Blog Post #34: Monsters and Myths with Adrienne Mayor

In October, Peopling the Past brings you interviews and reflections from scholars whose work investigates monsters and demons in the ancient world, examining their meaning and symbolism and their deeper connections to human experiences past and present.

In our first instalment of this series, we interview Adrienne Mayor, an author and classical folklorist who investigates natural knowledge contained in pre-scientific myths and oral traditions.

Blog #23: Graduate Student Feature with Phoebe Thompson

In this week’s graduate student feature, we highlight the work of Pheobe Thomson, an MPhil student at the University of Cambridge, whose research examines how past peoples of the Mediterranean interpreted geological phenomena as they constructed sacred landscapes.