Episode 70: Rome's Forgotten Epic (Statius' Thebaid)
Statius’ Thebaid, Books 1-6. This epic is hardly ever read or taught these days, but in 100 CE, it was as famous as anything in the Roman world.
Episode 37: The New Comedy (Menander's Old Cantankerous)
Menander’s Old Cantankerous (316 BCE), produced during the New Comedy period, shows theater beginning to take on its modern form. Transcription: http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-037-the-new-comedy Quiz: http://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-37-quiz Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/literatureandhistory