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Greek mythology and history inspire Janell Rhiannon's adult mythology series, The Homeric Chronicles. In this podcast series, she shares how her research informed major plot structures and the various surprises that cast new light on old (and new) Trojan War characters. Her ultimate goal is to elevate the female voices of the Trojan War era, bringing a wider female audience to a genre that is most typically geared toward masculine perspectives. **For exclusive content become at Myrmidon Elite Member @ https://greekmythologyretold.supercast.tech/

Greek Mythology Retol‪d‬ Janell Rhiannon

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Greek mythology and history inspire Janell Rhiannon's adult mythology series, The Homeric Chronicles. In this podcast series, she shares how her research informed major plot structures and the various surprises that cast new light on old (and new) Trojan War characters. Her ultimate goal is to elevate the female voices of the Trojan War era, bringing a wider female audience to a genre that is most typically geared toward masculine perspectives. **For exclusive content become at Myrmidon Elite Member @ https://greekmythologyretold.supercast.tech/

    Achilles: Super Men of Greek Mythology, Part 2 of 2

    Achilles: Super Men of Greek Mythology, Part 2 of 2

    Part 2 of 2: Continuing the exploration of Achilles "history" with myth-facts about his childhood and training. And how his role in the Trojan War as a combat veteran and commander shaped his most intimate relationships.

    • 29 min
    Achilles: Super Men of Greek Mythology, Part 1 of 2

    Achilles: Super Men of Greek Mythology, Part 1 of 2

    An exploration of Achilles "history" with myth-facts about his childhood and training. And how his role in the Trojan War as a combat veteran and commander shaped his most intimate relationships.

    • 37 min
    Hellen of Sparta and Troy: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology

    Hellen of Sparta and Troy: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology

    An exploration of how Helen of Troy and Sparta became the symbolic spark of the Trojan War. As a favorite of Aphrodite, she endured the goddess’ blessings and curses. The Wonder Women of Greek Mythology series focuses on the female characters of the Trojan War era.

    • 37 min
    Briseis: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology, Part 2 of 2

    Briseis: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology, Part 2 of 2

    Part 2 of 2: Continuing the exploration of how Briseis played a crucial part in Achilles life. Part two looks at how their relationship could have developed based on extant sources. By examining Achilles’ response to Agamemnon’s bribery and Briseis’ laments for Patrokles and Achilles, we’re able to glimpse an endearing portrait of one of the most famous Iliadic heroines. The Wonder Women of Greek Mythology series focuses on the female characters of the Trojan War era.

    • 24 min
    Briseis: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology, Part 1 of 2

    Briseis: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology, Part 1 of 2

    Part 1 of 2: An exploration of how Briseis played a central role in the civil war between Achilles and King Agamemnon. Taken as a war prize, she rose in status to become the wife of Achilles’ heart. The Wonder Women of Greek Mythology series focuses on the female characters of the Trojan War era.

    • 24 min
    Andromache: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology

    Andromache: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology

    An exploration of how Andromache’s experience of the Trojan War typified that of women in the ancient world. Unlike her Greek counterparts, Andromache lived through the war, day by day, alongside her husband, Hektor. The Wonder Women of Greek Mythology series focuses on the female characters of the Trojan War era.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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George Votzourakis ,

A different take

A refreshing approach to explaining the Homeric works . An innovative way of looking at the impact of these strong women. One gripe Andromache pronunciation should have the emphasis on the Second a, and the end should ‘hi’ not ‘ka’.

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