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. This isn't your average storytelling podcast: Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the insane 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.
Liv reads Book Nine of the Iliad, translated into prose by Samuel Butler. This is not a standard episode, it's simply a reading of the Iliad. For regular episodes look for any that don't have "Liv Reads the..." in the title!
Here's a list Greek to Roman names to help you out:Zeus =...
Liv speaks with Danielle LaRose of Tiger's Hearts Collective, an all woman theatre company performing Troilus and Cressida (virtually) on May 25th for #CanadaPerforms. We talk Shakespeare, women in theatre, feminism, mythology, and Homer in general. And, of course, all about Shakespeare's...
Liv reads Book Eight of the Iliad, translated into prose by Samuel Butler. Here's a list Greek to Roman names to help you out:
Zeus = Jove/Jupiter
Hera = Juno
Athena = Minerva/Pallas Minerva
Ares = Mars
Aphrodite = Venus (Cyprian goddess); also sometimes her mother is Dione