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Mythology

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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.

Latest Episodes

Emerging Into the Upper World

Born in darkness, deep within the earth, Ia’tik and Nao’tsiti were all each other had—until the voice of a spirit guided them into the barren world above. This creation tale comes from an American indigenous tribe of New Mexico, the Acoma Pueblo.

51 MIN6 d ago
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Emerging Into the Upper World

Kammapa

From South Africa's Kingdom of the Sky comes the story of Kammapa: a shapeless, ravenous beast that nearly swallowed all of humanity.

45 MIN1 w ago
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Kammapa

Motecuhzoma Pt. 2

Motecuhzoma has found Aztlán, but he is farther from his goal than he hoped. His search for Coatlicue will force him to face more of his personal demons, and the impending doom that faces his people.

49 MIN2 w ago
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Motecuhzoma Pt. 2

Motecuhzoma Pt. 1

He was a real historical figure, but Motecuhzoma’s story has become shrouded in myth. This particular legend tells the story of how the Aztec King went in search of their ancient homeland to save his kingdom from a deadly drought.

44 MIN3 w ago
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Motecuhzoma Pt. 1

The Mwindo Epic Pt. 2

An older, bolder Mwindo returns to his village to take down his father, but his temper causes unimaginable destruction and his father flees into the Underworld. As Mwindo ventures there to find him, he befriends a goddess, bargains with a god, and learns the hallmarks of a true leader.

54 MINJUL 7
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The Mwindo Epic Pt. 2

The Mwindo Epic Pt. 1

In this lively tale from the Nyanga people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a moody, magical toddler named Mwindo scrambles to escape his village chief father’s unhinged attempts to kill him.

48 MINJUN 30
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The Mwindo Epic Pt. 1

Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 2

In the second part of this Mythology Father's Day special, the Titans are defeated, and the new gods rule from Olympus. But Zeus, new King of the Gods, is beset by doubts. How can he keep himself from following in his father's footsteps? And will his own children seek to overthrow him, the way he overthrew Cronus?

47 MINJUN 23
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Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 2

Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 1

The origin story of the Greek Gods is one of the most infamous father-son stories in all of mythology. Cronus, the King of the Titans was given a prophecy that he would be overthrown by his children. To prevent this from happening, he made a rather dramatic choice...

52 MINJUN 16
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Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 1

The Aeneid Pt. 4

Today, we conclude our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid: The war between the Latins and the Trojans comes to a head, while Venus seeks to put a stop to Juno's cruelty once and for all. Meanwhile, Aeneas charges head-long toward his destiny: a final battle with the future glory of Rome hanging in the balance.

46 MINJUN 11
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The Aeneid Pt. 4

The Aeneid Pt. 3

Today, we continue our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid. Tune in this Thursday for the fourth and final part: Aeneas's adventure doesn't end when he reaches Italy. While he sets out to make allies of the people who live there, Juno conspires to throw the Trojans into a new war.

47 MINJUN 9
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The Aeneid Pt. 3

Latest Episodes

Emerging Into the Upper World

Born in darkness, deep within the earth, Ia’tik and Nao’tsiti were all each other had—until the voice of a spirit guided them into the barren world above. This creation tale comes from an American indigenous tribe of New Mexico, the Acoma Pueblo.

51 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Emerging Into the Upper World

Kammapa

From South Africa's Kingdom of the Sky comes the story of Kammapa: a shapeless, ravenous beast that nearly swallowed all of humanity.

45 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Kammapa

Motecuhzoma Pt. 2

Motecuhzoma has found Aztlán, but he is farther from his goal than he hoped. His search for Coatlicue will force him to face more of his personal demons, and the impending doom that faces his people.

49 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Motecuhzoma Pt. 2

Motecuhzoma Pt. 1

He was a real historical figure, but Motecuhzoma’s story has become shrouded in myth. This particular legend tells the story of how the Aztec King went in search of their ancient homeland to save his kingdom from a deadly drought.

44 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Motecuhzoma Pt. 1

The Mwindo Epic Pt. 2

An older, bolder Mwindo returns to his village to take down his father, but his temper causes unimaginable destruction and his father flees into the Underworld. As Mwindo ventures there to find him, he befriends a goddess, bargains with a god, and learns the hallmarks of a true leader.

54 MINJUL 7
Comments
The Mwindo Epic Pt. 2

The Mwindo Epic Pt. 1

In this lively tale from the Nyanga people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a moody, magical toddler named Mwindo scrambles to escape his village chief father’s unhinged attempts to kill him.

48 MINJUN 30
Comments
The Mwindo Epic Pt. 1

Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 2

In the second part of this Mythology Father's Day special, the Titans are defeated, and the new gods rule from Olympus. But Zeus, new King of the Gods, is beset by doubts. How can he keep himself from following in his father's footsteps? And will his own children seek to overthrow him, the way he overthrew Cronus?

47 MINJUN 23
Comments
Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 2

Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 1

The origin story of the Greek Gods is one of the most infamous father-son stories in all of mythology. Cronus, the King of the Titans was given a prophecy that he would be overthrown by his children. To prevent this from happening, he made a rather dramatic choice...

52 MINJUN 16
Comments
Father’s Day Special: Zeus & Cronus Pt. 1

The Aeneid Pt. 4

Today, we conclude our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid: The war between the Latins and the Trojans comes to a head, while Venus seeks to put a stop to Juno's cruelty once and for all. Meanwhile, Aeneas charges head-long toward his destiny: a final battle with the future glory of Rome hanging in the balance.

46 MINJUN 11
Comments
The Aeneid Pt. 4

The Aeneid Pt. 3

Today, we continue our four-part re-telling of the ancient classic, the Aeneid. Tune in this Thursday for the fourth and final part: Aeneas's adventure doesn't end when he reaches Italy. While he sets out to make allies of the people who live there, Juno conspires to throw the Trojans into a new war.

47 MINJUN 9
Comments
The Aeneid Pt. 3

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