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Classics & The Hunger Games | The Ancient Inspiration Behind the Books [cc]
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Classics & The Hunger Games | The Ancient Inspiration Behind the Books [cc]

You can support my content via... Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/jeansthoughts Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bookishthoughts My Books Coming Out in 2024... All the Violet Tiaras: https://www.404ink.com/store/inklings-all-the-violet-tiaras Dragons, Wyverns & Serpents: https://www.waterstones.com/book/dragons-wyverns-and-serpents-myths-and-legends/jean-menzies/9781035031627 Witches, Wizards, & Sorcerers: https://www.waterstones.com/book/witches-wizards-and-sorcerers-myths-and-legends/jean-menzies/9781035031634 Books & stories mentioned in this video: Modern The Hunger Games: https://tidd.ly/3OdjcJs Lavinia: https://amzn.to/47PjnS9 The Virgin Brides: https://fudokimagazine.com/the-virgin-brides/ Ancient Meditations by Marcus Aurelius: https://tidd.ly/4aZBKXH Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius: https://tidd.ly/424raKR Aesop's Fables: https://tidd.ly/3Hqvn1S Metamorphoses by Ovid: https://tidd.ly/4b82CEE Lysistrata by Aristophanes: https://tidd.ly/3vNDh2Y Letters of a Stoic by Seneca: https://tidd.ly/48EjoK7 The Roman Lives by Plutarch: https://tidd.ly/3ObqugY Strabo's Geographies: https://tidd.ly/3vMxx9x On the Nature of Things by Lucretius: https://tidd.ly/47F9si1 ............................................................................................................... My Other Books: Live Like a Goddess (young adult): https://tidd.ly/3qZJlTE Goddesses and Heroines (middle grade): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780241609774 Greek Myths (middle grade): https://amzn.to/3y4me9P Egyptian Myths (middle grade): https://amzn.to/3dxcueF The Flames of Albiyon (adult): https://amzn.to/3SfEvtP Greek Myths: Gods and Goddesses (adult): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9781529093346 Greek Myths: Heroes and Heroines (adult): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9781529093360 ........................................................ Where else can you find me? ๐Ÿ“š Website: https://www.jeanmenzies.com ๐Ÿ“š Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Instagram: http://instagram.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6206860-jean ๐Ÿ“š TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/user-591915376
Top 3 Misconceptions About Ancient Greece
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Top 3 Misconceptions About Ancient Greece

You can support my channel, vote on future video essays, and get bonus content on my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bookishthoughts Books You Might Find Interesting After Watching This Video! Aphrodite's Tortoise: https://amzn.to/3UAQljz Inventing the Barbarian: https://amzn.to/3XcPpno Past Mistakes: https://amzn.to/3An30yy Women's Dress in the Ancient Greek World: https://amzn.to/3GkRTda A Very Short Introduction to Ancient Greece: https://amzn.to/3TBFG6Y Pre-order my 2023 Books: Goddesses and Heroines: Meet More Than 80 Powerful Women From Around the World: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780241609774 Greek Myths: Gods and Goddesses (MCL): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9781529093346 Greek Myths: Heroes and Heroines (MCL): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9781529093360 My Other Books: Greek Myths: https://amzn.to/3y4me9P Egyptian Myths: https://amzn.to/3dxcueF The Flames of Albiyon: https://amzn.to/3SfEvtP ................................................................................................................. Where else can you find me? ๐Ÿ“š Website: https://www.jeanmenzies.com ๐Ÿ“š Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Instagram: http://instagram.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6206860-jean ๐Ÿ“š TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Wishlist: https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/20WQNSU6TOA06?ref_=wl_share Some links may be affiliate links!
Why Hades & Persephone Aren't the Cute Couple You Think They Are | #VideoEssay
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Why Hades & Persephone Aren't the Cute Couple You Think They Are | #VideoEssay

