The Downward Journey or the Tyrant

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Kataplous
Κατάπλους ἢ Τύραννος
Voyage to the Lower World
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This is a dramatic reading of Lucian's dialogue The Downward Journey in the original ancient Greek, with multiple voices and sound effects, intended to help students of ancient Greek improve their aural fluency. In the dialogue, a group of dead people, including the tyrant Megapenthes, are carried to the Underworld in Charon's boat. Only the cobbler Micyllus accepts his fate with resignation. Runtime: 46:20.

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This is a dramatic reading of Lucian's dialogue The Downward Journey in the original ancient Greek, with multiple voices and sound effects, intended to help students of ancient Greek improve their aural fluency. Runtime: 46:20. Credits: Recording: Zachary Thomas and Leonardo Buscemi Editing: Zachary Thomas Voice credits: Rhadamanthus: Raymond Spiotta Megapenthes: Conor Stark Hermes/ The Bed: Jules Culot Tisiphone: Julie Ethioux The Lamp: Leonardo Buscemi Mikullos: Michael Kopf Clotho: Catie Crnkovich Charon: Leon Wirtz Kuniskos: Christophe Rico Erinys: Julie Ethioux The Dead: Zachary Thomas and Leonardo Buscemi
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The Polis Institute (Jerusalem) and Cornell University. The Polis Institute created the recording (see description for credits). Funding for the project was obtained by Michael Fontaine, Professor of Classics, Cornell University from Cornell University's Language Resource Center.
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2019-02-02
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Polis Institute - Cornell University
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Lucian; Greek; Downward Journey or the Tyrant
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This is an audio recording of Lucian's dialogue The Downward Journey, with multiple voices and sound effects.
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