WORLD MYTHOLOGY AUDIO LINKS


"Old Norse Literature," You're Dead To Me, BBC Radio 4, March 12, 2021.  (49 mins)

  "The Kalevala: The Finnish Epic That Inspired A Nation," Forum, BBC World Service, February 21, 2021.  (39 mins)

  "Mermaids: Tales From The Deep," Forum, BBC World Service, February 7, 2021.  (39 mins)

  "Valkyries: Fierce Women Of War," Forum, BBC World Service, July 5, 2020.  (44 mins)

  "Sir Gawain And The Green Knight," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, May 21, 2020.  (52 mins)

  "Just One Story: Joseph Campbell And 'The Hero's Journey,'" Ideas, CBC, September 3, 2019.  (54 mins)

  "Raven," Heart And Soul, BBC World Service, June 23, 2019.  (27 mins)

  "A Map Of The Heart, Part 1: The Icelandic Sagas," Ideas, CBC, January 2, 2019.  (54 mins)

  "A Map Of The Heart, Part 2: The Icelandic Sagas," Ideas, CBC, January 3, 2019.  (54 mins)

  "The Iliad," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, September 13, 2018.  (48 mins)

  "Darkness At Noon," The Documentary, BBC World Service, August 20, 2017.

"The Moon," Beyond Belief, BBC Radio 4, June 12, 2017.

  "The Egyptian Book Of The Dead," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, April 27, 2017.

"The Hero's Journey," Ted Radio Hour, NPR, January 6, 2017.

  "Epic Of Gilgamesh," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, November 3, 2016.

  "Medea, The Goddess Who Killed Her Children," Sunday Nights, ABC, October 23, 2016.

  "Lakshmi," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, October 6, 2016.

  "Iceland Smites Soccer Giants With Thor-Powered Tweets," The World, PRI, June 23, 2016.

  "The Muses," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, May 19, 2016.

  "The Modern Worship Of Ancient Greek Gods," Tapestry, CBC, March 27, 2016.

  "The Ark: Viking Gods, Dwarves And Giants," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, March 6, 2016.

  "The Scapegoat: The Ideas Of Rene Girard, Part 1," Ideas, CBC, March 3, 2016.

"The Scapegoat: The Ideas Of Rene Girard, Part 2," Ideas, CBC, March 4, 2016.

"The Scapegoat: The Ideas Of Rene Girard, Part 3," Ideas, CBC, March 10, 2016.

"The Scapegoat: The Ideas Of Rene Girard, Part 4," Ideas, CBC, March 11, 2016.

"The Scapegoat: The Ideas Of Rene Girard, Part 5," Ideas, CBC, March 17, 2016.

  "Cree Mythology Written In The Stars," Unreserved, CBC, January 17, 2016.

"Norse Mythology, Karl Seigfried," Religion In The North, Episode 3, The Essay, BBC Radio 3, December 23, 2015.

  "Andrew Hussey," Episode 1, Signs and Mythologies -- The Significance Of Roland Barthes, BBC Radio 3, November 23, 2015.

"Nick James," Episode 2, Signs And Mythologies -- The Significance Of Roland Barthes, BBC Radio 3, November 24, 2015.

"Penny Sparke," Episode 3, Signs And Mythologies -- The Significance Of Roland Barthes, BBC Radio 3, November 25, 2015.

"Episode 4," Signs And Mythologies -- The Significance Of Roland Barthes, BBC Radio 3, November 26, 2015.

"Michael Wood," Episode 5, Signs And Mythologies -- The Significance Of Roland Barthes, BBC Radio 3, November 27, 2015.

  "How Greek Mythology Can Help Explain The Economic Crisis," Day 6, CBC, July 10, 2015.

  "Do It Like A Deity: A Dutch Artist Depicts Gods Gone Wild," Morning Edition, NPR, July 8, 2015.

"Myth," The Forum, BBC World Service, May 26, 2015.  (41 mins)

  "Beowulf," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, March 5, 2015.

  "Ladies Of The Labyrinth," Spirit Of Things, ABC, February 22, 2015.

  "A Loeb Library For Indian Literature," On Point, NPR, February 10, 2015.