Past Videos on Antiquity: A History of Medusa Then & Now: https://youtu.be/UHHZwugw-XQ Why Isn't Disney's Hera Evil: https://youtu.be/azk7SHMbotc That Time Tumblr Made Up a Goddess: https://youtu.be/pdb7HZEZsA4 The Biggest Misconceptions About Ancient Greece: https://youtu.be/IC05wThOJUY Where to Start with Ancient Greek Literature: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eF1_lppHug A Video All About my PhD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8auTBV6QoU&t=1788s My Myth Retellings Database: https://www.jeanmenzies.com/myth-retellings-database You can support my podcast and channel on... Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/jeansthoughts Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bookishthoughts Ancient Sources Mentioned: Homeric Hymns (Hymn to Demeter): https://amzn.to/3InxEuW Apollodorus' Library of Greek Mythology: https://amzn.to/3SnLq55 Hesiod's Theogony: https://amzn.to/3ZfFI7U Diodorus Siculus' Library of History (Volume iii): https://amzn.to/3EyEoov ................................................................................................................. Pre-order my 2023 Books: Goddesses and Heroines: Meet More Than 80 Powerful Women From Around the World: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780241609774 Greek Myths: Gods and Goddesses (MCL): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9781529093346 Greek Myths: Heroes and Heroines (MCL): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9781529093360 Academic Volume I contributed to coming out in 2023: https://amzn.to/40eivEe My Other Books: Greek Myths: https://amzn.to/3y4me9P Egyptian Myths: https://amzn.to/3dxcueF The Flames of Albiyon: https://amzn.to/3SfEvtP ........................................................ Where else can you find me? ๐Ÿ“š Website: https://www.jeanmenzies.com ๐Ÿ“š Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Instagram: http://instagram.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6206860-jean ๐Ÿ“š TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Wishlist: https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/20WQNSU6TOA06?ref_=wl_share Some links may be affiliate links!
Medusa Then & Now: A Monsterโ€™s Feminist Reclamation? #videoessay
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Medusa Then & Now: A Monsterโ€™s Feminist Reclamation? #videoessay

You can support my channel, vote on future video essays, and get bonus content on my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bookishthoughts My Books: Greek Myths: https://amzn.to/3y4me9P Egyptian Myths: https://amzn.to/3dxcueF The Flames of Albiyon: https://amzn.to/3SfEvtP Texts and media discussed in the video plus further resources (links are affiliate links in some instances): Ancient Literature Hesiod's Theogony: https://tidd.ly/3S73qil Ovid's Metamorphoses: https://tidd.ly/3TqRIAx Apollodorus' Library of Greek Mythology: https://tidd.ly/3CXw2pY Pausanius' Description of Greece: https://tidd.ly/3Vq7vkP Diodorus Siculus' Library of History: https://tidd.ly/3EIVGjI Medusa Retellings Here, The World Entire: https://amzn.to/3MwDvzy Medusa (Jessie Burton): https://tidd.ly/3rRD1e1 Stone Blind: https://tidd.ly/3Mw9K1L Medusa (Rose Hewlett): https://tidd.ly/3er45Od Athena's Child: https://tidd.ly/3RXVgZH Sweet Venom: https://amzn.to/3S1qCi4 The Deep End of the Sea: https://amzn.to/3eAkWOj The Wicked Within: https://amzn.to/3Sh4As1 For more classical myth retellings check out my website database: https://www.jeanmenzies.com/myth-retellings-database Films & TV Clash of the Titans (1981):https://amzn.to/3euGFr2 Clash of the Titans (2010): https://amzn.to/3yzw2d9 Monster High (2022): https://amzn.to/3T1K5jV Supernatural (Season 14): https://amzn.to/3EENfpz Hercules the Legendary Journeys: https://amzn.to/3TgkQdy Once Upon a Time (Season 3): https://amzn.to/3yCQyK2 The Rescuers: https://amzn.to/3esOjCr Toys & Games Medusa Funko Pop: https://amzn.to/3Cw7rY6 Medusa Lego Figure Deuce Gorgon Doll: https://shop.mattel.com/products/monster-high-deuce-gorgon-doll-hhk56 Barbie Medusa: https://barbie.fandom.com/wiki/Medusa_Barbie God of War: https://www.game.co.uk/en/god-of-war-1330191 Assassin's Creed Odyssey: https://amzn.to/3ewahnT ................................................................................................................. Where else can you find me? ๐Ÿ“š Website: https://www.jeanmenzies.com ๐Ÿ“š Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Instagram: http://instagram.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6206860-jean ๐Ÿ“š TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Wishlist: https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/20WQNSU6TOA06?ref_=wl_share
Where to start with Ancient Greek literature according to an Ancient Historian [cc]
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Where to start with Ancient Greek literature according to an Ancient Historian [cc]

