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Caribbean Rhythms Episode 31

Timoleon and the siege of Syracuse

Interesting book on the topic of Timoleon, by Plutarch http://classics.mit.edu/Plutarch/timoleon.html

A List of the tyrants of Syracuse, you can think of them as “bosses” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tyrants_of_Syracuse

The Mythology of Persephone https://theoi.com/Khthonios/PersephoneGoddess.html

Interesting write up on triremes, which Timoleon used to take Syracuse
https://kosmossociety.chs.harvard.edu/?p=45862

Dante viewed Brutus and Cassius, along with Judas, as the worst of sinners in the ninth circle of hell. http://danteworlds.laits.utexas.edu/textpopup/inf3402.html

The story of the 47 ronin, which acted like drunken idiots so that their enemies let their guard down….wat mean?
https://www.britannica.com/event/47-ronin

Early in the show BAP mentions the health minister of Belgium and the new rules…very disrespectful!
https://www.thequint.com/news/webqoof/belgium-health-minister-bans-sexual-activities-over-covid-19-false-fact-check

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dionysius_II_of_Syracuse… Actually I THINK this is the Dionysius the tyrant that exited when Timoleon showed up in Syracuse

Hicetas, the villain of Syracuse, deposed by Timoleon https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hicetas_of_Leontini



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