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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.
 
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. www.castingthroughancientgreece ...
 
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 ...
 
I'm Cullen Burke, and this is Cauldron - A Military History Podcast. I'll cover the significant battles in history, breaking down the vital players, weapons, methods, events, and outcomes. Let’s take a peek into the past and see what, if anything, can be learned from the most dramatic moments in our collective story. Let’s get stuck in!
 
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 unique view of mythology ... Imagine: Ancient Greek gods in the modern world ... Were the Greek gods no more than myths? Modern scholars say so. What if they're wrong? ... Join best selling author and mythologist Patrick Garner as he explores each of the major Greek gods--Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Athena, Poseidon, Ares and many others--and offers rare insights into who these divine beings were--and what became of them ... LIKE TO LISTEN? COMPELLING NEW STORIES ABOUT THE GODS ARE A ...
 
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On Tyranny is a show about political philosophy as applied to current events. It is the Podcast version of Ancient Greece Revisited, an online series of mini-documentaries that tries to rediscover the authentic culture of ancient Greeks. On Tyranny was born out of the need to apply some of the ideas discovered to the mass confusion of current events: from the restriction of our liberties in the wake of Covid to the rising globalism pushed by tech companies and mainstream media. Our goal is t ...
 
The most influential biographies ever written, admired by leaders, creators, soldiers, and thinkers for nearly 2,000 years: Plutarch’s Parallel lives. Essential listening for anyone striving after greatness. Alex Petkas, former professor of ancient philosophy and history, revives and dramatically retells these unforgettable stories for modern audiences. The subjects are statesmen, generals, orators, and founders; pious and profane, stoics and hedonists. The stakes bear on the future of Weste ...
 
Learn Greek with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at GreekPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
The Standard Deviations podcast is a weekly production that looks at money, mind and meaning, all through a psychological lens. Each week, psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Crosby interviews a fascinating new guest, experts in everything from finance to literature to wellness. Each guest provides listeners with three concrete ways to apply what was learned that week, ensuring that weekly listening becomes part of a path to a richer life. Episodes are brief, resear ...
 
The legendary weekly magazine Downtown - published for the first time in November 1996 - is creating unique content in fields like celebrity stories, interviews, culture, television news, city life and more. What we eat, where we go, what we are talking about with our friends, what will happen next in culture and show business are good stories for Downtown magazine. The most influential and “talk of the town” magazine in Greece. Podcast by Digital Minds See acast.com/privacy for privacy and ...
 
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 ...
 
New episodes come out Thursdays for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
Tune in to Hellenic Melodies on CJSW 90.9FM every Saturday for a taste of Greek culture and music. Experience the sounds of Greece by listening to performances of local musicians and Greek artists. Discussions encompass current topics in Greece, announcements of community and city events, and interviews. Let us take you on a cultural journey through the diverse sounds of all regions and music genres of Greece, exposing you to the warmth and vibrant energy of Greek culture. The Hellenic Melod ...
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused th ...
 
Good in Theory is a podcast about political philosophy and how it can help us understand the world today. Want to know what's in Plato's Republic or Hobbes's Leviathan but don't want to read them? This is your pod. I explain my favourite books in political theory in enough detail that you’ll feel like you read them yourself. Deep but not heavy. No experience needed.
 
Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
ELIX is a non-governmental organisation in Greece providing non-formal education. On this podcast channel you will find remote learning resources for language learners of Greek as foreign language in the framework of the programme "The Learning for Integration Project: Quality Learning and Non-Formal Education for Refugee and Migrant Children and Adults in Greece" with the support of UNICEF, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and DG HOME. The Mini Kids Podcast series is being pro ...
 
