Classical Stuff You Should Know

By A.J. Hanenburg, Graeme Donaldson, and Thomas Magbee

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Steve
 Mar 28, 2022
Graeme, A.J., and Thomas are fun, knowledgeable, and quirky guides through some surprisingly relevant classical works. Informative and thought-provoking podcast!

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A.J., Graeme, and Thomas discuss everything having to do with the classical world. Our aim is to help both educators and laypeople enjoy the classical world as much as they enjoy fine ales and good tales.

Episode Date
258: Plantagenets 12: Three Kings in Three Months
Apr 16, 2024
257: Plantagenets 11: Bleeding to Death from a Broken Heart
Mar 19, 2024
256: Genghis Khan 3: Loki and the Frat Battle
Mar 12, 2024
255: Winnie the Pooh
Mar 05, 2024
254: Kristin Lavransdatter 2: "I WILL DIE ON THIS HILL"
Feb 27, 2024
253: Beatrix Potter
Feb 13, 2024
252: Genghis Khan 2: The Coat Khan and a Wife Named Borte
Feb 06, 2024
251: Kristin Lavransdatter 1
Jan 23, 2024
250: Genghis Khan 1
Jan 16, 2024
249: War of the Roses 10:
Dec 25, 2023
248: An interview with Pastor C. R. Wiley about his book, "In the House of Tom Bombadil"
Dec 20, 2023
247: Heart of Darkness
Nov 21, 2023
246: The War of the Roses 9: A Secret Marriage
Nov 14, 2023
245: The Birds, by Aristophanes
Oct 17, 2023
244: Verbs
Oct 10, 2023
243: De Anima, part 3
Oct 03, 2023
242: The Frogs, by Aristophanes
Sep 27, 2023
241: Dogma and the Tripartite Soul
Sep 19, 2023
240: De Anima 2
Sep 12, 2023
239: Hermeneutics
Aug 29, 2023
238: De Anima 1: A Number that Moves Itself
Aug 09, 2023
237: War of the Roses 8: The King of Bling
Jul 25, 2023
236: "The Clouds," by Aristophanes
Jul 19, 2023
235: Human Rights
Jul 11, 2023
234: The War of the Roses 7: Everybody Loses Their Lead
Jul 04, 2023
233: Love What Lasts: An Interview with Josh Gibbs
Jun 06, 2023
232: The Fed
May 30, 2023
231: The Plague
May 23, 2023
230: The Gold Standard
May 02, 2023
229: Thought Experiments
Apr 25, 2023
228: The Pomposity of ChatGPT
Mar 28, 2023
227: The final Kantdown
Mar 14, 2023
226: War of the Roses 6: Wormwood
Mar 07, 2023
225: Festschrift
Feb 21, 2023
224: Kant IV: Get them endsssss
Feb 14, 2023
223: The War of the Roses 5: The Mad King
Jan 25, 2023
222: Leaf by Niggle by Tolkien
Jan 17, 2023
221: The Discarded Image
Dec 20, 2022
220: I Kant Stop: "Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals" pt. DEUX
Dec 13, 2022
219: War of the Roses 4: The Bookish King Lands a Hottie
Nov 16, 2022
218: I just Kant: "Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals"
Nov 01, 2022
217: The Nicomachean Ethics on why children are bad
Oct 25, 2022
216: Plato's Crito
Sep 27, 2022
215: Learning in Wartime
Sep 20, 2022
214: Plato's Apology
Sep 13, 2022
213: Coleridge and the Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Sep 06, 2022
212: Plato's Dialogue, "Euthyphro"
Aug 30, 2022
211: War of the Roses 3: The Romantic Queen and the Monkish King
Aug 23, 2022
210: Children's Lit - Live at Paideia!
Aug 16, 2022
209: The Social Contract: Rousseau goes ham all over Christianity
Aug 10, 2022
208: War of the roses: The Battle of Agincourt
Aug 02, 2022
207: Nietzsche, Leopardi, and the Meaning of Meaning
Jul 26, 2022
206: War of the Roses: The Roots
Jul 19, 2022
205: The Social Contract 2: Electric Boogaloo
Jul 12, 2022
204: Frederick Douglass on the 5th of July
Jul 05, 2022
203: Bronowski's "The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination"
Jun 28, 2022
202: Jean-Jacques Rousseau's "The Social Contract" (Compact?)
