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Ancient Myths and Legends of the Ossetians
Small Nations, Big World
Citation: Colarusso, J. (2015), Comment on “Can human populations be stabilized?” by Stephen G. Warren, Earth’s Future, 4, 16–17.
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, originally published in Hesperia 83 (2014), pp. 447–493.
Articles about politics written for 'The Conversation'
Radcliffe Exploratory Seminar on Comparative Mythology 6-7 October 2010
This is the first comprehensive grammar of a non-Indo-European language from the Northwest Caucasian family in a language other than Russian.
Trump is travelling to Helsinki to have his first summit with Vladimir Putin despite news that the U.S. Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian nationals for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
A polyglot who can speak 18 languages and also talk mythology, philosophy, physics and Faulkner, McMaster’s John Colarusso seems from another era.
Dr. Colarusso will not be taking graduate students for the 2020 program year.
Comparative Mythology, December 2019, Volume 5, Issue 1
Abstract: The Norse saga of King Hrolf...
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The Nart sagas lie like bedrock, or like groundwater, deep under the surface of the cultures here in the Caucasus. It is our immense privilege to welcome our esteemed guest Dr. John Colarusso to the podcast today. Dr. Colarusso ranks as the world’s leading expert on the Narts.
If our lives are to be short,
"Then let our fame be great!
Let us not depart from truth! Let fairness be our path!
Let us not know grief!Let us live in freedom!"
Women Heroes and Feminist Lessons from the Nart Sagas
a-mez-a:-n the-forest-intimate.prefix-mother, a leader of a band of women warriors
Greeks and Amazons
Warrior women in the modern Caucasus
Where do myths come from? The roots of Eurasian Lore Language evolved to tell tales, among other things.
Telling stories as social glue.
Time passes and tales grow old.
Deep Sight with John Colarusso: Myth and Politics