While Alba tends to her two least favourite patients, Magnus receives some advice from the local wildlife.
Alba is summoned to remove some unexpected snakes from King Gunther’s head, and saddled with a bothersome young patient — not to mention some unwanted help from a fairy.
Around the year 1100 BC, a wave of destruction washed over the Eastern Mediterranean. It wiped whole civilizations off the map, and left only ash and ruin in its wake.
This catastrophe, known as “the Late Bronze Age Collapse”, has become one of the enduring puzzles of history. I want to explore how so many societies could collapse all at once, and seemingly without warning, as well as examine the lessons it might teach us in our increasingly globalised and interconnected world.
Sound engineering by Thomas Ntinas
Music by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Additional music (The Hurrian Hymn) by Michael Levy
This week on the Myths and Legends podcast, I’ll introduce the show and discuss what it’ll be about. Then, we’ll start right in on the story of Yvain, a knight of King Arthur’s court who’ll show that by being a huge jerk to nearly everyone you’ll get everything you can ever want, throw it all away, and get it all again!
Then, for the mythological creature of the week, the hidden folk of Iceland, cheerful little elves who might give you great gifts or rain rocks down on you.
Read about Kindness of Strangers from Annie Keating’s All the Best (From Brooklyn with Love) and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
As a bear hunt distracts the town, Agents Pierce and Marshall uncover layers of corruption, and learn that there are many sides to the battle for Burns.
MARVEL’S WOLVERINE: THE LONG NIGHT starring Richard Armitage as Wolverine. Directed by Brendan Baker. Assistant Directed by Chloe Prasinos. Produced by Jenny Radelet and Daniel Fink. Written by Benjamin Percy. Featuring performances by Scott Adsit (Sheriff Ridge), Bob Balaban (Joseph Langrock), Zoe Chao (Mallory), Ato Essandoh (Agent Marshall), Celia Keenan-Bolger (Agent Pierce), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Bobby), Brian Stokes Mitchell (Prophet), James Hindman (Sawmill Manager), Lannon Killea (Brent Langrock), Gordon Tashjian (Man at Bear Hunt).
For more on WOLVERINE: THE LONG NIGHT, listen to The Marvel After Show, hosted by Christina Harrington (Women of Marvel) and Jerah Milligan (Black Men Can’t Jump in Hollywood), exclusively on Stitcher Premium. For more information, visit wolverinepodcast.com. For Marvel merch, including the official t-shirt for Wolverine: The Long Night, visit PodSwag.com.
This episode is sponsored by Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans (www.rocketmortgage.com/WOLVERINE) and Fracture (www.fractureme.com/WOLVERINE).