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Tune in each Monday for a new episode of Historaholics Podcast. Join host C.J. Lane and a guest for a journey through pivotal and poignant moments of history, with an eye for the less discussed side of the story.

Historaholics Podcast CJ Lane, Kent Taylor

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Tune in each Monday for a new episode of Historaholics Podcast. Join host C.J. Lane and a guest for a journey through pivotal and poignant moments of history, with an eye for the less discussed side of the story.

    Frank Lloyd Wright: The Taliesin Murders Revisited

    Frank Lloyd Wright: The Taliesin Murders Revisited

    This week C.J. is joined by Lacey Jane, a Madison-based artist whose work can be found on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/laceyjanesartexpressions) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/laceyjanesdesigns/). They discuss their recent trip to Taliesin and the murder of Mamah, her two children, and four other people, at the hands of Julian Carlton.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ancient Poetry Part Three

    Ancient Poetry Part Three

    This week C.J. keeps it short by talking about more ancient poetry by discussing Greek poetry, including some of the works of Alkman, Anakreon, Archilochos, and Homer.

    • 24 min
    Ancient Poetry Part Two: The Orphic Hymns

    Ancient Poetry Part Two: The Orphic Hymns

    This week C.J. reads and discusses some selections from the Orphic Hymns, a collection of ancient Greek poetry ascribed to Orpheus, a legendary hero.

    • 18 min
    James Tilly Matthews Part One: Bedlam in the House of Commons

    James Tilly Matthews Part One: Bedlam in the House of Commons

    This week C.J. talks about the incident in the House of Commons that led to James Tilly Matthews’ incarceration at Bedlam.

    • 37 min
    Poetry of the Ancient World Part One: The Cannibal Hymn and Others

    Poetry of the Ancient World Part One: The Cannibal Hymn and Others

    This week C.J. Talks about ancient poetry, including an Egyptian poem called the Cannibal Hymn, a Babylonian poem, and two poems by Sappho

    • 22 min
    The Eleusinian Mysteries: the Cult of Demeter and Persephone

    The Eleusinian Mysteries: the Cult of Demeter and Persephone

    This week C.J. talks about one of the mystery religions of the Mediterranean, the Eleusinian rites. This religion was centered around a nine-day festival that celebrated Persephone rising from the underworld.

    • 31 min

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