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109 Sokrates In this episode, we discuss the life and death of Sokrates (ca. 470-399 BC), who is widely considered to be the father of western philosophy, with in-depth overviews of Aristophanes' Clouds and Plato's dialogue Euphyro, Apologia, Krito, and Phaido.  Show Notes:
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109 Sokrates In this episode, we discuss the life and death of Sokrates (ca. 470-399 BC), who is widely considered to be the father of western philosophy, with in-depth overviews of Aristophanes' Clouds and Plato's dialogue Euphyro, Apologia, Krito, and Phaido.  Show Notes:
108 The Thirty Tyrants In this episode, we discuss the aftermath of the Peloponnesian War at Athens, including the reign of the Thirty Tyrants, the Athenian civil war, and the restoration of the democracy    Show Notes:
107 Sparta Triumphant In this episode, we discuss the final two years of the Peloponnesian War (405-404 BC), including the comedic play "The Frogs" by Aristophanes; Lysander's elevation to Persian satrap, his rebuilding of the Peloponnesian fleet, his tactical moves in the Hellespont, and his crushing victory over the Athenians at Aegospotami; the besiegement and blockade of Athens; and the Athenians surrender and the terms of the peace treaty.   Show Notes:
106 Frustrations and Poor Decisions (Part II) In this episode, we discuss the years 409-406 BC of the Peloponnesian War, including the Athenians’ achieving control in the Hellespont and Bosporus, Alcibiades’ triumphant return to Athens, the ascension of Lysander and his bromance with Cyrus, the Athenian defeat at Notium and the disgrace of Alcibiades, Kallikratidas victory over Konon at Mytilene, and the subsequent Battle of Arginusae with its disastrous consequences for the Athenians. Show Notes:
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Invitation to Join in on Classical Wisdom's Symposium October 24/25! From the folks over at Classical Wisdom!   Classical Wisdom’s World-Wide Inaugural: SYMPOSIUM 2020 POWER & POLITICS WITH SPECIAL GUEST AUTHORS AND ACADEMICS   Streaming Live | October 24-25, 2020 (starting 10am Saturday / starting 11am Sunday)   This is your opportunity to join an exclusive online Symposium with some of the greatest thinkers on the ancient worlds. Immerse yourself in the Classical World for a weekend of wit and wisdom (and wine!) that will return you to the modern world refreshed and inspired by the Ancients.   Join our live streaming conference to partake in inspiring conversation with leading authors and distinguished professors in Ancient History, Philosophy and Mythology. It will begin with a morning of engaging and insightful presentations. Then, each afternoon, you can indulge in the revered Classical Experience of the Symposium: brilliant discussion with the grape of Gods. We will recreate this unique experience with an online wine tasting and presentation followed by a stirring panel discussion. It will be the most enjoyable, inspiring Symposium dedicated to understanding Power and Politics.   12 SPEAKERS, 1 WEEKEND OF ANCIENT WISDOM   -- (All times Eastern Daylight/ New York Time) --   Saturday October 24, 2020 10am Liz Gloyn | Monsters, Power And Control 11am Neville Morley | Thucydides, Power and Negotiation 12am Lisa Anderson-Zhu | Power and Politics in Art 1:30pm James S Romm | Philosophers, Kings, and Philosopher-kings 2:30pm Michael Fontaine | How to Drink: A Classical Guide toImbibing 3:30pm LIVE: Wine Tasting | Bonner Private Wine Club 4pm LIVE PANEL: How Has the Concept of Power Changed? Liz Gloyn, Neville Morley and James S Romm   Sunday October 25, 2020 11am Adriel M. Trott | How Slavery Threatens the "Political" in Aristotle's Polis 12pm Donald Robertson | Politics and Anger in Marcus Aurelius 1pm Mary Townsend | Power and Pleonexia: The Desire for More 2pm Aaron Smith | Morality and Political Power 3:30pm Mary Naples | The Thesmophoria: Feminine Consciousness in Ancient Greece 4:30pm Massimo Pigliucci | How to be a Stoic when Facing Modern Politics 5:30pm LIVE: Wine Tasting | Bonner Private Wine Club 6pm LIVE PANEL: What Power Does the Individual have in Politics? A.A. Long, Massimo Pigliucci and Donald Robertson
***Bonus Episode of A.D History's What Was The Relationship Like Between Rome & Ancient Greece? & Exploring the Hopewell Tradition | 101AD-110AD Feat. Ryan Stitt*** For the first episode of the A.D. History Podcast's second season, hosts Paul K. DiCostanzo and Patrick Foote sit down with the host of The History of Ancient Greece Podcast (THOAG) Ryan Stitt; to discuss the relationship between Ancient Greece and Rome during the late Roman Republic and early Roman Empire Period. Yet kicking off this episode, Patrick delves into the little known Hopewell Tradition of ancient North America.
***Special Guest Episode on Classics and White Supremacy w/Curtis Dozier*** In today's special guest episode, I am joined by Dr Curtis Dozier, Assistant Professor of Greek and Roman Studies at Vassar College. He is the producer and host of The Mirror of Antiquity, a podcast featuring classical scholars discussing the intersections of their research, the contemporary world, and their own lives. More importantly to our discussion, He is also the director of Pharos: Doing Justice to the Classics, a website devoted to documenting and responding to appropriations of ancient Greece and Rome by hate groups online. We discuss some of the reasons how, as well as why, White Supremacists have taken to coopting Classical imagery to support their twisted world views.   Show Notes:
***Bonus Episode of Fan of History's Ancient Greece with Ryan Stitt Part 2*** Special Episode with Ryan Stitt of The History of Ancient Greece Podcast: The story continues in the 2nd and final part of this two part series on the relationship between Greece and the Near East prior to 500 BCE    Fan of History Podcast Website: YouTube: Facebook:
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