Myths & Monsters

Myths & Monsters

An exploration of the stories that have gripped European imaginations for centuries, revealing the fascinating and unexpected history behind them.

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Thu, 7/18 at 7:59 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

War

Romulus and Remus; Vikings and the Valkyries who ushered them to the next world; the Trojan War; how Homer's "The Iliad" influenced Alexander the Great; Vlad the Impaler.

Thu, 7/18 at 9:45 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Love and Betrayal

The medieval romance of Tristan and Isolde; how the abandonment of Dido by Aeneas paved the way for Rome; Norse attitudes of sex and marriage in "Lay of Thrym"; Medea murders her children.

Thu, 7/18 at 11:59 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

War

Romulus and Remus; Vikings and the Valkyries who ushered them to the next world; the Trojan War; how Homer's "The Iliad" influenced Alexander the Great; Vlad the Impaler.

Fri, 7/19 at 1:45 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Love and Betrayal

The medieval romance of Tristan and Isolde; how the abandonment of Dido by Aeneas paved the way for Rome; Norse attitudes of sex and marriage in "Lay of Thrym"; Medea murders her children.

Sun, 7/21 at 1:59 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

War

Romulus and Remus; Vikings and the Valkyries who ushered them to the next world; the Trojan War; how Homer's "The Iliad" influenced Alexander the Great; Vlad the Impaler.

Sun, 7/21 at 3:45 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Love and Betrayal

The medieval romance of Tristan and Isolde; how the abandonment of Dido by Aeneas paved the way for Rome; Norse attitudes of sex and marriage in "Lay of Thrym"; Medea murders her children.

Thu, 7/25 at 7:59 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Us and Them

The role of myths and legends in the establishment of the rules of society, as well as the punishments that result from the violation of the rules.

Thu, 7/25 at 9:45 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

The End of all Things

The ancient Greek myth of Antigone, who defied laws to bury her dead brother; the Norse god Baldr; flood narratives found in myth; fascination with the undead; history of the vampire.

Thu, 7/25 at 11:59 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Us and Them

The role of myths and legends in the establishment of the rules of society, as well as the punishments that result from the violation of the rules.

Fri, 7/26 at 1:45 am America/Chicago on KLRU Q

The End of all Things

The ancient Greek myth of Antigone, who defied laws to bury her dead brother; the Norse god Baldr; flood narratives found in myth; fascination with the undead; history of the vampire.

Sun, 7/28 at 1:59 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

Us and Them

The role of myths and legends in the establishment of the rules of society, as well as the punishments that result from the violation of the rules.

Sun, 7/28 at 3:45 pm America/Chicago on KLRU Q

The End of all Things

The ancient Greek myth of Antigone, who defied laws to bury her dead brother; the Norse god Baldr; flood narratives found in myth; fascination with the undead; history of the vampire.