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Legendary Passages - Greek/Roman Myths

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Short summaries and readings of classical mythology (Hercules, Atlantis, Trojan War, etc.) Email: LegendaryPassages@gmail.com

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Short summaries and readings of classical mythology (Hercules, Atlantis, Trojan War, etc.) Email: LegendaryPassages@gmail.com

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Short, yet comprehensive!

By Legendary Passages - Mar 22 2015
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Finally a podcast about greek mythology!

iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
0
0
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Short, yet comprehensive!

By Legendary Passages - Mar 22 2015
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Finally a podcast about greek mythology!
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Legendary Passages - Greek/Roman Myths

Latest release on Dec 16, 2019

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Short summaries and readings of classical mythology (Hercules, Atlantis, Trojan War, etc.) Email: LegendaryPassages@gmail.com

Rank #1: LP0106 pDoG2-2-3 Children of Corinth

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Legendary Passages #0106, Pausanias' Description of Greece, Book [2.2.3], The Children of Corinth. Previously, Medea's children were killed after they brought poisoned gifts for their father's...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

May 02 2019

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Rank #2: LP0108 pDoG1-26-4 Marathonian Bull

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Legendary Passages #0108, Pausanias' Description of Greece, Book [1.26.4], Marathonian Bull. Previously, Theseus found his father's sword and sandals, killed the Marathonian Bull, and volunteered...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Jul 01 2019

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Rank #3: LP0100 dsLoH4-56-3 The Birth of Theseus

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Legendary Passages #0100, Diodorus Siculus, Library of History [4.56.3], The Birth of Theseus. The next 25 episodes cover the early adventures of Theseus, son of Aegeus. In this passage, he...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Jan 30 2019

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Rank #4: LP0101 ovMeta7-322 Medea & Aegeus

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Legendary Passages #0101, Publius Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses Book 7 [322], Medea & Aegeus. Previously, Medea convinced the daughters of Pelias to slay their father. In this passage, they do...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Feb 11 2019

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Rank #5: LP0102 LoA3-15-2 Kings of Athens

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Legendary Passages #0102, Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library Book 3 [3.15.2], Kings of Athens. This passage recounts the genealogy and history of Theseus, his father Aegeus, his father Pandion the...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Mar 07 2019

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Rank #6: LP0105 pDoG1-44-6 The Corinthian Isthmus

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Legendary Passages #0105, Pausanias' Description of Greece, Book [1.44.6], The Corinthian Isthmus. Previously, Theseus traveled the road from Troezen to Athens around the Saronic Gulf. In this...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Apr 16 2019

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Rank #7: LP0109 Bacchy17 The Athenian Youths

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Legendary Passages #0109, Bacchylides' Odes, [XVII.], The Athenian Youths. Previously, Theseus had many adventures on his way to Athens before volunteering to be sent to the Minotaur's Labyrinth....

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Aug 02 2019

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Rank #8: LP0099 -XXV ARGO- The End of the Argo, from Diodorus' Library of History

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Legendary Passages #0099 -XXV ARGO- The End of the Argo, from Diodorus' Library of History. Previously, Medea tricked the daughters of Pelias into killing their own father. In this passage, the...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Dec 31 2018

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Rank #9: LP0104 plLoT6 Labors of Theseus

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Legendary Passages #0104, Plutarch's Life of Theseus, Section [VI.], Labors of Theseus. Previously, Theseus learned that he was the son of Aegeus, king of Athens. In this passage, Theseus makes his...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Apr 08 2019

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Rank #10: LP0103 plLoT1 The Parallel Lives

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Legendary Passages #0103, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, Life of Theseus [I. - VI.] The Parallel Lives. This passage begins Plutarch's comparison between the Life of Theseus and the Life of Romulus,...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Mar 27 2019

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LP0114 philE1A14 Pasiphae & Semele

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Legendary Passages #0114, Philostratus the Elder, Imagines Book 1, Image 14, Pasiphae & Semele. Previously, Theseus abandoned Ariadne on Naxos, where she was rescued by the god Dionysus. In...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Dec 16 2019

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LP0113 cat64b Ariadne's Curse

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Legendary Passages #0113, The Poems of Catullus, Part II of Poem [64], Ariadne's Curse. Previously, Catullus described a couch covered with images of Theseus and Ariadne. Here the passage continues...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Dec 11 2019

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LP0112 cat64a Of the Argonauts & Ariadne

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Legendary Passages #0112, The Poems of Catullus, Part I of Poem [64], Of the Argonauts & Ariadne. Previously, Princess Ariadne was abandoned by Theseus on the island of Naxos. In this passage...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Dec 05 2019

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LP0111 ovHero10 Ariadne's Letter

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Legendary Passages #0111, Ovid's Heroides, Epistle [X.], Ariadne's Letter. Previously, with Ariadne's help Prince Theseus defeated the Minotaur and escaped the Labyrinth. In this passage Ariadne...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Oct 31 2019

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LP0110 plLoT17 The Black Sail

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Legendary Passages #0110, Plutarch's Life of Theseus, Section [XVII.], The Black Sail. Previously, the time had come for the third tribute of Athenian youths to be sent to Crete, with no hope of...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Sep 30 2019

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LP0109 Bacchy17 The Athenian Youths

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Legendary Passages #0109, Bacchylides' Odes, [XVII.], The Athenian Youths. Previously, Theseus had many adventures on his way to Athens before volunteering to be sent to the Minotaur's Labyrinth....

