On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we hear from Dr. Carolyn M. Laferrière. Here, she discusses the role of music, art and religious ritual in the context of the Vari Cave, and the ways in which we can use the framework of sensoryscapes to understand how ancient peoples would have experienced this sacred space.
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Podcast Season 1, Episode 5 – Building a Mystery: Festival Processions with Laura Gawlinski
On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Laura Gawlinski, Associate Professor in the Department of Classical Studies at Loyola University.
Follow along as she discusses the role of processions and festivals in the ancient Greek world, highlighting her own research on the so-called mysteries of Andania, a little-known festival in Messenia.
Video #1: Disability in Ancient Greece with Dr. Debby Sneed
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!