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The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It's not just about ancient Greece. It's about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek texts give us access to: from Egypt and Babylon, to Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we'll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics will include archaeology, literature, and philosophy. New episode every month.
 
The History of Ancient Greece Podcast is a deep-dive into one of the most influential and fundamental civilization in world history. Hosted by philhellene Ryan Stitt, THOAG spans over two millennia. From the Bronze Age to the Archaic Period, from Classical Greece to the Hellenistic kingdoms, and finally to the Roman conquest, this podcast will tell the history of a fundamental civilization by bringing to life the fascinating stories of all the ancient sources and scholarly interpretations of ...
 
A podcast on European conflicts from the perspective of each side to provide an alternative to the traditional national narratives. Going chronologically from the Ancient Greeks onwards I will describe to some extent how each battle was won or lost by particular decisions, tactics, technology or fortune. But the aim of each main narrative will be to place each battle in the context of the overall history of Europe.
 
A podcast about the history of ancient Greece for people new to and familiar with Ancient Greek history.The Casting Through Ancient Greece podcast will focus on telling the story of Ancient Greece starting from the pre history through Archaic Greece, Classical Greece and up to the Hellenistic period. Featured throughout the podcast series will be Major events such as the Greek and Persian wars, The Peloponnesian war and Alexander the Greats war against Persia. (Music Credits:"Virtutes Instru ...
 
Come join me, Cy, as I uncover and explore the stories of the people and places that make up (or made up) our world. Whether through primary sources such as ancient inscriptions or interviews with some of the greatest scholars in the field of ancient and medieval history, this podcast will expose you to historical topics that are rarely covered in depth by others. Many of these programs will be supplements to the videos that appear on the popular History with Cy YouTube channel. You won't wa ...
 
I'm Cullen Burke and this is Cauldron, a history of the world battle by battle. 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.
 
A fast-moving history of the western world from the ancient world to the present day. Examine how the emergence of the western world as a global dominant power was not something that should ever have been taken for granted. This podcast traces the development of western civilization starting in the ancient Near East, through Greece and Rome, past the collapse of the Western Roman Empire into the Dark Ages, and then follows European and, ultimately, American history as the western world moved ...
 
Hello and welcome to Plutarch’s Greeks and Romans podcast. A bi-weekly podcast inspired by Plutarch’s ancient collection of biographies of famous Grecians and Romans. Plutarch was both a Greek and a Roman citizen living during the Pax Romana - the Golden Age of the Roman Empire. Our podcast will explore 50 persons Plutarch believed were most influential in the rise of Greek and Roman civilization, from legends such as Theseus and Romulus to conquerors like Alexander the Great and Julius Caes ...
 
Dan and Bernie discuss the events of ancient history all over the world, decade per decade, starting at 1000 BC and moving forwards. Learn all about the Assyrians, the Babylonians, the mighty Pharaohs and the great kings of the Zhou Dynasty and more. Meet personalities like Ashurnasirpal II, Homer, Sennacherib, king Mu and the Buddha.
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
The Mirror of Antiquity features portraits of classical scholars that blend storytelling and academic research. Guests explore how their work on ancient Greece and Rome helps them understand the contemporary world and their own lives. Produced by Curtis Dozier with support from the Vassar College Department of Greek and Roman Studies. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This subject deals with the cultural history of the ancient Greek world through both textual sources and the material evidence of art and archaeology. The period covered runs from the Iron Age world of Archaic Greece through to the late Classical period (roughly from the 8th century to the 4th century BCE). We will concentrate mainly on Athens and mainland Greece, but we will also focus on the Greek expansion into other parts of the Mediterranean world (Sicily and South Italy) in the process ...
 
Ancient Worlds is the audio series of the Ancient Art Podcast where we choose a single work of art as a launchpad for inspiration. Here we unpack the stories, history, myths, and culture from antiquity through a modern lens and with tongue firmly planted in cheek. The Ancient Art Podcast explores the art and culture of the Ancient Mediterranean World with host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. Each episode featur ...
 
Portal to my podcast, websites, blog, and publications, providing an entryway into social and cultural life anong Greeks, Romans, Judeans, Christians, and others in ancient Mediterranean. Ethnicity, Diaspora, and relations among ethnic and minority groups is a focus..
 
This is the audio-only version of the Ancient Art Podcast. Subscribe to the HD-video Ancient Art Podcast at ancientartpodcast.org. Explore the art and culture of the Ancient Mediterranean World in the Ancient Art Podcast with your host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. Each episode features detailed examinations of exemplary works from the Art Institute of Chicago and other notable collections in addition to broa ...
 
Get your kid away from screens for a fun fifteen-minutes, answering the big questions in history! Fun for parents too! Subscribe for free on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Soundcloud and wherever else you get podcasts! Join us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and our webpage. Graphics by Molly Austin of mollyavalon.com Instrumental music by bensound.com
 
Rick Steves Athens Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of many of Athen's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves Greece guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com.
 
