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Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
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Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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Episodes

The Book of Thoth Pt. 1: A Bamboozling Baboon

5/14/2019
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In Ancient Egypt, one god's wisdom surpassed all the rest: Thoth, the baboon god of intelligence. Thoth took it upon himself to maintain the balance of Ma'at, the force that sustained all life and constantly fluctuates between order and chaos. Sponsors! Daily Harvest - Go to Daily-Harvest.com and enter promo code MYTHOLOGY to get 3 cups FREE in your first box!

Duration:00:40:02

Bellerophon Pt. 2: Soaring Victories

5/7/2019
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Falsely accused of a horrific crime, Bellerophon is punished by King Lobates, who desperately wants to see him dead. The King sends Bellerophon on a suicide mission; to fight and kill the chimaera, a nightmarish beast with the heads of a lion, a goat, and a venomous serpent. Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order when you go to PairOfThieves.com/MYTH. Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/MYTHOLOGY to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes 2...

Duration:00:42:57

Not Guilty, Vanessa’s new podcast!

5/6/2019
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In this new podcast, we dive into cases resulting in acquittal or exoneration, examining the crimes, trials, and verdicts that make us ask the question: what defines guilt? If you enjoy true crime, courtroom drama, and high stakes storytelling, you won’t want to miss an episode of NOT GUILTY. Subscribe today on Spotify, or wherever you get your shows! In this clip we introduce the unsolved murder of Bonnie Lee Bakley, and the suspicious actions of her husband, actor Robert Blake.

Duration:00:17:49

Bellerophon Pt. 1: Justly Exiled, Unjustly Reviled

4/30/2019
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After discovering that he was the son of Poseidon, Bellerophon dreamed of flying on Pegasus, an immortal winged stallion. With the help of Athena, Bellerophon would achieve his dream, but jealousy would eventually tear his life apart. Parcasters - Did Poseidon play a role in the sinking of Atlantis? Find out this week on Unexplained Mysteries and Conspiracy Theories, where we cover different theories regarding the ancient sunken empire.

Duration:00:37:12

Perseus: A Gaze of Stone

4/23/2019
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Acrisius, the King of Argos, feared that his offspring would rise up against him. He locked Danae, his only daughter, in a tower to keep her from bearing children. Yet no tower can stop Zeus, king of the gods. Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/MYTHOLOGY to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is. Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

Duration:00:45:14

Amaterasu Pt. 2: The Sun Hides Its Face

4/16/2019
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Ancient Japan was ruled by the gods who lived in heaven, and the kami who roamed the earth. The most important god of all was Amaterasu, goddess of the sun, who gave life. However, after fighting with her brother, Amaterasu hid herself from the world, leaving everything to die. Sponsors! Daily Harvest - Go to DAILY-HARVEST.com and enter promo code MYTHOLOGY to get three cups FREE in your first box!

Duration:00:51:16

Amaterasu Pt. 1: Shining Brilliance

4/9/2019
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In Ancient Japan, practitioners of the Shinto religion worshiped Amaterasu, goddess of beauty and the sun. Amaterasu lives in the heavens shining her brilliance down upon the Earth. Yet, her brother, Susano-O, god of storms and seas, destroys her creations out of spite. Sponsors! Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Mythology a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Mythology.Robinhood.com. Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/MYTHOLOGY to...

Duration:00:42:36

Osiris and Isis Pt. 2: Chaos Reigns

4/2/2019
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Seth, the god of chaos and violence, ruled over Ancient Egypt after murdering his brother, Osiris. Now Isis, Osiris's wife and goddess of magic and compassion, set out on a quest to bring Osiris back to life. However, Seth does not plan on giving up his power easily. Parcasters - Do you want a ton of gold? Maybe you'll be the one to find the mythical city of El Dorado. Check out our most recent episode of Gone now at parcast.com/gone

Duration:00:46:58

Osiris and Isis Pt. 1: Good Intentions, Evil Siblings

3/26/2019
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They wish to lead the world to peace and prosperity, but their tyrannical grandfather stands in their way. When Isis figures out how to gain power, a nefarious villain would soon enact a plot against them that would change the fate of Egypt forever. Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart dot com slash MYTHOLOGY to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!

Duration:00:44:22

SURVIVAL, a new Parcast podcast!

3/25/2019
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This high intensity Parcast Original series features incredible stories of defying certain death and overcoming insurmountable obstacles, while taking you along for a fast paced thrill ride. To hear the rest how Shin escaped North Korea's Kaechon internment camp, subscribe to SURVIVAL on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts! Thank you for all of your support!