Jun 21, 2022
201: On the Genealogy of Morality
Jun 15, 2022
200: What are Wordsworth?
May 31, 2022
199: The Master and Margarita
May 24, 2022
198: The Proslogion
May 03, 2022
197: Sympathy and Satan
Apr 26, 2022
196: Giacomo Leopardi
Apr 19, 2022
195: Isaac Asimov's "Foundation"
Apr 12, 2022
194: Ulysses, by James Joyce
Apr 05, 2022
An Interview with Joshua Gibbs
Mar 29, 2022
193: So Your Parents are Thinking of Sending You to a Classical Christian School
Mar 22, 2022
192: Waiting for Godot
Mar 08, 2022
191: Atlas Shrugged and the Therapeutic Man
Mar 01, 2022
190: Herodotus IV: Cambyses "The Passable"
Feb 22, 2022
189: Leibniz and the best of all possible worlds
Feb 15, 2022
188: Four reasons why classical education can't happen
Feb 08, 2022
187: Atlas Shrugged: BECOME A TITAN OF INDUSTRY
Feb 01, 2022
186: The Tao Te Ching
Jan 18, 2022
185: Causation
Jan 11, 2022
184: Advice from a Deep Friar
Nov 30, 2021
183: Existentialism is a Humanism
Nov 23, 2021
182: Herodotus III: Egypt and Water Horses
Nov 02, 2021
181: Great Expectations
Oct 26, 2021
180: Herodotus II: Cyrus the Virus
Oct 12, 2021
179: The Enchiridion, by Epictetus
Oct 05, 2021
178: Foil
Sep 28, 2021
177: How to Solve the Trolley Problem
Sep 21, 2021
176: The Communist Manifesto
Sep 14, 2021
175: Sir Gawain and the Decent Film
Sep 07, 2021
174: Herodotus, History, and Happiness
Aug 31, 2021
173: The Happy Equation
Aug 24, 2021
172: Intro to the Epics
Aug 17, 2021
171: A Retrospective from the Ombudsman of Fun
Jul 13, 2021
170: John Donne and a Crash Course to Poetry
Jul 06, 2021
169: Kierkegaard's "Fear and Trembling"
Jun 29, 2021
168: The Tempest
Jun 22, 2021
167: How We Got the Book of Common Prayer
Jun 17, 2021
166: Machiavelli's "The Prince" 2: Pie Fortress
Jun 08, 2021
165: The Great Divorce
Jun 01, 2021
164: Euclid and his "Elements"
May 25, 2021
163: Machiavelli's "The Prince" or "How to kill friends and influence people."
May 18, 2021
162: Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
May 11, 2021
161: Rodin's Gates of Hell
May 04, 2021
160: Modern Maths
Apr 27, 2021
159: Satan in Despair, from Milton's Paradise Lost
Apr 20, 2021
158: Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise
Apr 13, 2021
157: The Intellectual Life
Apr 06, 2021
156: The Faust and the Furious 2: Mopey Ol' Stiff
Mar 30, 2021
155: The Cathars, or "Helios's Acolytes of Love"
Mar 23, 2021
154: Herding cats the right way according to Milton
Mar 16, 2021
153: The Faust and the Furious 1
Feb 09, 2021
152: Bamboozled by "A History of Private Life"
Feb 02, 2021
151: Is the Bible Busted?