History storytime for children with 7 year old Sophie, 5 year old Ellie and their Daddy. Exciting stories of knights in shining armour and their battles. Henry VIII, the Tudors, Romans, World War 2, George Washington, Columbus and more. Even amazing stories of animals in history like elephants, dogs, cats and pigeons. Stirring stories of love and betrayal. Strong women and how they changed history. Real life narrative history as it should be told. Valued by teachers, enjoyed by parents, love ...
 
Imagine yourself dining with Socrates, Plato, or Pythagoras... maybe even Cicero and Julius Caesar...being a soldier marching with Alexander's the Great army in the vast Persian empire discovering new foods... or try and picture the richness of fruits and vegetables in the lush Hanging Gardens of Babylon...what foods did our ancestors ate? How did all begin? Why am I so hooked on ancient recipes and ingredients? Is the food delicious? Wholesome? Do you need to know? I think so! Recipes, ingr ...
 
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Sophie (age 7) and Ellie (age 5) tell how the Ancient Greeks helped make the world around us. ----more---- We hear about how the Greeks learned about the stars and gave them the names of their Gods. We hear how the Greek Hoplite was a war winning machine. We learn how Sparta turned their children into invincible warriors with a brutal training regi…
 
I was scheduled for a final year interview but at the very last minute - it didn't happen, so this is an adlib broadcast which asks us to become mindful of that which surrounds us and to become conscious of the force that sustains our being. In today's broadcast I remind us that: Earth. A biosphere.A complex - subtly balancedLife - support - system…
 
The Initial defence plan the Hellenic league put into action saw a land force attempting to block the Persian army’s march into Greece. Though, this was part of a larger plan which also saw a Greek fleet take up a position at Artemisium to block the advance of the Persian navy. Their position was located some 40 miles north east of Thermopylae and …
 
“He’s a Legend” Yes… Dan is indeed a legend but also Tullus Hostilius and our new favorite Greek poet who can even convince Ashurbanipal he’s an A-hole! Don’t miss this wrap up episode of the 640s. This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. If you like what we do you can support the Fan of History project on https://www.patreon.com/fano…
 
American composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Schachner returns to the Assassin’s Creed series as one of the three composers on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In this episode, Schachner discusses her process creating the track "The Sceptered Isle", melding lyrics from an old Norse rune stone with choir-like vocals. Listen to the Assassin…
 
Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. She holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Physical Education from the University of Southern California. In 1992, she earned her Doctorate in Psycho…
 
Alice and Leslie talk about the age of the samurai. From combat swimming to beheading to rice and whale meat, this episode takes you back to a time when warriors were the ruling class in Japan. PBS.org – Japan, Memories of a Secret Empire Ranker.com - Bizarre Samurai Traditions No One Knows About historyhit.com - Six Weapons of the Japanese Samurai…
 
Dr Paul Kelly is a Lecturer in Physical Activity for Health at the University of Edinburgh. He is based at the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC). Paul previously worked at the University of Oxford, where he completed a PhD in the validity and reliability of self-reported travel behaviour. His current research focuses on evaluatin…
 
I had a great conversation with Josh of the Adventure in Historyland blog and author of the book Wild East: The British in Japan 1854-1868. He knows his stuff, and his passion for history comes through loud and clear! We talked about all things Napoleon, the Italian Campaign, and Rivoli. Josh does a great job explaining interior lines and the centr…
 
In this episode, we turn to Milan and its contributions to the Renaissance as well as doing a quick overview of the city's history during this early-modern period. Then, we shift south to Rome and catch up with the Papacy as well as reviewing the history of the Sistine Chapel. Check out our website at westerncivpodcast.com Support the podcast now o…
 
Running - as well as other sports - can provide moments of transcendence, but it can also become a distraction and an escape from the absurdity of human existence. How can existential philosophy, especially the works of Camus and Nietzsche, help us understand how we slip from running as a life-affirming activity to running as an obsession? In this …
 
This is a bonus episode introducing our new host Anum Urooj and her new series. The series aims to get the perspectives of researchers, policy makers and practitioners from across the globe on the area of physical activity from multiple disciplines such as Psychology, Public Health, Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences and Sport Manageme…
 
American composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Schachner returns to the Assassin’s Creed series as one of the three composers on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In this episode, Schachner discusses her process creating the track “Asgard – Hall of the Aesir” in collaboration with British musician John Kenny. Kenny plays an ancient celtic in…
 
Sophie (age 7) & Ellie (age 5) tell of Eleanor of Aquitaine. But Eleanor has been Queen of France. Now she becomes Queen of England.----more----This is the second in our series about Eleanor of Aquitaine. But you don't need to have listened to the last episode to enjoy this one. Last week we learned how 800 years ago Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, …
 
