Literature and History

By Doug Metzger

A podcast covering Anglophone literature from ancient times to the present.

  1. 1.
    Episode 85: River
    1:56:25
  2. 2.
    Episode 84: Manichaeism
    1:58:31
  3. 3.
    Episode 83: Gnosticism
    2:15:34
  4. 4.
    Episode 82: Zoroastrianism
    2:19:25
  5. 5.
    Episode 81: Revelation
    2:17:58
  6. 6.
    Episode 80: The General Epistles
    2:03:35
  7. 7.
    Episode 79: The Pauline Epistles
    2:17:01
  8. 8.
    Episode 78: The Book of Acts
    2:15:34
  1. 9.
    Episode 77: The Gospels
    2:40:07
  2. 10.
    Episode 76: Judea Under Herod
    1:51:57
  3. 11.
    Episode 75: Dusk and Starlight
    2:06:23
  4. 12.
    Episode 74: Marcus Aurelius (The Meditations)
    1:51:05
  5. 13.
    Episode 73: The Golden Ass (Apuleius' The Golden Ass)
    2:34:30
  6. 14.
    Episode 72: Bread and Circuses (Juvenal's Satires)
    1:51:15
  7. 15.
    Episode 71: The Gods Depart (Statius' Thebaid)
    2:16:29
  8. 16.
    Episode 70: Rome's Forgotten Epic (Statius' Thebaid)
    1:55:04
  9. 17.
    Episode 69: Rome's Comic Novel (Petronius' Satyricon)
    2:00:08
  10. 18.
    Episode 68: Love Means Sin (Seneca's Phaedra)
    1:34:30
  11. 19.
    Episode 67: Jaws Dripping Blood (Seneca's Thyestes)
    1:12:48
  12. 20.
    Episode 66: Stoicism, Seneca, St. Paul
    1:34:19
  13. 21.
    Episode 65: Seneca and the Julio-Claudians (The Life of Seneca)
    2:06:34
  14. 22.
    Episode 64: Ovid's Exile (The Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto)
    1:39:27
  15. 23.
    Episode 63: All Is in Flux (Ovid's Metamorphoses, Books 11-15)
    2:11:18
  16. 24.
    Episode 62: A Curious Passion (Ovid's Metamorphoses, Books 6-10)
    2:06:40
  17. 25.
    Episode 61: Changes of Shape (Ovid's Metamorphoses, Books 1-5)
    2:14:32
  18. 26.
    Episode 60: How to Make Love to a Roman (Ovid's Art of Love and Cure for Love)
    1:49:30
  19. 27.
    Episode 59: Early Ovid (Amores, Heroides)
    1:30:09
  20. 28.
    Episode 58: She Caught Me with Her Eyes (Propertius' Poetry)
    1:43:41
  21. 29.
    Episode 57: The World Grows Dim and Black (Virgil's Aeneid, Books 10-12)
    1:58:24
  22. 30.
    Episode 56: I Shall Release Hell (Virgil's Aeneid, Books 7-9)
    1:58:22
  23. 31.
    Episode 55: Among the Shades (Virgil's Aeneid, Books 4-6)
    2:23:08
  24. 32.
    Episode 54: Out of Troy (Virgil's Aeneid, Books 1-3)
    2:12:32
  25. 33.
    Episode 53: Then Came Hard Iron (Virgil's Georgics)
    1:52:54
  26. 34.
    Episode 52: White Flowers Die (Virgil's Eclogues)
    1:49:39
  27. 35.
    Episode 51: Horace and Augustan Age Poetry
    1:42:48
  28. 36.
    Episode 50: Our Brutal Age (Horace's Poetry)
    1:52:24
  29. 37.
    Episode 49: The Strange Roots of Love (Catullus' Poetry)
    1:54:59
  30. 38.
    Episode 48: The Right and the Expedient (Cicero's Career, 62-43 BCE)
    1:35:27
  31. 39.
    Episode 47: O Tempora, O Mores (Cicero's Career, 80-62 BCE)
    1:41:36
  32. 40.
    Episode 46: The Republic at Twilight (Cicero's Early Life)
    1:33:36
  33. 41.
    Episode 45: The Uncuttables (Lucretius' On the Nature of Things and Epicureanism)
    1:49:48
  34. 42.
    Episode 44: Homo Sum (Terence's The Brothers)
    1:55:16
  35. 43.
    Episode 43: On the Move (Plautus' The Rope)
    1:55:14
  36. 44.
    Episode 42: The Beginnings of Roman Literature
    1:50:46
  37. 45.
    Episode 41: Everything So Far
    1:22:51
  38. 46.
    Episode 40: Hellenism and the Birth of the Self
    1:54:40
  39. 47.
    Episode 39: Medea and the Argonauts (Apollonius' Jason and the Argonauts)
    1:36:31
  40. 48.
    Episode 38: The Epic Anti-Hero (Apollonius' Jason and the Argonauts)
    1:51:45
  41. 49.
    Episode 37: The New Comedy (Menander's Old Cantankerous)
    1:38:17
  42. 50.
    Episode 36: War and Peace and Sex (Aristophanes' Lysistrata)
    1:40:26

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