Jan 26, 2021
150: The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus
Jan 19, 2021
149: Perelandra
Jan 12, 2021
148: Ackbethmay (I'm sitting in a theater)
Jan 05, 2021
147: 'Sall Good
Dec 29, 2020
146: A Defense of Christmas
Dec 22, 2020
145: Planting the Seeds of Poetry and "The Fall of Rome"
Dec 15, 2020
144: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Dec 08, 2020
143: Purgatoryhohoho
Dec 01, 2020
142: Purgatorybro
Nov 24, 2020
141: Camus's "The Myth of Sisyphus"
Nov 17, 2020
140: Till [The Romantics] Have Faces
Nov 10, 2020
139: Purgatory, Yo
Nov 03, 2020
138: The Stranger
Oct 27, 2020
137: I See Satan Fall Again, or "Lightning Does Strike Twice"
Oct 20, 2020
136: Crime and Punishment
Oct 13, 2020
135: Pastoral Theology and the Classical Tradition
Oct 06, 2020
134: I See Satan Fall Like Lightning
Sep 29, 2020
133: Don Quixote
Sep 22, 2020
132: The Poetic Edda 2: An Otter Named "Otter"
Sep 15, 2020
131: Intellectus for the Rest of Us
Sep 08, 2020
130: Why English teachers ARE liars
Sep 01, 2020
129: The Poetic Edda: "Odin's Pickled Head"
Aug 25, 2020
128: Antonio Gramsci
Aug 18, 2020
127: Plato X - "Er Goes to Hell"
Aug 11, 2020
126: Patronage
Aug 04, 2020
125: Plato IX: Tyrone
Mar 31, 2020
124: Government Shmovernment
Mar 24, 2020
123: Purgatorio: not just what a happy, Italian cat says
Mar 17, 2020
122: Plato VIII: Aaron, Timmy, Ollie, Dmitri, and Tyrone
Mar 10, 2020
121: The Ballad of The White Horse, or "Black Beauty II, The Prequel"
Mar 03, 2020
120: Climbing Parnassus Two: Electric Boogaloo
Feb 25, 2020
119: Plato VII: Math till you're thirty.
Feb 18, 2020
118: What is love? Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me, no more.
Feb 11, 2020
117: Potty. I mean pottery. Wait . . . poetry. Nailed it.
Feb 04, 2020
116: Plato VI: Philosophers are Wasters and Charlatans
Jan 28, 2020
115:After Virtue
Jan 21, 2020
114: Climbing Parnassus
Jan 14, 2020
Advent
Dec 03, 2019
113: Knights Templar, Part III: Friday the 13th. For serious.
Nov 19, 2019
112: The Republic V: Plato and the Battle Children
Nov 12, 2019
111: Harold Bloom, Clearly a Gardener
Nov 05, 2019
110: The Republic, Book IV
Oct 29, 2019
109: Divergence, Convergence, and Wisdom
Oct 22, 2019
108: The Knights Templar, Part II, or "It's Pronounced 'Kinnigget'"
Oct 15, 2019
107: The Knights Templar, Part I
Oct 08, 2019
106: St. Francesco
Oct 01, 2019
105: The Republic, Book III
Sep 24, 2019
104: Commonplace
Sep 17, 2019
103: Something They Will Not Forget
Sep 10, 2019
102: The Republic: Book 2
Sep 03, 2019
101: Mimesis, Kind of
Aug 27, 2019
100: Enneagrammar
Aug 20, 2019
99: The Eight Tempting Thoughts
Aug 13, 2019
98: "Herman Who?" LIVE!
Aug 06, 2019
97: Augustine, The Great Hippo Lord
Jul 30, 2019
96: The Republic: Book 1
Jul 23, 2019
95: Discipline
Jul 16, 2019
94: The Praise of Folly
Jul 09, 2019
93: Braver New World
Jul 02, 2019
Arthur Graeme Donaldson Hanenburg Magbee III
Jun 25, 2019
92: Thomas Stearns Eliot
Jun 18, 2019
91: The Argonautica (Jason and the Golden Fleece)
Jun 11, 2019
90: Brave New World
Jun 04, 2019
89: Another Sort of Learning
May 28, 2019
88: The Heroides
May 21, 2019
87: Distributism
May 14, 2019
86: The Picture of Dorian Gray
May 07, 2019
85: Mimetic Teaching
Apr 30, 2019
Easter!
Apr 23, 2019
84: Plantagenets VI: Richie the Two
Apr 16, 2019
83: More chaw, sir?
Apr 09, 2019
82: The Wasteland
Apr 02, 2019
81: Chaw, Sir!
