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Sara, Luke, and Sam take an uncomfortable dive into the religious violence of late Roman Alexandria with the film Agora. Sam puts on his historian hat to teach Luke and Sara about Serapis; all three hosts condemn the openness of men’s restrooms.
- Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed. Helen Strudwick - Sam teaches Sara and Luke about Serapis based on what he learned in this book. A great resource if you're interested in learning about ancient Egypt!
- Texts of Synesius' writings - Translations of the essays and letters of Synesius of Cyrene. His letters to Hypatia are labeled "To the Philosopher": Letters 10, 15, 16, 33, 81, 124, 154.