Episode 13: Jim Phelan & Sarah Iles Johnston — The Myth of Arachne and Athena

In this episode of the Project Narrative Podcast, Jim sits down with Sarah Iles Johnston to read and discuss her own retelling of the myth of Arachne and Athena from her new book to be published later this year by Princeton University Press, Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths for Modern Readers. In Gods and Mortals, Sarah retells an incredible 140 Greek myths.

Sarah Iles Johnston is college of arts and sciences Distinguished Professor of Religion at the Ohio State University and a Core Faculty Member of Project Narrative. Sarah also holds an appointment in the department of Classics.