Inspired by my interview with Historian Robin Lane Fox, I put together a brief overview of Classical Greek medical thought and practice. If you want much more information, check out Robin's book here: https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/robin-lane-fox/the-invention-of-medicine/9780465093458/ Become a patron today at: patreon.com/westerncivpodcast Che…
 
EPISODE 20 THE SPARTAN YOKE Happy new year folks, welcome back to the Spartan History Podcast, the only podcast called the Spartan History Podcast. We're turning 20 with the release of this episode and I couldn't be more pleased to be back behind the microphone. I hope you all had a safe holiday season. This time we're taking the Spartan story into…
 
In this episode, facilitated by Olli Tikkanen, Noora and Mark discuss their work together on the spiritual dimension of sport. While there is growing literature on spirituality in health psychology and occupational psychology, it still remains a somewhat marginal topic in sport studies and especially sport psychology. The episode focuses on explori…
 
"No More Bloody Camels!!” The Duke of Song brings even more hits to the 640’s…. Ashurbanipal campaigns against the Arabs while back in China Duke Huan is dealing with “Eunuchs Gone Wild”. And of course much much more! This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. If you like what we do you can support the Fan of History project on https://…
 
Dr. Kenney has advanced fellowship training in forensic psychology and developmental pediatric psychology from Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Harbor-UCLA/UCLA Medical School. She holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Physical Education from the University of Southern California. In 1992, she earned her Doctorate in Psycho…
 
Norwegian musician Einar Selvik, known for his band Wardruna and his work on the History Channel series Vikings, is one of three composers who worked on the soundtrack of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, released by Ubisoft in November 2020. Einar focused on the in-game, skaldic music players can hear in the world of Valhalla. In this episode of Game Mak…
 
Sophie (age 7) & Ellie (age 5) tell of Eleanor of Aquitaine. In a time of knights and castles, men rule. But Eleanor is Duchess of Aquitaine - no one is telling her what to do.----more---- 800 years ago Eleanor became Duchess of Aquitaine in South West France. It was a time of Knights and Castles. But the King of France, Louis the Fat, didn’t want …
 
We investigate which animals did the most to win a war. We don’t just mean animals that helped a bit – we mean animals who win a war. We don’t give up until we find some amazing animal winners! And James brings us his best animal Dad Jokes! (Are they still “Dad Jokes” if they’re all James’s jokes?!) Here are 6 questions to see how well you were lis…
 
In our first Renaissance episode, we cover the traditional "Fathers" of the Renaissance: Petrarch and Boccaccio. We discuss Humanism. Then, finally, we end with an examination of early-modern Venice. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram (@westerncivpodcast) and on our website: westerncivpodcast.com for the most up to date information and bonus co…
 
How will gender norms change in the 2020s? That is the question I posed to you, dear listener, yesterday. You can chime in on Facebook where we are @historyofsexpod. Meanwhile, here are my Top 5 predictions for changes by the end of this decade. Special thanks to all those who provided answers to the question for this episode! Don't forget to subsc…
 
How will gender norms change in the 2020s? That is the question I posed to you, dear listener, yesterday. You can chime in on Facebook where we are @historyofsexpod. Meanwhile, here are my Top 5 predictions for changes by the end of this decade.Special thanks to listeners who provided answers to the question for this episode!Don't forget to subscri…
 
Athletes' careers have been studied for several decades, but fairly little is known about those athletes who come from underserved communities and whose formative years have been accompanied by violence, poverty and instability. Rob Book worked as a physical education teacher and coach in one of the most challenging school districts in the United S…
 
2020 is almost over. We’re counting down the final hours. And here to help you do it are all the funny skits of our show from 2020. Happy New Year, everybody! Plus, updates on the show, and a question for you to answer!Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review. Support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/btnewberg. Research, writing, editing, …
 
2020 is almost over. We’re counting down the final hours. And here to help you do it are all the funny skits of our show from 2020. Happy New Year, everybody! Plus, updates on the show, and a question for you to answer! Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review. Support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/btnewberg. Research, writing, editing,…
 
Sophie (aged 7) and Ellie (aged 5) decide to tell the history of New Year going back four thousand years. ----more---- They start by going to the time of the ancient Mesopotamians. They tell how they Mesopotamians celebrated New Year at the start of Spring on March 25th. They had parties and invented the idea of New Year Resolutions. Fast forward t…
 
The Greek playwright Euripides said; "What is abundance? In a word, and no more, the wise are content with what is necessary". And we can all agree, what could be more necessary than bread, oil and wine? Hello! My name is Thomas Ntinas and this is the Delicious Legacy Podcast! Today I will sing the praises of bread! We'll see the history and myths …
 
The Habsburg Emperor Leopold I (1658-1705) faces the twin challenge of the France of Louis XIV in the west and the Ottoman Empire in the East Music: Christmas Concert by composer Arcangelo Corelli Picture: Leopoldine Wing of the Hofburg Palace, Vienna www.historyeurope.net www.patreon.com/historyeurope See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out …
 
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