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This is a teaser of the bonus episode, The Iliad found over on Patreon. For part three of our look at Homer we now turn the the second great work attributed to him, The Odyssey. Unlike the Iliad this would be a tale of adventure and homecoming, seeing the hero Odysseus attempt to make his way back home to his kingdom of Ithaca, his wife Penelope an…
 
Greece has quietly been building an anti-drone system that will significantly enhance its ability to defend its islands in the Aegean. The system being deployed, which uses Israeli technology and has similar characteristics to Israel’s Drone Dome, essentially operates in a way that interferes with the flight capability of potential enemy UAVs. Asid…
 
Some sources say in 2022 Athens surpassed many other big cities in drug sales and drug circulation (cocaine, heroine, synthetics etc). This epeisode talks about how most sales happen with synthetic drugs which are way cheaper than the pure ones like cocaine. In the next epeisodes there will translations of News articles in Greek language about drug…
 
How many times do Usurpers feel remorse for stealing the throne? How many times do Emperors look at their children and think they are not fit to rule? This is the story of a Usurper who had a Change of Heart and gave everything back to the Macedonian Dynasty. The History of Modern Greece Podcast covers the events of the Greek People from the fall o…
 
Horemheb at Karnak (Part 1). Before his ascent, Horemheb had managed building projects for Tutankhamun. Now, as pharaoh, Horemheb went all out. He invested in one of the largest building sprees Karnak would ever see. His monuments continue to define this temple... Episode details: Date: c.1329 BCE. Music: Horemheb theme by Luke Chaos. Music interlu…
 
Immigration to the United States, say Ran Abramitzky and Leah Boustan, is more novel than short story: It takes decades for new immigrants to catch up economically. But their kids on average thrive economically and have higher rates of upward mobility than American-born kids. Abramitzky and Boustan talk about their book Streets of Gold with EconTal…
 
Νίκος Μουτσινάς: "Είχα παγώσει όταν με φλέρταρε ένα αγόρι και φιληθήκαμε" | DOT. Στο πιο χαλαρό τηλεοπτικό μαγκαζίνο του ΣΚΑΪ, η Νάντια Μπουλέ, ο Μίνως Θεοχάρης και η ομάδα του DoT μάς κρατούν την καλύτερη παρέα: με καλεσμένους που έχουν κάτι όμορφο να μοιραστούν μαζί μας, με ιδέες για να περνάμε καλά, με συνταγές για να τρώμε νόστιμα και συμβουλές…
 
Playlist: DJ Valentino, Antonis remos, Kaiti Garbi, Oge - Kivotos Kelly Kelekidou, DJ Valentino, Christodoulos Siganos - Glika Glika Glikia Mou Pix Lax - Den Tha Dakriso Pia Gia Sena Giorgos Kakosaios - Min Tis Peite Helena Paparizou , Antique - Ti Ti Ivi Adamou - Agoraki Mou Kati Garbi, Phoebus - Ama Figo Nikiforos - Mia Nihta Thelo Mono Stamatis …
 
In this mini episode I pick out some themes from Sappho's famous poem. But that's not all - I also include a performance of it in ancient Greek courtesy of Seikilo. For more info, a reading list, more about Seikilo and transcription of the episode head over to www.ancientblogger.com - as you'll hear it's had a bit of an overhaul. If you can review …
 
Now in complete control in Geneva, John Calvin sought to forge a Protestant alliance with first Strasbourg, then Saxony, and finally with Bullinger in Zurich. While dealing with foreign issues, within Geneva itself, things were getting rough. The situation in France had deteriorated for Protestants, leading thousands to flee. Many of these refugees…
 
Episode 103 - all notes from the show can be found at www.zippingaroundtheworld.com on the home page. Scroll to find Episode 103. Don't forget to subscribe to the show! Tell your friends and social media. Leave me a comment on my website under the comments tab if you have ever used any of my travel tips or locations.…
 
Rich posed this question for Murray, 'we have a relatively good picture of what the Roman Legionary weapons and materiel manufacturing process looked like (at least for some time periods). Do we have any similar information for the Philippian/Alexandrian Macedonian army? That's a lot of 16-foot-long sarissa shafts and spear points to manufacture, a…
 
Earlier this week there were many who anticipated that Turkey would stand by its veto over Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership bids. Instead, on Tuesday night we saw the three countries reach an agreement that NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said addressed Turkey’s concerns, essentially paving the way for the Nordic countries to join NATO. After the d…
 
This week, On Tyrranny speaks with Alex Priou, a scholar, an author, and a lover of wisom Topics discussed: Leo Strauss Ancient vs Modern Philosophy Plato's Symposium The Divinity of Eros The Consequences of Modern Science Links mentioned in this episode:Twitter - https://twitter.com/alexpriouWeb - https://alexpriou.com/Podcasts - https://thenewthi…
 
