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The Plutarch Project

Joshua Nieubuurt

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The Plutarch Project
The Plutarch Project

The Plutarch Project

Joshua Nieubuurt

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The Plutarch project podcast is an opportunity to explore various facets of the Humanities. The focus of this podcast is primarily on history, literature, literary theory, mythology and religion. Take a few minutes and learn something new about the world and how humans have shaped it! Onward!

Latest Episodes

Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

This episode travels way back in time to look at some of the history of Sebek/Sobek the crocodile headed god of ancient Egypt. From the first categorical information to his role in contemporary media, Sobek lingers on!

22 MINAPR 1
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Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 16 takes a brief look at the origins of New York City and Wall Street. From its "discovery" in the 1500's, it's time known as New Amsterdam, to the building of the New York Stock Exchange.

15 MINFEB 15
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episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

This episode takes a look at the Doujima Rice exchange and the role it played in creating the Futures commodities trading instrument in the late 1600's through the Meiji restoration.

20 MINJAN 25
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Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

Episode 14: Takeru Yamato

This episode explores the mythical Japanese Hero Takeru Yamato (Yamato Takeru). From the murder of his brother to his eventual death due to the spite of a god Takeru lived a life of adventure and violence. His story is steeped in mythology, violence, and courage.

25 MIN2018 DEC 25
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Episode 14: Takeru Yamato

Episode 13: The Purpose of Art

We are thinking, self-aware animals. What is the purpose of making art? How does art relate to the world of philosophy? Both Plato and Aristotle discussed this. Today we explore how art and philosophy are two roads leading toward the pursuit of a better life.

29 MIN2018 DEC 11
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Episode 13: The Purpose of Art

Episode 12: OLGA OF KIEV AND THE KIEVAN RUS’

This episode traces the history of the establishment of the Kievan rus' and the role Olga of Kiev played in securing its legacy. From Oleg of Novgorod to theOlga of Kiev, you are in for one wild ride. This episode also explores the exploits of Olga of Kiev's revenge for the murder of her husband. Thanks for listening~!

29 MIN2018 DEC 4
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Episode 12: OLGA OF KIEV AND THE KIEVAN RUS’

Episode 11: Plato, The Immortal Soul, and the Myth of Er

This episode explores Plato's idea of the immortality of the soul in Book X of "The Republic" and the retelling of the Myth of Er. it asks the listener to take account of their life as if they had chosen it for a particular reason.

28 MIN2018 NOV 21
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Episode 11: Plato, The Immortal Soul, and the Myth of Er

Episode 10: Prometheus and the Origins of Mankind

In this episode of the Plutarch Project Podcast we explore various Ancient Greek myths regarding the origin of mankind. We also explore a particularly cunning Titan (Prometheus) and their role in the creation and development of mankind.

26 MIN2018 NOV 16
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Episode 10: Prometheus and the Origins of Mankind

Episode9: Ancient Greek Cosmogony

Before time there was Chaos. From Chaos sprung Gaia, Tartarus, and Eros. This podcast follows Hesiod's "Theogony" into the origin story of the mythological world of Ancient Greece. From the primordial deities up until the reign of Zeus-this podcast covers it all. This episode also announces the Plutarch Projects first giveaway!

32 MIN2018 NOV 7
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Episode9: Ancient Greek Cosmogony

Episode 8: Seneca and the "Consolation of Helvia"

How do people deal with their life when misfortune strikes? Seneca wrote a letter to his mother discussing how best to deal with life when fortune turns its back on you.

22 MIN2018 OCT 30
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Episode 8: Seneca and the "Consolation of Helvia"
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Latest Episodes

Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

This episode travels way back in time to look at some of the history of Sebek/Sobek the crocodile headed god of ancient Egypt. From the first categorical information to his role in contemporary media, Sobek lingers on!

22 MINAPR 1
Comments
Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 16 takes a brief look at the origins of New York City and Wall Street. From its "discovery" in the 1500's, it's time known as New Amsterdam, to the building of the New York Stock Exchange.

15 MINFEB 15
Comments
episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

This episode takes a look at the Doujima Rice exchange and the role it played in creating the Futures commodities trading instrument in the late 1600's through the Meiji restoration.

20 MINJAN 25
Comments
Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

Episode 14: Takeru Yamato

This episode explores the mythical Japanese Hero Takeru Yamato (Yamato Takeru). From the murder of his brother to his eventual death due to the spite of a god Takeru lived a life of adventure and violence. His story is steeped in mythology, violence, and courage.

25 MIN2018 DEC 25
Comments
Episode 14: Takeru Yamato

Episode 13: The Purpose of Art

We are thinking, self-aware animals. What is the purpose of making art? How does art relate to the world of philosophy? Both Plato and Aristotle discussed this. Today we explore how art and philosophy are two roads leading toward the pursuit of a better life.

29 MIN2018 DEC 11
Comments
Episode 13: The Purpose of Art

Episode 12: OLGA OF KIEV AND THE KIEVAN RUS’

This episode traces the history of the establishment of the Kievan rus' and the role Olga of Kiev played in securing its legacy. From Oleg of Novgorod to theOlga of Kiev, you are in for one wild ride. This episode also explores the exploits of Olga of Kiev's revenge for the murder of her husband. Thanks for listening~!

29 MIN2018 DEC 4
Comments
Episode 12: OLGA OF KIEV AND THE KIEVAN RUS’

Episode 11: Plato, The Immortal Soul, and the Myth of Er

This episode explores Plato's idea of the immortality of the soul in Book X of "The Republic" and the retelling of the Myth of Er. it asks the listener to take account of their life as if they had chosen it for a particular reason.

28 MIN2018 NOV 21
Comments
Episode 11: Plato, The Immortal Soul, and the Myth of Er

Episode 10: Prometheus and the Origins of Mankind

In this episode of the Plutarch Project Podcast we explore various Ancient Greek myths regarding the origin of mankind. We also explore a particularly cunning Titan (Prometheus) and their role in the creation and development of mankind.

26 MIN2018 NOV 16
Comments
Episode 10: Prometheus and the Origins of Mankind

Episode9: Ancient Greek Cosmogony

Before time there was Chaos. From Chaos sprung Gaia, Tartarus, and Eros. This podcast follows Hesiod's "Theogony" into the origin story of the mythological world of Ancient Greece. From the primordial deities up until the reign of Zeus-this podcast covers it all. This episode also announces the Plutarch Projects first giveaway!

32 MIN2018 NOV 7
Comments
Episode9: Ancient Greek Cosmogony

Episode 8: Seneca and the "Consolation of Helvia"

How do people deal with their life when misfortune strikes? Seneca wrote a letter to his mother discussing how best to deal with life when fortune turns its back on you.

22 MIN2018 OCT 30
Comments
Episode 8: Seneca and the "Consolation of Helvia"
the END