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.
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.
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”
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.
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.
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).
In this video, Dr. Debby Sneed discusses the study of disability and accessibility in the ancient Greek world, including the construction of ramps at the healing sanctuary of Asclepius at Epidaurus!
On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast we catch up with Dr. Katherine Harrington, as she talks us through her work on the role of women in the Athenian economy.