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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 410
The Writers’ Bloc with Kathryn S. on The Ancient City

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The indubitable longtime Counter-Currents writer Kathryn S. [2] was host Nick Jeelvy‘s guest on the last episode of The Writers’ Bloc, where they discussed Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges’ The Ancient City [3], a history of the religion of the ancient world and the society it founded, and it is now available for download and online listening.

Topics discussed include:

The Ancient City
Domestic religion
Patriarchal society
Ancestral property
Immense knowledge of primary sources
Celibacy
Sacrifice
Conversion
Slavery as comfort
The Roman Empire
Early cities
The Bronze Age collapse
The city is not a place
Every city has a patron saint
Domestic religion
The citizen soldier
The end of the ancient system

To listen in a player, click here [4]. To download, right-click the link and click “save as.”

https://counter-currents.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/WB20220123.mp3 [4]

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