Greek Mythology Retold
By Janell Rhiannon
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Greek mythology and history inspire Janell Rhiannon's adult mythology series, The Homeric Chronicles. In this podcast series, she shares how her research informed major plot structures and the various surprises that cast new light on old (and new) Trojan War characters. Her ultimate goal is to elevate the female voices of the Trojan War era, bringing a wider female audience to a genre that is most typically geared toward masculine perspectives.
||CleanPenelope: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology||An exploration of how Penelope evolved into the iconic figure of a faithful wife and cunning ally for her husband. Against the odds, she raised a prince to manhood and confounded dozens of suitors bent on ripping her world away. The Wonder Women of...||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHecuba and Leda: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology||An exploration of two queens: Hecuba and Leda. These two opposing matriarchs of Greek mythology's most prestigious royal families have more in common, than not. The Wonder Women of Greek Mythology series focuses on the female characters of the Trojan...||5/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClytemnestra: Wonder Women of Greek Mythology||An exploration of why Clytemnestra is one of the most powerful women in Greek mythology. The Wonder Women of Greek Mythology series focuses on the female characters of the Trojan War era.||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Timeline of the First Trojan War||The final episode in the timeline of the Trojan War series focuses on the generation of the First Trojan War, covering Herakles and Hesione, King Laomedon, and Podarces (Priam) and reveals how these events are tied chronologically to the second, more...||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Timeline of Helen of Sparta||Continuing with the timeline of the Pre-Trojan War years, this episode focuses on events surrounding Helen of Sparta. How old was she when she was "taken" by Paris? When was she "taken" by Paris? How old was Helen compared to Achilles and Paris?...||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Timeline of Trojan War Events||How the "Golden Apple" event and the "Judgement of Paris" inform a clearer understanding of a chronological narrative of the pre-Trojan War years.||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Has so many facts that I never considered! It makes me rethink everything I’ve ever read. Shows how complex myths are and gives it in an understandable manner that is extremely helpful.
An Excellent Audio Experience!
This podcast presents Greek mythology in such an engagaing way! The host's passion is contagious, and I always learn something new after having listened!
This podcast was amazing! I love Greek mythology and I love reading and listening about Greek mythology. Also the narrator was pretty funny.
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