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Jan 10, 2024

It’s 2024. We’re digging into Ancient Egyptian mythology, FINALLY! But before we really get into it, Julia’s laying out a 101 class to get us all prepped, including history, cosmology, and of course, the Book of the Dead (it’s not what you think!)


Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about or mentions of colonialism and imperialism, death, childbirth, apocalypse, elitism, and murder/execution. 



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- Co-Hosts: Julia Schifini and Amanda McLoughlin

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Spirits is a boozy podcast about mythology, legends, and folklore. Every episode, co-hosts Julia and Amanda mix a drink and discuss a new story or character from a wide range of places, eras, and cultures. Learn brand-new stories and enjoy retellings of your favorite myths, served over ice every week, on Spirits.