Star Carr, located in the Yorkshire region of northern England, is one of the world's richest archaeological sites, a waterlogged window onto the European Mesolithic more than 11,000 years ago. Professor Chantal Conneller spent more than a decade excavating at Star Carr, and she joins me to talk about this enigmatic and little-known but incredibly …
 
Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose was a polymath: a physicist, biologist and early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics. He made significant contributions to plant science, designing ingenious devices to measure plant growth and responsiveness. He founded one of India’s oldest and most distinguished resear…
 
Tune in to hear: - If Tim could personify himself as a guitar, what type of guitar would he be? - Tim thinks that engagement, performance and persuasion all begin with behavioral science and that behavioral science begins with the unconscious. What does this mean from a scientific perspective and how can we tap into these unconscious motivations? -…
 
This year holiday bookings to Greece are skyrocketing, and many are hoping Greece could reach or even exceed the numbers from 2019, a record breaking summer. While visitors are returning to Greece en masse this summer, the country is struggling to find enough people to work in its vital tourism industry to cope with this increase in demand. Prime M…
 
Last week Bulgaria’s government collapsed after a no-confidence vote in parliament. The move comes at a delicate time - especially considering Bulgaria’s position vis-a-vis Ukraine and Russia, and its role in holding up the EU integration of North Macedonia and Albania. Following the vote of no-confidence, Bulgaria’s parliament voted to lift its ve…
 
As this week’s NATO summit kicks off, instead of welcoming Sweden and Finland into the alliance, leaders will have to address the question of Turkey, which is derailing NATO’s enlargement and threatening NATO ally Greece. While Greece is prepared to respond decisively if Turkish President Erdogan raises questions about the sovereignty of Greek isla…
 
Χρήστος Χατζηπαναγιώτης: "Η Δανάη με Επηρεάζει Περισσότερο απ' τη Βίκυ στα Επαγγελματικά μου" | DOT. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Ρένια Λουιζίδου: "Το 2004 Κινδύνευσα να Πεθάνω" | DOT. Η Ρένια Λουιζίδου κάθεται στον καναπέ του dot. και μας λέει πως δεν την ενδιαφέρει καθόλου ο "πρωταθλητισμός" κι ας έχει πρωταγωνιστήσει στις μεγαλύτερες επιτυχίες της ιδιωτικής τηλεόρασης. Δηλώνει τεμπέλα κι ας δουλεύει ακατάπαυστα και ντρέπεται όταν θυμάται πως ξεστόμισε στο παιδί της την ατά…
 
Glaciers matter to the people who live near them – but how do these communities respond as more and more ice melts away? A priestess of the Icelandic religion of Ásatrú explains how ancient Norse mythology orients her towards nature, and a professor shares how her experiences on the Himalayan glaciers revealed a deep connection between spirituality…
 
This week the EU’s 27 leaders took a historic step during a two day summit in Brussels to grant EU candidate status to Ukraine. While the move marks a significant step for EU enlargement efforts, Western Balkan leaders, who traveled to Brussels for high level meetings with their EU counterparts, were left frustrated at the lack of movement on their…
 
In this episode, John Calvin makes his triumphant return to Geneva where he can all his plans into action. Here he will build his Godly society and found his famous "Consistory": designed to regulate human moral conduct. As you can imagine, it was controversial. Check out the website for more content: www.westerncivpodcast.com Become a Patron for a…
 
Last week the EU finalized a natural gas agreement with Israel and Egypt, building on what’s been a busy month when it comes to energy in the Eastern Mediterranean. These agreements further showcase how the region can be a game-changer in reducing the dependence of America’s European allies on Russian energy. At the same time, however, we’re seeing…
 
The Delian League had been campaigning in and around the Aegean for the best part of ten years. Thucydides had given us the picture of Athenian growth in power during this period with the league focusing less and less on the Persian threat and looking to police Greeks in the region before then having to turn to their own members looking to leave th…
 
“For this campaign I see so very ill a prospect that I am extremely out of heart.” So wrote the man most responsible for today’s battle and one of Britain’s greatest military victories, the battle of Blenheim. Music by DopeBoys Sources Upon Request Follow Along On Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok As Always - Rate/Review/Subscribe And Thanks…
 
