Rethoth is a simple to understand, run and maintain Ruby blogging engine. Rethoth is written in Ruby and is based on the Ramaze web framework and the Sequel database toolkit. Rethoth is a modern port, to 2017, of the original Thoth created by @ryangrove. Rethoth demonstrates how to easily build a useful MVC-style app in Ruby without having to deal directly with meta-programming and DSL magic. Rethoth is an example of how to build a web application in Ruby without the need to learn Rails and ActiveRecord. Rethoth is ideal for newcomers to Ruby who have experience with other web frameworks and want to quickly appreciate the language and become productive with it.