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The most entertaining and enraging stories from mythology told casually, contemporarily, and (let's be honest) sarcastically. Greek and Roman gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the wild things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the ancient world. Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between. Regular episodes every Tuesday, conversations with authors and scholars or readings of an ...
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Liv reads the Latin author Quintus Smyrnaeus' The Fall of Troy, translated by AS Way. In the only surviving source retelling the end of the Trojan War, Troy reels after the Amazon Penthesilea's death. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's a reading of an ancient…
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THE SYMPOSIUM OF THE CAESARS. Written by the Roman emperor Julian. Translated from the ancient Greek and directed by Jeremy Swist. Recorded by Jeremy Swist and fellow cast members. Recordings engineered by Christopher Swist at Evenfall Studio in Spofford, New Hampshire, USA. Produced in loving memory of Lawrence P. Swist. Find further details on th…
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Liv speaks with Dr Jeremy Swist about the emperor Julian, his work, and Jeremy's translation and production of the Symposium of the Caesars, coming out on the next episode of the podcast! Find further details on the production here. Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: mythsbaby.com/sources-attribu…
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Liv continues the horror that is Ovid's Ars Amatoria by looking at his tips and tricks being utilized in Augustan Imperial Roman epic poetry. It's dark. Be warned. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: This work is horrifying and promotes absurd levels of misogyny and assault, obviously Liv is provided comm…
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Liv is joined by Imogen Briscoe to talk Ovid's Ars Amatoria, the Art of Love, aka the first pick up artist playbook. Did Ovid create the 2000 years of misogyny we've had since? Nope, but he sure made it worse with this one! Read more from Imogen on Twitter and at the Ekklesia Magazine. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus…
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The story of Pygmalion is... so much. Plus, the time a man "fell in love" with a statue. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. So…
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Liv reads Quintus Smytnaeus' the Fall of Troy, translated by AS Way. The epic picks up where the Iliad left off, Hector is dead and the Trojans now have help from the Amazons and their queen, Penthesilea. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! This is not a standard narrative story episode, it's a reading of an anc…
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Liv re-listens to the very first episode of the show, plays it back to you and breaks it down to add more detail, context, corrections, and to just... bask in the wonder of seven years ago Liv and her view on the mythology. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Give…
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Liv is joined by debut author Meagan Cleveland to talk THEBES... And her new YA novel, Riddles of the Sphinx, about Oedipus' underrated daughter/sister, Ismene. Follow Meagan on Instagram. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically invol…
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Revisiting one of the most controversial women of myth... Medusa is never just one thing: her history, variations on her story, interpretations... There's a whole wide world of Medusa and this episode attempts to touch upon just a fraction of ancient sources and versions. Monster? Beautiful woman? Survivor? Mother? One of three mortal queens? Medus…
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Liv speaks with returning guest CW Marshall about ancient Greek Theatre! Toph goes through the culture of it all, the festivals, the winners and losers, how and why a play gets made, and who pulls the strings... Plus, Euripides is the best, as always. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek…
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Revisiting the must underrated of Olympians... Hephaestus beyond the drama: the importance and lasting impact of the god of the forge (there are *robots*!). CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. Sources…
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Liv reads Hesiod's Works and Days, translated by HG Evelyn-White, a text that's about mythology and also... farming. Plus, it gets the prize of one of the Most Misogynistic Ancient Texts. Congratulations, Hesiod! This was recorded December 26, 2023. Help keep LTAMB going by subscribing to Liv's Patreon for bonus content! CW/TW: far too many Greek m…
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