to an end...Although not as exceptional as those of the great Roman families, the collection of antiques left by Louis XIV remains signicant, and given the difficulties he overcame to enrich it, is fairly remarkable.
 
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