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Aug 02 2019

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LP0108 pDoG1-26-4 Marathonian Bull

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Legendary Passages #0108, Pausanias' Description of Greece, Book [1.26.4], Marathonian Bull. Previously, Theseus found his father's sword and sandals, killed the Marathonian Bull, and volunteered...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Jul 01 2019

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LP0107 plLoT13 Tribute

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Legendary Passages #0107, Plutarch's Life of Theseus, Section [XIII.], Tribute. Previously, after many labors Theseus arrived at Athens, drove off the witch Medea, and was recognized by his father...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Jun 01 2019

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LP0106 pDoG2-2-3 Children of Corinth

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Legendary Passages #0106, Pausanias' Description of Greece, Book [2.2.3], The Children of Corinth. Previously, Medea's children were killed after they brought poisoned gifts for their father's...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

May 02 2019

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LP0105 pDoG1-44-6 The Corinthian Isthmus

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Legendary Passages #0105, Pausanias' Description of Greece, Book [1.44.6], The Corinthian Isthmus. Previously, Theseus traveled the road from Troezen to Athens around the Saronic Gulf. In this...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Apr 16 2019

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LP0104 plLoT6 Labors of Theseus

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Legendary Passages #0104, Plutarch's Life of Theseus, Section [VI.], Labors of Theseus. Previously, Theseus learned that he was the son of Aegeus, king of Athens. In this passage, Theseus makes his...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Apr 08 2019

Play

LP0103 plLoT1 The Parallel Lives

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Legendary Passages #0103, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, Life of Theseus [I. - VI.] The Parallel Lives. This passage begins Plutarch's comparison between the Life of Theseus and the Life of Romulus,...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Mar 27 2019

Play

LP0102 LoA3-15-2 Kings of Athens

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Legendary Passages #0102, Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library Book 3 [3.15.2], Kings of Athens. This passage recounts the genealogy and history of Theseus, his father Aegeus, his father Pandion the...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Mar 07 2019

Play

LP0101 ovMeta7-322 Medea & Aegeus

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Legendary Passages #0101, Publius Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses Book 7 [322], Medea & Aegeus. Previously, Medea convinced the daughters of Pelias to slay their father. In this passage, they do...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Feb 11 2019

Play

LP0100 dsLoH4-56-3 The Birth of Theseus

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Legendary Passages #0100, Diodorus Siculus, Library of History [4.56.3], The Birth of Theseus. The next 25 episodes cover the early adventures of Theseus, son of Aegeus. In this passage, he...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Jan 30 2019

Play

LP0099 -XXV ARGO- The End of the Argo, from Diodorus' Library of History

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Legendary Passages #0099 -XXV ARGO- The End of the Argo, from Diodorus' Library of History. Previously, Medea tricked the daughters of Pelias into killing their own father. In this passage, the...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Dec 31 2018

Play

LP0098 -XXIV ARGO- Medea & The Argo, from The Library of Apollodorus

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Legendary Passages #0098 -XXIV ARGO- Medea & The Argo, from The Library of Apollodorus. Previously, the Argonauts had many adventures on their quest to obtain the Golden Fleece. In this...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Nov 17 2018

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LP0097 -XXIII ARGO- Fables of the Argo, from the Fables of Hyginus

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Legendary Passages #0097 -XXIII ARGO- Fables of the Argo, from the Fables of Hyginus. Previously, the Argonauts launched from Iolcus, getting sidetracked by the women of Lemnos. In this passage...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Nov 05 2018

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LP0096 -XXII ARGO- The Chariot (Part 7) of Euripides' Medea

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Legendary Passages #0096 -XXII ARGO- The Chariot (Part 7) of Euripides' Medea. Previously, Medea slew both the King and Jason's bride. In this passage, she completes her revenge, and escapes to...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Oct 31 2018

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LP0095 -XXI ARGO- The Messenger (Part 6) of Euripides' Medea

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Legendary Passages #0095 -XXI ARGO- The Messenger (Part 6) of Euripides' Medea. Previously, Medea sent her children with a poisoned crown & robes to the daughter of Creon. In this passage, she...

Mythology read aloud in twelve minute serials. Think ancient legends told as bedtime stories....

Sep 07 2018

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iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Short, yet comprehensive!

By Legendary Passages - Mar 22 2015
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Finally a podcast about greek mythology!