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Posted on May 19th, 2024 in Honest Museum Signs by Elizabeth W. Thill

Acquisition no. 6: A museum information sign for a portrait of an unknown young man, who looks like he did all the drugs. This episode of Honest Museum Signs brought to you by CLAS-C 361 Ancient Roman Revolutions. Social media is full of series that feature the greatest works of ancient art. This is not …

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Posted on May 16th, 2024 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 75: In which Roma and Mars revisit a terrible plan to invade California and rescue a statue, and Minerva discusses maritime law. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on CNN.com – and by CLAS-A 301 Classical Archaeology. MARS, ROMAN GOD OF WAR: Minerva! Remember when …

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Posted on April 19th, 2024 in Courses by Elizabeth W. Thill

Have you ever wondered if mystical forces control your life in ways you can barely conceive? Have you ever wondered if those forces might be petty, violent, and prone to irrational fits of jealousy? Have you ever wondered if those forces occasionally get bored, decide to prank some humans by wandering around on earth disguised …

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Posted on April 5th, 2024 in Ancient Influencers, Classes by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient Influencers brought to you by CLAS-B 311 Sex and Gender in the Ancient World – Because modern-day minds and media have nothing on the past. In the first episode (spoiler!) of House of the Dragon, the soon-to-be-fridged–queen-mother warns her daughter Rhaenyra Targaryen that childbirth is a woman’s battlefield. And boy, does her …

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Posted on March 26th, 2024 in Ancient Influencers, Classes by Elizabeth W. Thill

This episode of Ancient Influencers brought to you by CLAS-C 361 Ancient Roman Revolutions – Because modern-day minds and media have nothing on the past. Once again the candidates for the USA presidency are really (really) old white men we’ve all seen before. But that shouldn’t be surprising, given the origins of Republican government. In …

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Posted on March 8th, 2024 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 74: In which the members of the Underworld Scientific Academy discover artificial intelligence, and (re?)visit a villa. This episode of Real Housewives of Hades (a Mt. Olympus spin-off) brought to you by the latest archaeological news on SmithsonianMagazine.com – and by CLAS-C 361 Ancient Roman Revolutions. [SETTING: Underworld Scientific Academy] PLINY THE ELDER, ANCIENT SCIENTIFIC …

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Posted on March 4th, 2024 in Classes, Featured, Students, Upcoming by Elizabeth W. Thill

Want to enhance your growth as a citizen of the world? Ask timeless big-picture questions while learning marketable skills? Expand and unlearn what you thought you knew about Ancient Greece and Rome? Draw connections to the past in your field of study? Whether you are minoring in Classical Studies, or taking courses to expand your view …

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Posted on February 6th, 2024 in Mythology Pitch Meetings by Elizabeth W. Thill

Meeting 13: In which Hercules battles a monster and kicks a crab, and his nephew Iolaus tries and fails to invent germ theory. This episode of Mythology Pitch Meetings brought to you by CLAS-C 205 Classical Mythology. Have you ever wondered how your favorite Classical Myths came to be? This is absolutely not how that …

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Posted on July 28th, 2023 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 67: In which a Syrian mosaic ends up in a Californian garage, and the goddesses blame Zeus for American antiquities laws. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest archaeological news on CNN.com – and by CLAS-C 205 Classical Mythology. [SETTING: Breakfast in the Palace of the Gods] ZEUS, …

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Posted on May 13th, 2023 in Real Housewives of Mt Olympus by Elizabeth W. Thill

Episode 59: In which King Charles’ coronation celebration and crown jewel policy confuse the gods, as well as the rest of the modern world. This episode of Real Housewives of Mt. Olympus brought to you by the latest repatriation news on CNN.com – and by CLAS-A 301 Classical Archaeology. ROMA, GODDESS OF ROME (entering with VICTORIA, GODDESS …

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