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September 24, 1991 -- A Milestone In Music

On one momentous day in rock history, three groundbreaking albums were released: Nevermind by Nirvana, The Low End Theory by Tribe Called Quest and Blood Sugar Sex Mag...

Encore Presentation: Code 12: Sacred Symbolic Numbers of Homer - Pt. 2

We continue our encore presentation, with our second part of our inquiry into whether there is a secret number system hidden in The Iliad and The Odyssey. Dr. Gary...

Encore Presentation: Code 12: Sacred Symbolic Numbers of Homer - Pt. 1

In an encore presentation, we revisit one of the seminal topics of this podcast: Is there a secret number system hidden in The Iliad and The Odyssey? Did Homer convey ...

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 13

Chapter 13, whereupon Odysseus finally reaches the shores of his beloved home, Ithaca, but not without his Phaeacian helpers incurring the wrath of Poseidon.

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 12 - Goddesses, Gods & Monsters

One of the most colorful passages in the entire work, in chapter 12, Odysseus recounts his encounters with the Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis and the cattle of Helios!

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 11

Odysseus journeys to Hades, the underworld, where he learns his fate and the fate of those he loves.

Podcast Crossover - Make Matriarchy Great Again - Circe - Novel by Madeline Miller

It's a podcast crossover! Join in as we share an episode from our sister podcast, "Make Matriarchy Great Again." (If you haven't subscribed, please do. You'll love it...

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 10 - Circe

Odysseus. Circe. She's our Matron (34 Circe, right?). Whose side do you think we're on? ;-)

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 9

Odysseus relays the story of the cyclops. Need we say more?

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 8 - Birth of the Olympics?

Let the games begin! Join us as we discuss chapter 8 of the Odyssey wherein King Alcinous present athletic games in honor of their royal guest, Odysseus. Dr. Gary Sti...

Whoops! Missed a Chapter! Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 5

Looks like we skipped a chapter in our odyssey with The Odyssey! Join us as we discuss chapter 5 of The Odyssey wherein the Gods gather in council to discuss the fate ...

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 7

By day, Odysseus enters the Palace of King Alcinous under the protective mist of Athena. By nightfall, he is offered that hand of the princess in marriage. Join Se...

Classical World at the Movies - Hallmark's "The Odyssey" (1997)

It's Hollywood Time again! Join us as we review the 1997 TV miniseries, "The Odyssey." Produced by Hallmark Entertainment and Francis Ford Coppola, the series was hi...

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 6

Odysseus has washed up on shore after a violent storm caused by Poseidon. He lays safe in a wooded field. After a long night of deep, much-needed sleep, he awakens t...

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 4

Telemachus learns information that gives him hope that his father Odysseus may still be alive. Meanwhile, back at the palace, his mother's suitors plan his demise.

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 3

With the hoards of suitors overrunning the ancestral palace, Telemachus sets off in search of his father Odysseys as the goddess Athena, in disguise, guides his way. ...

Classical Studies 101 - The Odyssey - Cha 2

And so begins the journey-- Chapter One of The Odyssey. Odysseus has been gone for the ten long years of the Trojan War and now must lead his comrades home to Ithaca....

Classical World at the Movies - Ulysses (1954)

We return to the world of cinema to review the 1954 film "Ulysses." Starring Golden Age icons Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn, "Ulysses" is a product of 1950s Italian ...

Classical Studies 101 - Introduction to The Odyssey

Join us for the story that gave birth to the adventure tale! It is a story of a man of many twists and turns who braved mountain and sea, gods and monsters all to find...

Parallax Sports - Are Sports Irrelevant Now?

The return and rebirth of an exciting series on the 34 Circe Salon Parallax Channel-- Parallax Sports! In this series we'll drill down deep in the world of sports to ...

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Summary Review

Join us as Sean Marlon Newcombe and Dr. Gary Stickel review the masterwork that we've explored for the last few weeks: The lliad. The Foundational work of Western Euro...

Classical World At The Movies - Cleopatra (1963)

A legendary queen renown for a brilliance, charisma and seductiveness that affected the course of three ancient empires . A legendary movie renown for an opulence, fin...

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Cha 24 - It All Ends

We may gaze across 3000 years of glory and glamour, across endless waves of fallen warriors crashing, endless tangles of lovers' bodies twisting, visions of cities los...

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Cha 23 - Funeral Games

With Hector slain, Achilles now mourns the death of Patroclus with a series of athletic competitions-- the funeral games. Shortly, the attack on Troy will take place ...

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Cha 22 - The Death of Hector

The final confrontation. Achilles. Hector. Fate decreed the outcome. The will of the Gods be done. With Hector's death would die the hopes of all Troy. The end i...

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Cha 21 - The Gods In Conflict

The goddesses and gods choose sides and come to blows! It's chapter 21 and the end is near! Achilles is unleashed and takes on the Trojans while above in Olympus, th...

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Cha 20 - The Beginning of the End

Chapter 20-- when all will start to come to its fruition as decreed by Goddesses and Gods. In this chapter, the Olympians choose sides and Achilles and Hector finally ...

Classical World at the Movies - Hercules (2014)

Join Sean Marlon Newcombe and Dr. Gary Stickel as they discuss the 2014 film "Hercules" starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. One of the most famous Ancient heroes of al...

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Cha 19

Achilles is armed and ready. The Greeks huddle up and plan. The blood is about to flow.

Classical Studies 101 - The Iliad - Cha 18

One of the most lyrical chapters in the Iliad, in chapter 18, Achilles grieves over the death of Patroclus and steels himself to return to battle.

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