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Monday, February 19, 2018

070 - The Goddess of Seduction

In this episode, we discuss the myths, iconography, and cultic worship of Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty, love, sexual pleasure, and procreation

Primary Sources:
Text/Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

069 - Slaves and Foreigners

In this episode, we discuss the notion of the barbaroi in Greek culture; the origins and philosophical theories for slavery; and the legal status and type of roles (and importance) that slaves and metics (foreign residents) had in the Athenian economy