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

Dr. Dylan Rogers

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Dylan Rogers, lecturer in Roman Art and Archaeology in the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia.

Follow along as we we discuss the sensory experience of water in ancient cities, the role of water in domestic and public contexts, monumental water displays, and Nikopolis.

Want to learn more? Check out these articles by Dr. Rogers:

Aquatic Pasts & the Watery Present: Water and Memory in the Fora of Rome

Shifting Tides: Public Water-Displays in Roman Greece

The Hanging Garlands of Pompeii: Mimetic Acts of Ancient Lived Religion

See also:

Dr. Rogers’ personal website

The Guidebook to Nikopolis by Konstantinos Zachos

Wikipedia entry on Nikopolis

No Bones About It: Climate Change in the Ancient World with Flint Dibble Peopling the Past

In this episode, Dr. Flint Dibble joins us to discuss his work on zooarchaeology and climate change in the Iron Age.
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  2. The Sound of Music: Art and Ritual with Carolyn M. Laferrière
  3. Building a Mystery: Festival Processions with Laura Gawlinski
  4. Athenashville: Parallel Parthenons with Katie Petrole
  5. Life Aquatic with Dylan Rogers: Monumental Water Displays in the City of Victory

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