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Author: Ryan Stitt

Ryan Stitt
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Full Bio : Ryan Stitt is the Host of the History of Ancient Greece Podcast. Ryan graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics and History in 2011 and attended graduate school for Classics at the University of California-Los Angeles. Ryan currently serves as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. He coaches youth football in his spare time, and being originally from south-central Pennsylvania, he is a lifelong Philly sports fan. Ryan can be reached by e-mail at [email protected] or on Twitter @greekhistorypod.

089 The Breakdown of Peace

In this episode, we discuss the mid-5th century BC history of two areas that were important economically and politically to Athens--the west (the Sicel...

088 Thucydides and Periclean Politics

In this episode, we discuss the life, influences, drawbacks, and positives of the “Father of Scientific History”, Thucydides; and the domestic political scene in Athens...

087 Rhetoric and the Sophists

In this episode, we describe the development of rhetoric in the ancient Greek world as an art that could be studied and employed in the...

086 Early Astronomy

In this episode, part four of five on a series on Greek philosophy, mathematics, and science in the 5th century BC, we describe the...

085 Mathematics and Early Pythagoreans

In this episode, part three of five on a series on Greek philosophy, mathematics, and science in the 5th century BC, we describe the...

084 Pluralists and Other Physiologoi

In this episode, part two of five on a series on Greek philosophy, mathematics, and science in the 5th century BC, we describe the...

083 Eleatics and Atomists

In this episode, part one of four on a series on Greek philosophy, mathematics, and science in the 5th century BC, we describe the lives, influences, and...

082 The Leader of the Muses

In this episode, we discuss the myths, iconography, and cultic worship of Apollo, the god of music, poetry, prophecy, truth, healing, medicine, plague, light, and...

081 Orphism, Omens, and Oracles

In this episode, we discuss the myths, iconography, and cultic worship of Orpheus and his Mysteries; the Orphic Hymns and the Orphic Theogony; the...

080 Hekate and Magic

In this episode, we discuss the myths, iconography, and cultic worship of Hekate, the goddess associated with magic, sorcery, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants,...

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