In this episode, Zofia is reunited with Dr Briana King, a specialist in cult of Aphrodite and Greek erotica in the late-Classical period, to discuss the dynamic and variable roles that Hellenistic Queens played by focusing on queen Olympias of Macedon and Arsinoe II of Egypt. We explore their martial actions, power plays and divine associations.
Tangents include road tripping in Greece, Netflix series ideas, and exploring the archaeological museum in Pella.
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Music by the wonderfully talented Chris Sharples
Image credits: cover illustrations and map by Zofia Guertin.
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