Today for our last blog entry about modern constructions of east and west, Dr. Carolina López-Ruiz talks to us about the marginalisation of the Phoenicians, and the struggle to focus on the under-represented peoples of the ancient Mediterranean.
Tag Archives: Greek Archaeology
Blog Post #72: Solving the Riddle of the Sphinx with Thierry Petit
Today we continue to explore modern constructions of east and west with Thierry Petit, who discusses the origins and significance of the Sphinx in the ancient Mediterranean.
Blog Post #66: Dealing with the Living Dead: The Vampire of Mytilene with Sandra Garvie-Lok and Hector Williams
Today we continue with our blog theme of the undead in the classical world! This time we take a look at the work of Sandra Garvie-Lok and Hector Williams, who take us on a journey through the origins of the modern vampire, vampire folklore, and the story of The Mytilene Vampire.
Blog Post #61: Graduate Student Feature with Camille Acosta
Peopling the Past is back with a new graduate feature blog post! This week we take a look at the work of Camille Acosta, a PhD candidate at UCLA, who researches burial practices of migrants in classical Athens.
Blog Post #56: Lessons from the Past: Archaeology and Migration, with Megan Daniels￼
We embark on a new theme for the month of April – human migration in the past. Our blog editor, Megan Daniels, presents some of the research she conducted on the history of migration in archaeology and its broader social and political ramifications for her recently-published edited volume, Homo Migrans: Modeling Mobility and Migration in Human History.
Blog Post #54: Assassin’s Creed in the Classroom with Debra Trusty
This week for gaming month, we take a look at the work of Debra Trusty, an Archaeologist who uses Assassin’s Creed as a teaching tool alongside the more traditional Classical sources.
Blog Post #48: Treading grapes and crushing olives: the production of wine and oil in the ancient Mediterranean with Dr. Emlyn Dodd
In the second installment of our food-and-drink-themed blog series, we look at the work of Dr. Emlyn Dodd, an archaeologist who explores ancient wine and oil production across the Mediterranean.
Video #12: Chelsea Gardner talks about Ancient Tainaron
In the twelfth instalment of the Peopling the Past video series, Dr. Chelsea Gardner, Associate Professor of Ancient History in the Department of History & Classics at Acadia University, discusses the ancient site of Tainaron at the southern tip of the Peloponnese, including the mythical entrance to the underworld located there and the people who travelled to the site in search of sanctuary.
Podcast Season 1, Episode 11 – Making Waves in the Aegean: Lana Radloff and the Milesian Seascape
On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Lana Radloff, Sessional Lecturer in the Department of Classical Studies at Bishop’s University.
Listen in, as she discusses her research on seascapes, the ancient sensory experience of the Mediterranean, and the city of Miletus.