17 episodes

The Mythology & Fiction Explained podcast is a weekly show that aims to cover all sorts of Mythological tales and crazy fiction.
Many of these episodes have come from the popular Youtube channel Mythology & Fiction Explained.

Mythology & Fiction Explained Marios Christou

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The Mythology & Fiction Explained podcast is a weekly show that aims to cover all sorts of Mythological tales and crazy fiction.
Many of these episodes have come from the popular Youtube channel Mythology & Fiction Explained.

    Episode 17: Satyrs & Fauns - The Goatmen of Greek & Roman Mythology

    Episode 17: Satyrs & Fauns - The Goatmen of Greek & Roman Mythology

    Today we explore the stories behind the Satyr and Faun as they appeared in both Greek and Roman mythology. We take a look at the different types and how the two differed in appearance and personality.

    • 11 min
    Episode 16: Amazons - The Most Feared Warrior Women of Greek Mythology

    Episode 16: Amazons - The Most Feared Warrior Women of Greek Mythology

    Today we take a look at a tribe of fierce warrior women that the ancient Greeks referred to as the Amazons. An isolated tribe of warrior women who were very accustomed to the spartan way of life, they had many queens and took part in a many wars as they could but were they even women to begin with? We take a look at who they were, where they came from and where in Greek mythology they were mentioned.

    • 14 min
    Episode 15: The Strange Locations of the Cthulhu Mythos

    Episode 15: The Strange Locations of the Cthulhu Mythos

    Today we take a look at some of the most popular strange locations that appear in the work of H.P Lovecraft and the Cthulhu mythos.
    These include Arkham, a hub for the supernatural. Innsmouth, the sleepy fishing town where the deep ones hide. Dunwhich, the home of a true terror. The Nameless City, home to a mysterious race of reptiles. Carcosa, the ruins of a once great city. Hyperborea, a harsh and unforgiving frozen wasteland. R'lyeh the underwater city where the great Cthulhu slumbers.

    • 14 min
    Episode 14: Lucifer - The Story Behind the Fallen Angel

    Episode 14: Lucifer - The Story Behind the Fallen Angel

    Today we take a look at the fall of Lucifer and how he went from the most beautiful angel in heaven to a grotesque demon who ruled hell. We examine the references in biblical scriptures and how Lucifer and Satan became the same figure. We then take a look at how Lucifer and Satan are represented in two works of literature, Dante's Inferno and John Milton's Paradise Lost

    • 12 min
    Episode 13: Hestia - Goddess of the Hearth & Sacrificial Flame

    Episode 13: Hestia - Goddess of the Hearth & Sacrificial Flame

    In today's episode we take a look at some Greek mythology with Hestia, the Goddess of the Hearth & Sacrificial Flame. Hestia is one of the first six Olympian deities and perhaps the least mentioned because of her commitment to keeping the sacred hearth burning. We examine the few stories she appears in, how she was viewed in overall Greek religion, how her worship took place and why it was so important.

    • 12 min
    Episode 12: The Jersey Devil - The History Behind New Jersey's Most Famous Cryptid

    Episode 12: The Jersey Devil - The History Behind New Jersey's Most Famous Cryptid

    Today we take look at the history and alleged sighting involving New Jersey's most famous Cryptid, the Jersey Devil!

    • 13 min

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