Duration:00:21:37

Jason and the Golden Fleece Pt. 2

3/19/2019
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After traveling most of the globe, Jason finds the fleece guarded by a tyrannical king, his army, and a dragon. Faced with such steep odds, Jason doubts his own talents. But the gods soon send him help... In the form of the King's daughter. Parcasters - Interested in the journey of a real life hero? Check out our recent episodes of Hostage covering the captivity of John McCain at parcast.com/hostage

Duration:00:43:03

Jason and the Golden Fleece Pt. 1

3/12/2019
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Jason crafts the finest ship ever built and crews it with the greatest men from Greek legend. This group of warriors then travels far across the sea facing beast, giants, and obstacles the likes of which have never been seen before. The fleece soon proves to be more difficult to acquire than Jason could have possibly imagined. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Mythology listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code MYTH. Go to BetterHelp.com/Myth. Robinhood - Robinhood is giving...

Duration:00:41:57

The Pride of Narcissus Pt. 2

3/5/2019
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After driving a man to suicide, Narcissus's self-obsessed worldview only grows. He soon finds himself stalked by Nemesis, the goddess of vengeance, and his story ends when he rejects a Nymph named Echo. This rejection was just one too many. Parcasters - To learn about an iconic event in American history, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage Sponsors! BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp dot com slash Myth to get...

Duration:00:36:33

The Pride of Narcissus Pt. 1

2/26/2019
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Blessed with nearly divine beauty, the mortal man Narcissus finds himself the object of affection from all around him. As his pride grows to momentous levels, he leaves behind him a trail of tears borne from rejection. Eventually, those tears turn to blood. Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/MYTHOLOGY to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!

Duration:00:30:59

Titanomachy: The War of the Titans

2/19/2019
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This 10-year war between the old gods and the new gods of Greek Mythology has Cronus leading the Titans and Zeus leading the new gods. Zeus came from a line of tyrannical deities, focused only on their own power. But when it comes time for him to take the lead, will he be able to forge his own way, or will he fall back into the abusive pattern of his predecessors? Parcasters - For more stories on family conflicts, be sure to check out our new podcast CRIMES OF PASSION. Listen now at...

Duration:01:08:51

The Epic of Gilgamesh Pt. 2

2/12/2019
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After slaying the giant Humbaba, Gilgamesh and Enkidu find themselves challenged by the gods themselves. The fallout from their next fight leads Gilgamesh on an existential journey for the gift of immortality. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Mythology listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code MYTH when you go to BetterHelp.com/Myth.

Duration:00:38:25

The Epic of Gilgamesh Pt. 1

2/5/2019
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The half-god king, Gilgamesh, finds himself growing bored with his power, so the gods create a wild man who can challenge his strength. When these two fearsome men meet, they will live on in their stories for millennia to come. This Mesopotamian epic poem, composed in 2100 BCE, is considered to be one of the foundational texts in human history. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Mythology listeners get 10% off the first month with discount code MYTH.

Duration:00:39:28

The Abduction of Persephone

1/29/2019
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The goddess of the harvest, Demeter, loved nothing more than her daughter, Persephone. So when Hades, King of the Underworld, kidnaps Persephone, she vows to rescue her. Demeter’s grief plunges the entire world into an endless winter. With the fate of humanity at stake, will Demeter be able to rescue her daughter? Or will Persephone be trapped forever under frozen ground? Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart dot com slash MYTHOLOGY to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Checking your...

Duration:00:39:32

Hercules Pt. 2: Apotheosis

1/22/2019
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The King sends him on a suicide mission, but determined to find redemption, Hercules sets out to complete the task. His journey would take him to the gates of Hades and the heights of Mount Olympus, but Hercules’ story would only end with fire and blood. Parcasters - If you like our Mythology podcast, you should check out our other storytelling podcast, Tales at parcast.com/tales

Duration:00:42:04

Hercules Pt. 1: Strength in Suffering

1/15/2019
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Of all the mythological figures of Ancient Greece, none has maintained as much prominence as Hercules, the demigod gifted with super strength. While many of us know of Hercules's feats, his childhood and early life were defined by drastic mistakes and their gruesome consequences. Parcasters - Be sure to check out this week’s episode of Hostage where one of the most valuable races horses in the world is held for ransom!

Duration:00:43:05