Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity's history through the objects we have made
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Best History Of The World podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best History Of The World podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
Updated August 2020
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This is the History of the World podcast!!! The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey!
This is a popular narrative history of the world's greatest war. Written frankly from the viewpoint of the United States and the Allies, it visualizes the bloodiest and most destructive conflict of all the ages from its remote causes to its glorious conclusion and beneficent results.Two ideals have been before us in the preparation of this necessary work. These are simplicity and thoroughness. It is of no avail to describe the greatest of human events if the description is so confused that t ...
History of the World since 1500 CE (W3903)
A new and exciting podcast series discussing stories from history and their relevance to the contemporary world. Hosted by Patrick de Butler, and with a guest host for each episode.
Welcome to the History Of The World podcast! Each episode we delve into the rich history of everything imaginable. From people like Leonardo da Vinci, Aristotle and Jeffrey Dahmer. Places and monuments like Stonehenge, The Taj Mahal and Machu Picchu. Even the unknown and mysterious. No topic is off limits. My goal is give you the listeners the knowledge of what you want to know. So join me, in the quest for more.
I'm Cullen Burke and this is Cauldron! Every two weeks I'll cover the important battles in history and then hash out listener theories and thoughts on how the world would look if the outcome were different.
73 BCE - The story of the first acts of rebellion by the group of slaves involving Spartacus. It would be one thing for a few dozen gladiators escaping captivity, but how did this become a problem of national significance?
146 - 44 BCE - The story of the Optimates and the Populares and the characters who witnessed Rome's gradual decline from its being the most powerful entity in the world to a republic fragmented by civil strife, and introducing the incredible life of Julius Caesar.
202 BCE - This world isn't big enough for both of us. Carthage under Hannibal takes on Rome under Scipio.
216 BCE - If crossing the Alps with 37 elephants wasn't enough to impress you, then what Hannibal achieved at Cannae just a couple of years later defies belief on the deadliest day in the history of Europe before this battle.
221 - 146 BCE - The incredible story of how Hannibal crossed the Alps with tens of thousands of men and a number of war elephants and penetrated the lands of the Romans in such a way that Rome's very existence was under threat. Who won the war and what was the ultimate consequence?
264 - 219 BCE - After King Pyrrhus of Epirus left modern Italian lands, much tension existed between the societies and the eventual escalation led to the First Punic War centred in and around the island of Sicily. See what happens to the economies of two mighty powerhouses when each of them refuses to back down.…
509 - 272 BCE - With the monarchy abolished, Rome would still continue to have political and social issues as the Conflict of the Orders brought tensions between the patricians and the plebeians and threatened to halt Roman expansion before it even began.
753 - 509 BCE - The story of Romulus and Remus and the Seven Kings of Rome, but just how much of it was actually true and how much was pure mythology?
43 - 848 - When the Romans invaded Britain they discovered people who had decorated their bodies with bright colours. Who were these people and what became of them?
1523 - 1668 - The House of Vasa was predominantly the royal house of Sweden, but also of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Its greatest member was Gustavus Adolphus the Great.By History of the World podcast
336 - 30 BCE - A deeper look at the chronology of the Hellenistic world with special attention to some of the academic advances.By History of the World podcast
1200 - 336 BCE - From the fall of the Mycenaeans, to the rise of Alexander the Great, and everything else in between.By History of the World podcast
323 - 30 BCE - The sudden imperial expansion of Alexander the Great's Macedonian kingdom had a profound effect on the vast area's diverse cultures. This episode explores that effect.By History of the World podcast
323 - 281 BCE - Meet Philip III and Alexander IV, Antipater, Craterus, Antigonus, Demetrius, Cassander, Eumenes, Seleucus, Polyperchon, Ptolemy, Lysimachus and Peithon among others.By History of the World podcast
331 BCE - The inevitable showdown between Alexander the Great and Darius III took place at Gaugamela, in a battle which would change the world as everyone know it forever.By History of the World podcast
333 BCE - Alexander the Great had ventured deeper into Persian territory than any other invader. So Darius decided to make a surprise move to cut him off from his supply lines entrapping him in a narrow mountain pass.By History of the World podcast
356 - 323 BCE - In our second profile episode, we look at a man who is arguably the greatest military leader ever, the Macedonian king, Alexander the Great.By History of the World podcast
362 - 335 BCE - With the southern Balkan poleis exhausted through continued warfare, one leader in the north was holding all the cards. This is the story of Philip II of Macedon's achievements.By History of the World podcast
510 - 323 BCE - Greek Gods, Olympic Games, Oracle of Delphi, architecture, pottery, Great Dionysia, historians, science, mathematics, philosophy and education all rolled up into one complete episode.By History of the World podcast
With Athens a shadow of its former self, the road to glory was left open to the Spartans, but an old adversary called Thebes would have something to say about it.By History of the World podcast
