This episode features Professor Alastair Blanshard in a conversation about the representation of classical myths in Disney’s Hercules (1997).
Tag: classical reception
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For our 90th episode, Dr G and I decided to record a special episode on the Australian Ballet’s production of Spartacus. We were honoured when we were contacted and asked if we could produce an article for Classicum based on this podcast. The finished product has just been published, and so the Partial Historians has finally made it into print. We have talked about Spartacus in so many ways over the years, from film to…