My book 'Greek Myths': https://amzn.to/3w2oUT5 You can support my podcast and channel on... Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/jeansthoughts Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bookishthoughts Links to the books & translations discussed! Epic Poetry: Homer's Iliad (verse translation): https://amzn.to/3ffGpZj Homer's Odyssey (verse translation): https://amzn.to/3y807ig Homer's Odyssey (prose translation): https://amzn.to/3uKG1Zv Hesiod's Theogony and Works & Days: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780140442830 Jason and the Golden Fleece (aka The Argonuatica) by Apollonius of Rhodes (prose translation): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780199538720 Poetry: The Poetry of Sappho: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780520272934 The Homeric Hymns: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780199554751 Plays: Aeschylus' Oresteia: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780140443332 The Theban Plays by Sophocles: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780140440034 Euripides' Medea and Other Plays: https://amzn.to/3w1BqlO Aristophanes Comedies (including Lysistrata): https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780199555673 Other: Plato's Symposium: https://amzn.to/2Rkvo0N Daphnis and Chloe by Longus: https://amzn.to/33UmIBf The Library of Greek Mythology by Apollodorus: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/2086/9780199536320 ................................................................................................................. Check out my podcast 'That's Ancient History': On twitter: https://twitter.com/thatsancient On Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-591915376 On iTunes/Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/thats-ancient-history/id1387485444?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0bfJsiS4eV9MN4A3pYMXNt ................................................................................................................. If you shop on Bookshop.org via my link you support myself and independent bookshops with a small commission: https://uk.bookshop.org/shop/bookishthoughts You can also use my affiliate links to get a... Kindle Unlimited free trial: https://www.amazon.co.uk/kindle-dbs/hz/signup?tag=jeanbookis-21 Audible free trial: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Audible-Membership/dp/B00OPA2XFG?actionCode=AMN30DFT1Bk06604291990WX&tag=jeanbookis-21 ................................................................................................................. Where else can you find me? ๐Ÿ“š My Blog: http://morejeansthoughts.wordpress.com ๐Ÿ“š Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Instagram: http://instagram.com/jeansthoughts ๐Ÿ“š Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6206860-jean ๐Ÿ“š Wattpad: https://www.wattpad.com/user/JeanZM ๐Ÿ“š TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jeansthoughts
Top 10 Classical Myth Retellings According to an Ancient Historian
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Top 10 Classical Myth Retellings According to an Ancient Historian

My Book: https://amzn.to/2OR94Hz Check out my podcast 'That's Ancient History': On twitter: https://twitter.com/thatsancient On Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-591915376 On iTunes/Apple Podcast App: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/thats-ancient-history/id1387485444?mt=2 Interview with Madeline Miller: https://soundcloud.com/user-591915376/retelling-classical-myths Interview with Pat Barker: https://soundcloud.com/user-591915376/women-in-wartime Interview with Anwen Hayward: https://soundcloud.com/user-591915376/medusa Interview with Natalie Haynes: https://soundcloud.com/user-591915376/natalie-haynes Support my podcast and channel on... Ko-fi: https://ko-fi.com/jeansthoughts Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bookishthoughts The Books Circe: https://amzn.to/39im0zy Silence of the Girls: https://amzn.to/32uUduh A Thousand Ships: https://amzn.to/3eJ5bin The Penelopiad: https://amzn.to/2WB4SQj Here, the World Entire: https://amzn.to/2ZEIIi2 Weight: https://amzn.to/2ZEIIi2 Hold Your Own: https://amzn.to/2DP3va3 Orpheus Girl: https://amzn.to/3hiw4LM Homefire: https://amzn.to/2ZHUgBh The Vegetarian: https://amzn.to/3heQTHF ................................................................................................................. Where else can you find me? Wattpad: http://wattpad.com/user/jeanzm My Blog: http://morejeansthoughts.wordpress.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeansthoughts Instagram: http://instagram.com/jeansthoughts Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6206860-jean Bookish Wishlist: https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/20WQNSU6TOA06?ref_=wl_share ................................................................................................................. What do I use to film my videos? I am currently using a Canon 700d camera with the kit lens to film my videos linked here: http://amzn.to/23y1xv9 I also use a 183cm Super Strong Tripod linked here: http://amzn.to/1XeBWI0 And when filming at night or in low light PhotoSel soft box lights, which are linked here: http://amzn.to/23y1L5x Links to bookdepository and amazon are usually affiliate links.
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