Outstanding educational podcast on the history of anglophone literature. Starts with ancient Sumeria, goes into Egyptian stories, archaic Greek, Old Testament, then dives deep into classic Greece and Rome. Features detailed analysis of great works such as the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Book of the Dead, Homer, Hesiod, the classic tragedians, and early Roman poets. Now up to episode 61 on Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Features extensive research, original music, and commentary by Doug Metzger, narrator of Planet and Sky Podcast.