"Percy Jackson, Homer And The Mighty Dead," Sunday Magazine, CBC, December 28, 2014.  (25 mins)

  "The Ark: The Virgin And The Grail," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, December 21, 2014.

"The Ark: Jung's Shaman," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, October 5, 2014.

"The Ark: Labyrinths," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, September 7, 2014.

  "Why We Keep Biting Into The Dracula Story," On Point, WBUR, June 26, 2014.

  "Odysseus Comes Home," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, June 24, 2014.

"The Cyclops," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, June 17, 2014.

"The Wooden Horse Of Troy," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, June 10, 2014.

"Perseus And The Gorgon," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, June 3, 2014.

  "King Midas," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, May 20, 2014.

  "Theseus And The Minotaur," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, May 13, 2014.

  "Orpheus And Eurydice," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, May 6, 2014.

  "Persephone," Greek Myths, BBC School Radio, April 29, 2014.

  "A Short History Of Hell," Encounter, ABC, March 8, 2014.

  "Vikings Of The World, Unite In Battle: The Apocalypse Is Upon Us," All Things Considered, February 16, 2014.

"The Babylonian Noah And Norse Mythology," History Extra, BBC History Magazine (February 13, 2014).

"Greek Myth And The Indian Epic Ramayana," Start The Week, BBC Radio 4, September 30, 2013.

"Real Housewives Of Greek Mythology," Ask Me Another, NPR, August 2, 2013.

"Ramayan -- India's TV Epic," Witness History, BBC World Service, August 1, 2013.

  "Bluffers Guide To Norse Mythology," RN Drive, ABC, July 26, 2013.

  "How Thor's Hammer Became An Approved Symbol By The VA," The World, PRI, July 18, 2013.

  "Greeks, Gods, Shields And Spears: Ancient Hellenes Make A Comeback," World, PRI, June 20, 2013.

"Ukraine's Asgarda: Reinventing The Amazon Warrior Women," World PRI, May 15, 2013.

  "Icelandic Sagas," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, May 9, 2013.

  "The Amazons," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, April 22, 2013.

  "The Hobbit: Its Origins And Afterlife," Books And Arts Daily, RN, January 29, 2013.

  "Romulus And Remus," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, January 24, 2013.

  "Song Of The Vikings," On Point, NPR, November 6, 2012.

"Bluffers Guide," RN Drive, ABC, November 2, 2012.

  "How The Magic Of The Arabian Nights Changed The West," RN Late Night Live, ABC, July 4, 2012.

  "The Trojan War," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, May 31, 2012.

"The Pagan Origins Of Easter," Sunday Nights, ABC Local, April 8, 2012.

  "The Arabian Nights," On Point, NPR, March 30, 2012.

  "Dragons And Unicorns," Encounter, ABC, March 17, 2012.

  "Legends Of The Cayuga," Ideas, CBC, February 29, 2012.

  "Oh My Goddess!," Spirit Of Things, ABC, December 4, 2011.

  "A Short History Of Story, Episode 2," Your World, BBC World Service, November 14, 2011.

  "A Short History Of Story, Episode 1," Your World, BBC World Service, November 7, 2011.

  "The Moon," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, November 3, 2011.

  "Legends Of The Ahtankakoop," Ideas, CBC, March 8, 2011.

"India's Epics, Ancient And Modern," On Point, NPR, December 27, 2010:  An audio feature on the Mahabharata and the Ramayana.

  "The Unicorn," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, October 28, 2010.

  "Legends Of The Kwakwaka'wakw," Ideas, CBC, August 26, 2010.

  "Stories From The Ancestors: The Legends Of The Gwich'in," Ideas, CBC, July 16, 2010.

  "Legends Project: Legends Of The Ilnu Of Mashteuiatsh Of Quebec," CBC Aboriginal, April 6, 2009.

  "Legends Project: Legends Of The Kainai (Stories From The Blackfoot People)," CBC Aboriginal, March 11, 2009.

  "Legends Project: Legends Of The Mi'kmaq," CBC Aboriginal, February 27, 2009.

