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Joe Franks is ‘radio noir’

Joe Franks had a voice that could take you to another world. Thanks to those at NPR.

What of Daphne?

Rob reviews the submerged messages of Bernini's APOLLO AND DAPHNE. Yes, it's beautiful statue, but what is the REAL message?

Guests that have been on the show!

Want to know who has appeared on the show? Rob puts up a list of historians, writers and musicians that use the ancient world as their muse.

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An Opinion on Ancient Troy by Rob CaiN

Put a kingdom where you can bottleneck the movement of adventurers. Own the land, the sea, and the highest hill and you are a power to be reckoned with. In that age, the riches were …

april 8, 2022

Bad Helen of Troy

Helen in Hell “And were you pleased?” they asked of
Helen in Hell. “Pleased?” answered she, “when all
Troy’s…

november 30, 2021

An Opinion on Ancient Troy by Rob Cain

Put a kingdom where you can bottleneck the movement of adventurers. Own the land, the sea, and the highest hill and you are a power to be reckoned with. In that age, the riches were …

april 8, 2022

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Prof Richard Interview

Professor Carl Richard was featured on the podcast “Washington Wore a Toga”.  The following is a transcript of the interview that was first published on the blog in 2011

The decades ball

My cousin sent me a heads up. It seems there is a yearly event called The Decades Ball, at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City…

UP POMPEII

I noticed that someone dropped in on my blog site after googling the following: Funny skits about the Roman Empire.  One place to go to if you are looking for such…

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