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Jeremy Mynott: Birds in the Ancient World

October 31, 2018

Ancient Greek and Romans thought a lot about birds. They trapped them for food, wrote many myths, stories, and plays about them. They used them to predict the future and carry messages to the gods. They even used them in medicine. On this episode of Inquiry, we talk with writer, translator, and radio and television broadcaster JEREMY MYNOTT about his new scholarly book: BIRDS IN THE ANCIENT WORLD: WINGED WORDS.