Mythical Plagues

A podcast of the Greek Myth Files on some mythical and historical plagues with your host, Prof. R. Scott Smith.

Greek Myth Files: Mythical Plagues

Voice actors: A.J. O'Neil (reading Oedipus the King) and Julia Sommer (reading the Iliad).

Sound engineer, post-producting: Samantha Coetzee.

Our theme music is by Jared Sims

For another mythical plague in Ovid's Metamorphoses, see this excellent blog post by Dr. Joanna Kenty, former Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate at UNH!

Lucius Verus
The co-emperor, Lucius Verus, who died in the plague engulfing Rome in 169 CE.