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Mythology

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Mythology

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

Sudika-mbambi Pt. 1

They are two brothers known in Angola culture as the thunder Gods—with Sudika-mbambi being the thunder from the east, and his twin brother Kabundungulu the echo of thunder that answers from the west. They were known to destroy demons, defeat monsters, and take whatever they wanted.

49 MIN6 d ago
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Sudika-mbambi Pt. 1

Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne

Perhaps the story that exemplifies Robin Hood’s character more than any other was Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne. It’s possibly the oldest Robin Hood ballad, dating back to before the 15th Century. And it begins with the titular hero awakening from a dark and troubling dream...

46 MIN1 w ago
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Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne

Quetzalcoatl

Known as the feathered serpent, Quetzalcoatl has been worshipped in various forms by cultures throughout the region that is now Mexico. According to the Toltecs, he was initially a mortal priest-king named Ce Acatl who suffered a horrific fall from grace. He sacrificed himself to save humanity from a coming disaster and, in the process, was transformed into a god.

56 MIN2 w ago
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Quetzalcoatl

Mythology Rewind: Loki Pt. 1

On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Mythology that you might have missed! The son of a Giant and a God, Loki shows an ambivalence towards their problems and relies heavily on shape-shifting tricks.

46 MIN3 w ago
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Mythology Rewind: Loki Pt. 1

Beowulf Pt. 3

As Beowulf approaches his twilight years, he is left with little else to accomplish. He has slain monsters, ruled a peaceful kingdom for 50 years, and held invaders at bay. But that tranquility is soon disturbed when an underground thief steals a cup from a dragon—and a fiery fury is unleashed on the land of the Geats.

44 MIN3 w ago
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Beowulf Pt. 3

Beowulf Pt. 2

After defeating the vicious monster Grendel, Beowulf and the Danes celebrate their first night of peace in many years. But little do they know, another vicious beast lurks in the darkness—Grendel's terrible mother, a creature who will stop at nothing for revenge.

47 MINJAN 14
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Beowulf Pt. 2

Beowulf Pt. 1

Whether it’s dismissed as little more than an old children’s story or a record of the moment when paganism gave way to Christianity, Beowulf has had a profound impact on the evolution of western storytelling and is one of the most important works of Old English literature.

52 MINJAN 7
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Beowulf Pt. 1

Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 2

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: In the wake of Queen Hippolyta’s death and Antiope’s abduction by Theseus, the Amazon Queens’ youngest sister, Penthesilea, was left to rule the nation of warrior women. Consumed with rage at the injustices done to her sisters, Penthesilea grew into a bitter leader.

54 MIN2019 DEC 31
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Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 2

Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 1

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: For years, the tribe of warrior women known as “the Amazons” lived in isolation on an island far from men, until Hercules and Jason and the Argonauts beached upon their shores. From that moment on, a friendship was forged that would ultimately lead to the Amazons’ destruction.

52 MIN2019 DEC 24
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Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 1

Krampus Pt. 2

Krampus is only one of a wide variety of Germanic Holiday Demons. In the 12 days surrounding Christmas, or Rauhnächte, demons, witches, werewolves, and spirits are believed to haunt the Alps, making the Christmas season a time of horror.

46 MIN2019 DEC 17
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Krampus Pt. 2

Latest Episodes

Sudika-mbambi Pt. 1

They are two brothers known in Angola culture as the thunder Gods—with Sudika-mbambi being the thunder from the east, and his twin brother Kabundungulu the echo of thunder that answers from the west. They were known to destroy demons, defeat monsters, and take whatever they wanted.

49 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Sudika-mbambi Pt. 1

Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne

Perhaps the story that exemplifies Robin Hood’s character more than any other was Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne. It’s possibly the oldest Robin Hood ballad, dating back to before the 15th Century. And it begins with the titular hero awakening from a dark and troubling dream...

46 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne

Quetzalcoatl

Known as the feathered serpent, Quetzalcoatl has been worshipped in various forms by cultures throughout the region that is now Mexico. According to the Toltecs, he was initially a mortal priest-king named Ce Acatl who suffered a horrific fall from grace. He sacrificed himself to save humanity from a coming disaster and, in the process, was transformed into a god.

56 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Quetzalcoatl

Mythology Rewind: Loki Pt. 1

On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Mythology that you might have missed! The son of a Giant and a God, Loki shows an ambivalence towards their problems and relies heavily on shape-shifting tricks.

46 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Mythology Rewind: Loki Pt. 1

Beowulf Pt. 3

As Beowulf approaches his twilight years, he is left with little else to accomplish. He has slain monsters, ruled a peaceful kingdom for 50 years, and held invaders at bay. But that tranquility is soon disturbed when an underground thief steals a cup from a dragon—and a fiery fury is unleashed on the land of the Geats.

44 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Beowulf Pt. 3

Beowulf Pt. 2

After defeating the vicious monster Grendel, Beowulf and the Danes celebrate their first night of peace in many years. But little do they know, another vicious beast lurks in the darkness—Grendel's terrible mother, a creature who will stop at nothing for revenge.

47 MINJAN 14
Comments
Beowulf Pt. 2

Beowulf Pt. 1

Whether it’s dismissed as little more than an old children’s story or a record of the moment when paganism gave way to Christianity, Beowulf has had a profound impact on the evolution of western storytelling and is one of the most important works of Old English literature.

52 MINJAN 7
Comments
Beowulf Pt. 1

Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 2

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: In the wake of Queen Hippolyta’s death and Antiope’s abduction by Theseus, the Amazon Queens’ youngest sister, Penthesilea, was left to rule the nation of warrior women. Consumed with rage at the injustices done to her sisters, Penthesilea grew into a bitter leader.

54 MIN2019 DEC 31
Comments
Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 2

Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 1

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: For years, the tribe of warrior women known as “the Amazons” lived in isolation on an island far from men, until Hercules and Jason and the Argonauts beached upon their shores. From that moment on, a friendship was forged that would ultimately lead to the Amazons’ destruction.

52 MIN2019 DEC 24
Comments
Best of 2019: The Amazons Pt. 1

Krampus Pt. 2

Krampus is only one of a wide variety of Germanic Holiday Demons. In the 12 days surrounding Christmas, or Rauhnächte, demons, witches, werewolves, and spirits are believed to haunt the Alps, making the Christmas season a time of horror.

46 MIN2019 DEC 17
Comments
Krampus Pt. 2
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