  "Legends Project: Legends Of The Old Massett Haida," CBC Aboriginal, February 10, 2009.

  "Legends Project: Legends Of The Shuswap," CBC Aboriginal, January 21, 2009.

  "Legends Project: Legends Of The Mushuau Innu," CBC Aboriginal, January 14, 2009.

  "Legends Project -- Inuit Legends II: Legends Of The Eastern Arctic," CBC Aboriginal, November 7, 2008.

  "Legends Project -- Inuit Legends I: An Inuit Journey," CBC Aboriginal, October 19, 2008.

  "The Fisher King," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, January 17, 2008.

  "Ancient Indian Tales Inspire A Modern Indian Art," Morning Edition, NPR, December 13, 2007.

  "Women In Myth," Woman's Hour, BBC, November 20, 2007.

"Translation Of 'Beowulf' Revives Epic Tale," NPR, November 19, 2007.

  "The Arabian Nights," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, October 18, 2007.

  "Hell," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, December 21, 2006.

"Strauss Offers Fresh Look At 'Trojan War,'" Talk Of The Nation, NPR, September 21, 2006.

  "The Graeae, Girl Gangs Of Greek Mythology," Woman's Hour, February 16, 2006.

  "The Oresteia," In Our Time, December 29, 2005:  Melvynn Bragg and his BBC guests talks about Aeschylus's trilogy.

"Cinderella," Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, December 26, 2005.

  "Exploring The World's Creation Myths," Weekend Edition, November 13, 2005: Liane Hansen interviews David Leeming, editor of the Oxford Companion to World Mythology.

  "Karen Armstrong: Myths And The Modern World," Talk of the Nation, November 7, 2005:  Author Karen Armstrong discusses her book A Short History of Myth.

"Helen Of Troy," Woman's Hour, October 18, 2005.

  "Merlin,"  In Our Time, June 30, 2005:  Melvyn Bragg's BBC series examines the legend of Merlinus Ambrosius.

  "Paganism In The Renaissance," In Our Time, June 16, 2005:  Melvyn Bragg and contributors discuss the rediscovery of Classical Mythology in early modern Europe.

  "The Aeneid," In Our Time, April 21, 2005:  The BBC radio series focuses on Virgil's epic poem.

  "Beginning Of The Calendar," Talk of the Nation, January 5, 2005:  Author Michael Judge examines the long history of the calendar.

  "An Exploration Of Flood Myths," All Things Considered, December 31, 2004:  University of Chicago Wendy Doniger reads a Hindu myth about floods for the National Public Radio news programme.

  "Jung," In Our Time, BBC Radio 4, December 2, 2004.

  "The Odyssey," In Our Time, September 9, 2004:  BBC host and guests discuss Homer's classic.

"Women In Greek Mythology," Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, June 15, 2004.

  "Homer To Hollywood," On Point, May 21, 2004:  A discussion of the blockbuster movie "Troy" and the ways in which it compares or differs from the original.

  "The Fall," In Our Time, April 8, 2004:  Melvyn Bragg examines the Genesis story.

  "The Norse Gods," In Our Time, March 11, 2004:  Melvyn Bragg's BBC series looks in at Viking mythology.

"Fruit Of The Magi -- Pomegranates," Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, December 12, 2003.

  "The Mythology Of Mars," Day to Day, August 27, 2003: Reporter Rory Johnston explores how people have fantasized about the planet through the centuries.

  "The Holy Grail," In Our Time, May 15, 2003:  An episode from the Melvyn Bragg BBC series.

  "Ssssnakes," Talk of the Nation, July 6, 2001:  The Science Friday edition of this American public radio programme examines the science and mythology of these reptiles.

  "Greek Drama," Morning Edition, October 18, 2000:  Theresa Schiavone of Colorado Public Radio reports on the play "Tantalus.

  "Metamorphosis," In Our Time, BBC Radio, March 2, 2000.

"Anansi The Spider," African Perspective, BBC World Service, April 24, 1999.

"Marina Warner: Managing Monsters," Episode 4, Leith Lectures, BBC Radio 4, 1994.

"In The Days Of Giants," Abbie Farwell Brown.


 

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