Podcast series: Mythical creatures!

Below is the first in our series of micro introductions to ancient mythical creatures! Created and presented by Eleanor Kellett and Maria Wood, these podcasts introduce us to a world of myth, monsters and mayhem! The first in the series concentrates on Pegasus!





Podcast series: Snapshots of interesting topics from the ancient world!

Below is the first first in our new series of podcasts! These short podcasts, which are created and presented by Eleanor Kellett, take us through some things that we often get wrong about the ancient world and introduce us to lots of interesting ideas along the way! In the first podcast, Eleanor introduces us to the surprisingly colourful world of ancient temples and buildings.


The Amazons

Pirates in the Ancient World

Coloured Statues

Coloured Temples

Podcast series: Meet the ancient Greek gods in under five minutes!

Below is our series of short podcasts (all 5-6 minutes long) on the ancient Greek gods curated and presented by Eleanor Kellett and Maria Wood, MA graduates from the UCD School of Classics, and with the production skills of Tasneem Filaih! These podcasts are great as an introduction to the ancient Greek gods or as something interesting to listen to after a long day of classes! Keep an eye on our Twitter feed (@ClassicsUCD) to make sure you don’t miss out on any new podcasts!

Dionysus: Greek god of wine, frenzy and theatre!

Hermes: Greek messenger god, and god of travellers, flocks and so much more!

Artemis: Greek goddess of hunting, childbirth, wild animals and the moon

Apollo: Greek god of archery, music and healing

Athena: Greek goddess of wisdom, warfare and handicrafts!

Hephaestus: Greek god of fire, smiths, metalworking and masonry!

Ares: Greek god of war!

Aphrodite: Greek goddess of love, procreation and beauty!

Demeter: Greek goddess of agriculture!

Poseidon: Greek god of the sea, earthquakes and horses!

Hera: Greek goddess of marriage, women and the sky and stars!

Zeus: Greek king of the gods; god of the sky, weather, destiny, fate, kingship and law!