By Maia Lee-Chin
Manic ClassicsApr 22, 2022
Omnia Vincit Amor
Does this popular phrase mean what you think it means? Check out the first episode of season 2 of Manic Classics and find out the history of the powerful phrase: love conquers all.
Cover image: Virgil mosaic in the Bardo National Museum (Tunis)
Roman Graffiti Was Pretty Naughty
Shoutout to my ex-boyfriend Alden for literally yelling at me until I finished this episode.
Black Lives Matter
North Star Health Collective (Field Medics): https://t.co/UtVkJ7Yywf?amp=1
Black Lives Matter: https://t.co/DSOos1EdEz?amp=1
Reclaim the Block (Police Divestment): https://t.co/BeZ6iecxNt?amp=1
Sportula (Classics Microgrants): https://t.co/L43OXglmAU?amp=1
We Need To Talk About Hubris
Lysias, Hercules, Marsyas, Niobe and guest star Luke Giuntoli are going to let you in on a secret. Hubris probably isn't what Tumblr told you it was.
Painting: Niobe by Jacques-Louis David
The Oracle of Delphi and Her (Maybe) Psychic Powers
Haven't you ever wanted an extremely high lady to tell you your fortune? This episode goes into the Ancient Greek tradition of oracles, prophecies, and the age-old joys of getting so high you have a seizure.
Painting: Priestess of Delphi by John Collier
Maenads, and Dionysus, and Orgies, Oh My!
Maenads were the female followers of Dionysus that ripped men to shreds. What the hell is up with that?
Artwork: Orpheus by Emilie Bin
This episode introduces the host of Manic Classics, Maia, a rising senior at Holy Cross in MA. Listen to hear her propaganda on the Homer Multitext Project, and sing the praises of various professors.
Manic Classics Trailer
This episode introduces Manic Classics. This episode was made possible by Liam, Ellie, and Rose. Thank you.