Two Friends Talk History

Teen Wolf and Werewolves in Antiquity

October 22, 2021 An ArchaeoArtist Production Season 2 Episode 24
Two Friends Talk History
Teen Wolf and Werewolves in Antiquity
Show Notes

In this episode, Zofia is joined by archaeologist and Late Antique period specialist Dr Javier Martínez Jiménez, currently a PDRA in the Cambridge Faculty of Classics "Impact of the Ancient City" ERC Project, to discuss his new article and foray into Classical Reception Studies, who looked at naughties tv Teen Wolf reboot and how it uses Classical mythology, language and bodies to present an updated version of the werewolf. 

Tangents include Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Riverdale, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Supernatural, Ancient Greek Werewolf pottery and rituals!
 To find out more from the talented Dr Martínez Jiménez please check out his Academia page, and for his new book, Aqueducts and Urbanism in Post-Roman Hispania (2019), can be found at all good booksellers - and  Amazon. His upcoming publication about Teen Wolf will be available early 2022 in the New Voices in Classical Studies Journal of Reception Studies from the Open University.

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Music by the wonderfully talented Chris Sharples
Image credits: cover illustrations and map by Zofia Guertin. 

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