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Ruins of the Roman colony of Conimbriga, Portugal, 2019

My name is Jeremy J. Swist. I am a professional classicist who studies the reception of Greek & Roman mythology and history in heavy metal music. This blog is designed to archive for ease of access the original content posted on my Facebook page Heavy Metal and the Ancient World. Follow me on Twitter @MetalClassicist. For access to my academic publications, check out my Academia.edu page and/or email me at jeremyswist@brandeis.edu. On occasion, I also write for the traditional heavy metal webzine Ride Into Glory.