An Ancient Greek language podcast about texts and topics, ancient and not so ancient
In which I talk about my new podcast with Andreas, ἑλληνιζώμεθα, as well as Boethius, and the Gaelic poet and translator John Maclean
In which I discuss what it is that binds us together
Wondering where I've been, a short update about life, family, and all, in this time of pestilence.
In this episode two of the new series at Ὁ διὰ νυκτὸς διάλογος we take a look at the story of what happens when a shepherd gets exactly what he asked for, a short story from Colson's Stories and Legends.
In this new series 2 of Ὁ διὰ νυκτὸς διάλογος I take you through short readings with Greek-language explanation, starting with a story from Colson's Stories and Legends
In which I resume podcasting!
In which I read a short couple of selections from Rouse's A Greek Boy.
In which I read, and and then simplify, the story of Orontas from Anabasis 1.
In which I share three brief stories from Colson's Myths and Legends.
In which a very tired Seumas talks a very little about his daughter and how watching her teaches him about language.
In which I provide a reading from chapter 2 of Lingua Graeca Per se Illustrata!
In which I talk briefly about a new microphone and the start of new classes in the new academic year, and little else.
In which I relate a love story, from my Conversational Greek class.
In which I talk falteringly about Sebastian Castellio
In which I talk extremely briefly about the problem of textbooks and their presentation of slaves.
In which I talk briefly about new classes I have begun this week.
In which I relate two stories from Colson, and provide simple repetition and questions based on them.
In which I talk briefly about the physical description of Paul in the Acts of Thecla.
In which, in lieu of a genuine dialogue, I read a moving passage from Melito's On Pascha, which I'm currently teaching.
In which I read and relate two brief stories from Moss's Greek Reader.
In which I revisit the topic of my name, and the languages that spawned it.
In which I talk briefly and awkwardly about Hermas' third vision.
In which I relate and retell some of the opening paragraphs of Lysias 12, Against Eratosthenes.
In which I talk briefly about whether it's easier to discuss the gods or mortals.
In which I talk about not very much for not very long.
In which I talk about the new edition of Origen's Περὶ Ἀρχῶν by John Behr
In which I talk about the last king of Attica, in two versions, and make countless inflectional errors
A mini-episode in which I complain about pain in my ear, which is why there is no real episode this week.
In which I talk about the repeated testimonies to Asklepius in the Italian Athenaze
In which I talk a bit more about renaissance Greek books, and for the last time for a little while.
In which I talk briefly about two renaissance Greek scholars.
In which I talk briefly about some basic vocabulary for discussing grammar, in ancient Greek.
In which I relate, and explain, a short story about a man with a most terrible disease!
In which I relate, and explain, a short story from Charles Moss' Easy Greek Reader, in simple Greek.
In which I talk briefly about a new, Ancient Greek novella, ὁ κατάσκοπος, written by Jacob Gerber.
In this episode I talk a little about Melito of Sardis, and his sermon 'On Pascha'.
In this episode, I talk a little about pronunciation schemes....
In this first episode, I speak a little about myself, my family, and languages, τὰ πάντα ἑλληνιστί