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Occasional reflections on the wisdom of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. More at https://figsinwinter.blog - Please consider supporting Stoic Meditations. (cover art by Marek Škrabák; original music by Ian Jolin-Rasmussen, www.jolinras.info). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It's not just about ancient Greece. It's about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek texts give us access to: from Egypt and Babylon, to Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we'll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics will include archaeology, literature, and philosophy. New episode every month.
 
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. I mean, how did they come up with this stuff? Gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everything in between. Regular episodes every Tuesday, conversatio ...
 
Learn Greek with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at GreekPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Start your morning with news that matters in just 10 minutes. Our host Niala Boodhoo and a team of award-winning journalists will bring you the latest scoops from the White House and Congress, analysis on the economy and insight into the trends shaping your world -- from China to AI, and all the forces shaping the next five years. And it’s all delivered in Smart Brevity® - a clinical, concise coverage style that respects your time. About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 20 ...
 
Greek Myths are arguably the most influential stories ever told, with their influences seen everywhere today. From the iconic Medusa logo (Versace) to the Nike Wings of Vicotry (Nike). But what about the Greek Myths has set it apart from the others? In a world in which Olympians are petty, vain, short-tempered, and even roguish, it's hard to understand what makes it have such a lasting impression. Our podcast focuses on how unfortunate the Greeks were when they garnered the attention of an O ...
 
Homilies from Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral - Fr. Apostolos Hill, Dean of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Phoenix, AZ, delivers a timely message in a humorous and straightforward preaching style as he draws from his various life adventures to underscore the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to save and to heal broken humanity.
 
NHM Dialogues is a “behind the scenes” look at the conversations and controversies that inspire, complicate, and create the National Hellenic Museum’s work. With topics from Greek Holidays to Classical Mythology, come join us for more casual conversations with NHM Resident Scholar Dr. Katherine Kelaidis & Manager of Programs & Events Cairo Dye and the occasionally a special guest, these are the conversations we have behind closed doors while we plan for NHM’s videos, special exhibitions, and ...
 
This is the weekly episodic podcast co-hosted by former fraternity brothers, and now comedians in their 30's, Carlos Garcia and Chris Moore. While Season 1 let them dive into their past fraternity life and laugh at greek life culture and its portrayal in the media. Season 2 let the guys go mainstream. Letting them focus on different topics each week, with their own comedic twist. Now back for Season 3, the guys are doing the best of both worlds! Catch them chat news, pop culture, hilarious p ...
 
Welcome to Against the Lore, the myth-busting ancient history podcast! Picking up on a hot news topic of the week, we look back on Greek, Roman and Near Eastern history to see if ancient lore can help us get to the core of modern-day issues. Featuring Barney, Meg and Zenia, our experts on Near Eastern, Greek and Roman history, and Flo, our resident psychopomp. If you don't know what that is, you should probably listen to this podcast.
 
Unabridged philosophy audiobooks including writing by Plato (Parmenides), Aristotle (Economics) and Cicero (On Moral Duties). Topics discussed include ethics, justice, law, logic, metaphysics, God, happiness, love and beauty. Each book has been streamlined by merging separate LibriVox recordings into a single seamless whole with no interruptions. Painting: La Perle et la vague by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry.
 
Join the hosts of New Humanists and founders of the Ancient Language Institute, Jonathan Roberts and Ryan Hammill, on their quest to discover what a renewed humanism looks like for the modern world. The Ancient Language Institute is an online language school and think tank, dedicated to changing the way ancient languages are taught.
 
Flourish and feel alive in mind, body and soul - the Greek way! Join radio personality Kiki Vale on Kefi L!fe, a podcast that will enlighten listeners to discover ways to prosper in life and seize moments. The energy and essence of our episodes is to lead you to a life where all is well - Ola Kala!
 
“Exegetically Speaking” is a weekly podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, IL and the Lanier Theological Library. Hosted by Dr. David Capes, former Dean of the School of Biblical & Theological Studies and Professor of New Testament, it features language experts discussing the importance of learning the biblical languages—Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek—and showing how reading the Bible in the original “pays off.” Each podcast lasts between seven and eleven minutes and covers a dif ...
 