447 - 404 BCE - The conflict reaches a defining climax as natural events and individual decisions involve much of the Greek speaking world. Will it be Athens or Sparta who prevails?By History of the World podcast
479 - 447 BCE - The Persians had been expelled from the Balkan peninsula. Fate deals its hand to the Greek lands as the region heads towards further conflict.By History of the World podcast
480 - 479 BCE - The Achaemenid Persians were now able to march on Athens. Would the Athenians stay and fight, or abandon their city? Would the Spartans assist the Athenians, or would either polis put itself in front of their alliance now that the pressure was so high?By History of the World podcast
480 BCE - Following defeat at Marathon, the Persians were back. Had the Greeks done enough to prepare for the return and would the interminably militant force of Sparta make the difference?By History of the World podcast
490 BCE - The Achaemenid Persians had been succesfully expanding their influence across the known world, but when the Athenians supported a revolt of Greek people within the Persian Empire, the Achaemenids sought revenge.By History of the World podcast
750 - 550 BCE - For a couple of centuries, the people of the Greek poleis all jumped into their boats and scattered in all directions. Where were they going? What were they doing? Why were they doing it?By History of the World podcast
565 - 493 BCE - The Peisistratid tyranny came under pressure as Athens demanded democracy so vehemently that even the mighty Spartans could not impose their authority over the Athenians.By History of the World podcast
800 - 565 BCE - We walk through the journey of the Greek capital during the Archaic period and discover what this independent city did to avoid tyranny before succumbing to it.By History of the World podcast
1200 - 600 BCE - Exactly what did happen in Greece after the Late Bronze Age Collapse and the disappearance of the Mycenaean culture, and what are poleis?By History of the World podcast
609 BCE - 651 CE - What is Zoroastrianism and how did it originate? Which belief systems did it influence and which belief systems existed alongside it in Iranian lands? How did the Persian elite view and use Zoroastrianism in their respective empires?By History of the World podcast
226 - 651 CE - The rise of the Persians who would rule their own traditional lands once again, and the journey through the centuries which would lead them to the ultimate climax against the Romans at Constantinople.By History of the World podcast
329 BCE - 224 CE - Plotting the progress of the Persian Empire after its fall to Alexander the Great, and leading into the incredible and inevitable conflicts with the Romans.By History of the World podcast
522 - 329 BCE - A closer look at the dramatic stories of the empire under the rule of Darius the Great, Xerxes I and Darius III.By History of the World podcast
609 - 522 BCE - This episode will bridge the gap between the fall of the Assyrian Empire and the rise of the Achaemenid Empire including the life of Cyrus the Great.By History of the World podcast
With this being the last unofficial episode before next week's launch of Volume 3, we take a closer look at the period between the Bronze Age and the Classical Age.By History of the World podcast
A look forward to the subject matter for Volume 3, plus an announcement regarding when the first episode will come out.By History of the World podcast
On what date, in which year was the first day ever?By History of the World podcast
The most successful dynasty of Babylon, in terms of longevity, is not talked about enough, until now.By History of the World podcast
A light hearted look at the History of the World podcast's history on YouTube.By History of the World podcast
How does this great 15th century BCE pharaoh of Egypt stack up to the featured pharaoh of volume two of the podcast, Ramesses II?By History of the World podcast
More to fill those empty weeks between volumes with a brief reminder about who the Mitanni's were and what they did.By History of the World podcast
A new species of hominin was named in 2019 called Homo luzonensis. What is it, and where does it fit into our story of human evolution?By History of the World podcast
A short and sweet debrief following the conclusion of volume two, and a look ahead at what is coming soon.By History of the World podcast
1750 - 700 BCE - Continuing the journey through the Bronze Age, crossing over the Late Bronze Age Collapse and into the Iron Age, to a time where history meets the origin of modern religion.By History of the World podcast
3000 - 1750 BCE - The rise of powerful kingdoms and civilisations in Mesopotamia, Egypt and the Indus Valley, bronzeworking in Europe and China and long distance trade and construction in the Americas.By History of the World podcast
10000 - 700 BCE - The Neolithic Revolution was a huge leap forward for humankind, but it came at a price in regard to our health. How did we interpret these new ailments and diseases and how did we combat them?By History of the World podcast
2500000 - 700 BCE - Why did we start killing each other and how come we were so good at it?By History of the World podcast
7000 - 700 BCE - Starting in Mesoamerica, we head south to explore the rainforests, highlands and savannah of South America, before heading to the Arctic tundra and heading south again to the grasslands and woodlands of the modern United States.By History of the World podcast
3500 - 200 BCE - In the mysterious Peruvian highlands, people were gathering from far and wide to take a psychedelic journey into a dark labyrinth to meet the ferocious looking jaguar deity of the Chavin.By History of the World podcast
1600 - 400 BCE - Just what was the Olmec fascination with rubber balls all about? Did the Olmecs copy the Egyptians by constructing the first Mesoamerican pyramid?By History of the World podcast