Peopling the Past, Video #3: Megan Daniels talks about the Phoenicians

In the third instalment of our video series, Dr. Megan Daniels discusses the migration of the Phoenicians around the Mediterranean and their cultural interactions with the Greeks and Romans, including the sharing of religious traditions and myths.

Peopling the Past Podcast, Episode #4: Athenashville: Parallel Parthenons with Katie Petrole

In this episode, we are joined by Katie Petrole, Director of Education at the Nashville Parthenon.

Join us, as Katie brings the Parthenon to life through a discussion of its to-scale replica in Nashville, guiding us through how an ancient Greek might have experienced the space.

Blog #2: Why Did People Dedicate Images of Nude Females in the Past? Considering Meaning and Intent Behind the Iconography with Dr. Megan Daniels

Hello All! I’m Megan Daniels, part of the Peopling the Past team. Officially, I’m Assistant Professor of Ancient Greek Material Culture at UBC, but my interests go way beyond the ancient Greek-speaking world. I’m driven to study big-picture approaches to cultural interaction, commercial exchange, migration, religion, and ideology across the ancient Mediterranean and western Asia,Continue reading “Blog #2: Why Did People Dedicate Images of Nude Females in the Past? Considering Meaning and Intent Behind the Iconography with Dr. Megan Daniels”

Peopling the Past, Video #2: Mara Horowitz talks about Bronze Age Cookpots

Dr. Mara Horowitz joins us in our second instalment of the Peopling the Past video series, in which she discusses the manufacture and use of cooking pots in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Bronze Age, including what developments in cookware can tell us about changes in past societies.

Peopling the Past Podcast, Episode #3: Life Aquatic with Dylan Rogers: Monumental Water Displays in the City of Victory

On this episode of the peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Dylan Rogers.

Join us as we talk about the sensory experience of water in ancient cities, the role of water in domestic and public contexts, monumental water displays, and Nikopolis.

Blog #1: The Past in Pieces: How Pottery Gets Us to People with Dr. Christine Johnston

In this post Dr. Christine Johnston talks about her work on ancient economics and trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Western Asia during the Bronze Age (around 2000 to 1000 BCE).