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LTAMB is highlighting trailers for other similar independent shows from people that are doing good things and that you might be interested in. This is a trailer for two podcasts: Classically Trained and Peopling the Past. You can find Classically Trained on Apple and Spotify, and Myth Dynamite on Apple and Spotify, or wherever you're listening to t…
 
In this episode we tell the tale of ancient athletes that competed (and cheated) to win the Ancient Olympic games. We encounter an Emperor who bribes his way into winning, athleticism without pants, and a lot of foot races. —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check o…
 
A labor reform bill that Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said would bring Greece in line with the rest of Europe and align the country’s labor laws with the digital age was passed late on Wednesday after a contentious debate in Parliament. The bill also set rules on remote work, expand paternity rights, and includes safeguards against …
 
John 9:1-38 At that time, as Jesus passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. And his disciples asked him, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" Jesus answered, "It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be made manifest in him. We must work the works of him who sent me, whil…
 
In this episode, Katie & Cairo discuss the origins of the Proxenia, or Matchmaker, and matchmakings history and evolution in Greek Culture. Enjoying NHM Dialogues? Check out the other ways to engage with NHM below! NHM YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/NatlHellenicMuseum NHM Online Exhibitions: https://nhmdigitalexhibitions.omeka.net/exhibits N…
 
The latest episode of our Hard Truths series examining systemic racism in America takes a look at the multi-billion dollar marijuana industry. Today: the obstacles that two Black Latinas had to overcome when they chose to start their own businesses in the overwhelmingly white marijuana industry. Guest: Chanda Macias, CEO of Ilera Holistic Healthcar…
 
He was born in Egypt around the year 300. After receiving a vision in a dream, his mother consecrated him to God as a monk, and he became a disciple of Abba Pambo (July 18) when scarcely more than a child. He was a fellow-disciple with St John the Dwarf (November 9), who later wrote his life. Païsius excelled in ascetical labors, and was granted ma…
 
In this episode, Katie & Cairo discuss ancient Greek comedy & satire as a genre and its resonances in comedy throughout history, and how it is reflected in writers across time, from Mel Brooks to William Shakespeare. Lindsey Ellis' Video Mel Brooks, The Producers and the Ethics of Satire about N@zis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62cPPSyoQkE Books…
 
Was Alexander the Great really that *great* on his own? Or did he owe much of his success to the work of his father Philip II of Macedonia? Joining us to discuss the matter is Adrian Goldsworthy, military historian and author of the new book Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors. A video version of this episode is available on YouTube at: http…
 
Let’s go back to a moment earlier this week when President Biden was talking to the press in Geneva about his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin had done a lot of lying to reporters in his presser. But when it was Biden’s turn to face the media, things got a little testy... Plus, how TV is embracing queer people and stories. And, a…
 
Liv speaks with Leesa Charlotte of the Sweetbitter podcast (all about Sappho!), they talk... Sappho, sexuality, and the papyrology scandal you never knew you needed. Listen to Sweetbitter here or wherever you get your podcasts. You can find the Flame: A Podcast Musical wherever you listen to podcasts. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault…
 
An honored Roman commander in Tripoli of Phoenicia, he was described as being 'of great physical stature, powerful, strong and bold in battle'. When it was learned that he was a Christian and had given grain to the poor from the imperial storehouse, the governor Hadrian, a great persecutor of Christians, sent Hypatius, a military commander, and The…
 
Who were the U.S. Presidents? What did they do? How did they do it? Why should you care? Chapo Trap House's Matt Christman and Chris Wade will attempt to demystify all 46 U.S. Presidents in this new limited series podcast, discussing how these guys rose to power and how they executed that power as a product of the historical and material circumstan…
 
Dr. Paul Anderson, Professor of Biblical and Quaker Studies at George Fox University, observes that while some scholars have not viewed John’s Gospel as a reliable source of historical information because of its theological Christ-hymn in John 1:1-18, its Greek vocabulary and form actually suggest it was added to the Gospel by John the Elder after …
 
The House voted yesterday to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, after the Senate unanimously did so on Tuesday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., falling on the day in 1865 that enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas learned they were free - more than two years after emancipation was announced. Plus, culture clash at t…
 
16. Make Veggies Your Bestie! This week, Kiki wraps up the Nutrition Program Series with a spotlight on vegetables. Today's Lexi: Φλεγμονή — Fleg-monee (Inflammation) In this episode: This week, Kiki wraps up the Nutrition Program Series with a spotlight on vegetables. Registered Dietician Colleen Coffey has returned to shed light on the misconcept…
 
'Saint Botolph was born in Britain about the year 610 and in his youth became a monk in Gaul. The sisters of Ethelmund, King of East Anglia, who were also sent to Gaul to learn the monastic discipline, met Saint Botolph, and learning of his intention to return to Britain, bade their brother the King grant him land on which to found a monastery. Hea…
 