Mar 26, 2019
80: Everyone's a Critic
Mar 20, 2019
79: Plantagenets V: The Black Death and Pedro the Cruel
Mar 12, 2019
78: Cicero's "On Doody" 3: Buyer Beware
Mar 05, 2019
77: I See Hair Again, or "Heresy 2, the Re-schisming"
Feb 26, 2019
76: Plantagenets 4, or "ROCKY GOES MEDIEVAL"
Feb 19, 2019
75: St. Valentino, the Italian
Feb 12, 2019
74: Cicero, On Doody . . . number two
Feb 05, 2019
73: Pandemonium
Jan 29, 2019
72: Hair-I-see
Jan 22, 2019
71: Cicero's "On Doody" [sic], Book I
Jan 15, 2019
70: Hamlet, the Emo Teen
Jan 08, 2019
69: Know Thyself (and thine own patronus)
Jan 01, 2019
68: Saint Nick and the Barrel Children
Dec 25, 2018
67: Chronological Snobbery
Dec 18, 2018
66: The Funeral Oration of Pericles
Dec 11, 2018
65: Satire
Dec 04, 2018
64: Blake's Marriage (of Heaven and Hell)
Nov 27, 2018
63: Plantagenets III
Nov 20, 2018
62: How to Be Unlucky
Nov 13, 2018
61: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Nov 06, 2018
60: The Song of Roland
Oct 30, 2018
59: Antigone
Oct 16, 2018
58: Frankestein
Oct 09, 2018
57: Mike's Last Judgment
Oct 02, 2018
56: Oedipus at Colonus
Sep 25, 2018
55: The Abolition of Man Pt. 3
Sep 18, 2018
54: The Abolition of Man Pt. 2: The Tao
Sep 11, 2018
53: The Abolition of Man Pt. 1: Men Without Chests
Sep 04, 2018
52: The Consolation of Philosophy
Aug 28, 2018
51: The Complexities of Oedipus
Aug 21, 2018
50: Wit
Aug 14, 2018
49: Gilgamesh
Aug 07, 2018
48: On Fairy Stories
Jul 31, 2018
47: How to Read a Book
Jul 24, 2018
46: Shakespeare the Plagiarist
Jul 17, 2018
45: Why English Teachers Aren't Liars
Jul 10, 2018
44: Translation
Jul 03, 2018
43: Beowulf
Jun 26, 2018
42: Aristotle's Four Causes
Jun 19, 2018
41: The Grand Inquisitor
Jun 12, 2018
40: What is Classical Education?
Jun 05, 2018
39: How to Rite Gooder
May 29, 2018
38: What are people for?
May 22, 2018
37: The History of the Plantagenets II
May 15, 2018
36: The History of the Plantagenets
May 08, 2018
35: The benefits of iliterasee [sic]
May 01, 2018
34: The Odyssey Part 2
Apr 24, 2018
33: The Odyssey, Part I
Apr 17, 2018
32: The Deep Joy of Romanticism
Apr 10, 2018
31: University
Apr 03, 2018
30: Socrates
Mar 27, 2018
29: Usury doesn't mean what you think it means. Probably.
Mar 20, 2018
28: Dante and his Comedy
Mar 13, 2018
27: Adequatio
Mar 06, 2018
26: Milton's Fall
Feb 27, 2018
25: The Memory Palace
Feb 20, 2018
24: Acedia
Feb 13, 2018
23: The Theology of Paradise Lost
Feb 06, 2018
22: Classical Rhetorical Form
Jan 30, 2018
21: Friendship!
Jan 23, 2018
20: The Four Senses of Scripture
Jan 16, 2018
19: Dorothy Sayers, or "THE TRIVIUM - REDUX"
Jan 09, 2018
18: The Ideal Type
Jan 02, 2018
17: The Trivium
Dec 26, 2017
16: Leisure
Dec 19, 2017
15: The seven deadly sins
Dec 12, 2017
14: Logical Fallacies, Part Deux
Dec 05, 2017
13: Logical Fallacies, Part 1
Nov 28, 2017
12: What IS classical?
Nov 21, 2017
11: Ethos, Logos, Pathos
Nov 14, 2017
10: The House of Atreus
Nov 07, 2017
9: The Spheres
Nov 07, 2017
8: Metaphors
Nov 01, 2017
7: Iliad book XXII
Nov 01, 2017
6: Ratio and Intellectus
Nov 01, 2017
5: The Common Topics
Nov 01, 2017
4: The Christian Knight
Nov 01, 2017
3: Intro to the Epics
Nov 01, 2017
2: Homer
Nov 01, 2017
1: The Tripartite Soul
Nov 01, 2017