C’est l’Hallowe’en! We have a special spooky episode for you this week: two episodes of necromancy from Greek mythology! Follow the spell-binding details (haha!) of Odysseus’ encounter with the dead and Jason’s summoning of Hekate in Argonautika.
Have a safe and spooktacular Hallowe’en!
Arognautika 3.1026-1049, 1194-1224
Apollonios Rhodios. Argonautika. Trans. Peter Green. University of California, 2007.
Homer. Odyssey. Trans. Richmond Lattimore. Harper Perennial Classics, 1967.
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This week’s theme music: “Super Hero” by King Louie’s Missing Monuments from the album “Live at WFMU” (2011). Used under Creative Commons license. Music used under Creative Commons license and available from Free Music Archive.