Over the last year Turkey’s drones have seen action in conflicts ranging from Nagorno Karabakh, to Syria, to Libya, with the flagship of Turkey’s drone fleet, the Bayraktar TB2, at the center of international attention. In a recent piece in War on the Rocks, expert Aaron Stein highlights Turkey’s drone program, with an eye on how Ankara has pioneer…
 
I spent years and years thinking of what's the 'perfect' place to live until I decided that there is no such place and I could either accept the place I currently am at, or try and change some things if I can. The grass is greener where you water it, namastay healthy and happy. find all transcripts here support on patreon sign up to the newsletter …
 
He was born to pious Christian parents on Cyprus. Known for his piety and purity of life, he was became a clergyman, then was made Bishop of Amathus by St Epiphanios (May 12). He served faithfully as bishop in Cyprus for many years, finally reposing in peace. At this time there were still many pagans in Cyprus, and he worked tirelessly as a mission…
 
As Bulgaria prepares for its second election in three months on July 11th, Bulgarians are confronted by a number of political scandals and allegations of corruption. Some of these allegations include accusations against the former Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, who has dominated Bulgarian politics over the last decade. Meanwhile, the United States …
 
Jonathan and Ryan dive into Alan Jacobs’s book The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis. This book stars C.S. Lewis, Simone Weil, W.H. Auden, Jacques Maritain, and T.S. Eliot, and on this episode of New Humanists, your hosts tease out the implications for our current transhumanist moment, hitting on technology, education, t…
 
A new Axios Special Report, in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, sheds some light on the predatory practices American hospitals are using to collect on patients' debt. Medical debt makes up 58% of all debt collections in the U.S. and has caused hundreds of thousands of Americans to file for bankruptcy. Plus, the overlooked role of Latinos …
 
Sappho was a very real woman, a poet of the island of Lesbos, the "Tenth Muse", and she almost definitely loved men and women. The origin of terms Lesbian and Sapphic, a true icon. 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…
 
"He was one of the greatest men of Serbia who ruled the kingdom after king Dušan. Upon the death of King Uroš, Lazar was crowned King of Serbia by Patriarch Ephraim. He sent a delegation to Constantinople, including a monk called Isaiah, to plead for the removing of the anathema from the Serbian people. He went to war on several occasions against t…
 
Another triple reading series ep, we’re spoiling you listeners. We start off with a profile of Data For Progress’s new found clout with Dems in the drivers’ seat, but who’s data? And what progress? Then it’s on to the Federalist, for an author who’s simply furious that a living wage for fast food workers might make their precious burritos cost a fe…
 
Whether you are starting your sex conquests for the very first time, or one of our more experienced listeners: We could ALL learn more about sex. That is why this week, Carlos and CMO sit back, pick up the ancient texts and review the Kama Sutra! What were their favorite positions from the good book of love? Find out this week on the FratChat Podca…
 
President Biden was in Brussels for his first in-person NATO summit on Monday, where he stressed the importance of the transatlantic alliance, telling European allies that "America is back." During the summit President Biden also held his first face-to-face meeting with Turkish President Erdogan. Both President Biden and President Erdogan stated th…
 
Andrew Burlingame, an alum of Wheaton’s Classical Languages program, is Assistant Professor of Hebrew at Wheaton College within the Department of Modern and Classical Languages. He was at the time of recording a Ph.D. candidate in Northwest Semitic Philology, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, but he has since gr…
 
The G7 Summit, a meeting of some of the world's wealthiest democracies, wrapped up yesterday in Cornwall, England. What are the takeaways from President Biden's first foreign trip? Plus, a new government in Israel. And forecasting the short-term future for work, life and play. Guests: Axios' Dave Lawler, Barak Ravid and Erica Pandey. Credits: Axios…
 
He was born to wealthy parents in Syracuse of Sicily. He entered monastic life and in time became a priest in the service of Patriarch Nikephoros. Because of his great and well-known zeal for the holy icons, he was cruelly persecuted by a succession of iconoclast emperors. Around 815, he was sent as an ambassador to Rome on behalf of the Patriarch,…
 
She was born of Christian parents, and by the age of seven was already living as a true Christian. She boldly preached Christ to the maidens with whom she played, and for this was brought before the governor during the persecutions of Diocletian. Despite her young age she would not deny Christ to save her life. After horrible tortures, she was left…
 
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