Patron of the podcast Chris writes, 'we are told right before the great Illyrian revolt of AD 6-9, the Romans were preparing a campaign against king Maroboduus and the Marcomanni. It is said he had an army of 74,000 (70,000 infantry and 4,000 Cavalry). What do you guys think the outcome would have been of that war/campaign; would he have stood a ch…
 
Of all the Austronesian-speaking peoples, none have gone further than the Polynesians. Professor Patrick Vinton Kirch of the University of Hawaii is one of the world's leading experts on the Polynesian voyages and colonization of the Pacific, and we discuss how, why, and with what impact the Polynesians spread out over half of the planet. Patrick's…
 
The reality behind the stereotypical image of Japan’s fearsome elite warriors is more nuanced than we are led to believe. It is thought the samurai developed as a social class in medieval Japan, when the term could encompass lowly foot soldiers or mercenaries, and often untrustworthy ones at that. A far cry from the skilled fighters who supposedly …
 
Chios, the fifth largest Greek island, is best known perhaps as one of the acclaimed birthplaces of Homer; The famous ancient poet, supposed author of Iliad and Odyssey. Whatever truth is behind this claim, we will never know. The second most important thing that is famous for, is mastiha, from the south of the island, the beautiful 'tears' which g…
 
Tune in to hear: - When we narrow down the financial advisors to those who we would trust to manage our spouse’s or parent’s finances, Steve thinks that we do so largely on behavioral factors alone. Which behavioral considerations make someone a trusted advisor? - From the outside looking in (i.e. if you don’t personally know an advisor beforehand)…
 
When Greece became part of the Roman empire in 146 B.C., the Olympic gods were still dominant. But the gods had begun to drift away even then. This episode tracks their willful retreat from the lives of mankind. Narrated by mythologist and best-selling author, Patrick Garner, Garner's Greek Mythology is unlike any other Greek history series. Here t…
 
In response to Turkey’s clear aggression in the Aegean, the State Department has resorted to a policy of neutrality and equidistance. Instead of calling out Turkey’s revisionism and condemning its threats against Greece in a clear and unequivocal way, it has resorted to on the one hand supporting the principle of sovereignty and territorial integri…
 
This week Western Balkan leaders will travel to Brussels for a high-level meeting with EU leaders where they will discuss progress on their integration with the EU and the challenges posed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The meeting comes as the debate over EU enlargement picks up again, which has seen calls from key European leaders for the EU to…
 
Queen Mutnodjmet is a curious case. For some scholars, she may be the lost sister of Nefertiti. This hypothesis has kicked around for over 100 years. Why can’t we resolve it? Episode details: Date: c.1330 BCE. Music: "Hymn to Hathor," by Bettina Joy de Guzman www.bettinajoydeguzman.com Interludes by Luke Chaos https://twitter.com/luke_chaos Find pi…
 
Άκης Σακελλαρίου: "Θα Ξανακάναμε σαν Τρελοί το 'Είμαστε στον Αέρα' " | DOT. O Άκης Σακελλαρίου έρχεται με φόρα από τις Κάννες και περιγράφει τη στιγμή που θα άφηνε τον Morgan Freeman εκτός Φεστιβάλ και εξηγεί τι ήταν αυτό που έκανε την παρέα του «Είμαστε στον Αέρα» τόσο αγαπητή. Τέλος, θυμάται μια παράξενη ιστορία απ’ το μετρό της Νέας Υόρκης που τ…
 
Lysander returns from his setbacks at Sparta with a revolutionary plan. He consults the gods about the Spartan Kingship; and some of his own prophecies about Greek geopolitics come true. In this episode: How should protegés treat mentors? How do you change a deeply conservative state? And, as always, what is the cost, for an individual, for a state…
 
Last week Greece’s Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar held a brief one-on-one meeting in Brussels. The meeting came amid escalating aggressive rhetoric from Ankara that has taken tensions between Greece and Turkey to dangerous levels. Vassilis Nedos, Kathimerini’s diplomatic and defense editor, joins Than…
 
Μυρτώ Αλικάκη: "Επειδή μεγαλώνω θέλω να προλάβω όσα περισσότερα πράγματα μπορώ" | DOT. Στο πιο χαλαρό τηλεοπτικό μαγκαζίνο του ΣΚΑΪ, η Νάντια Μπουλέ, ο Μίνως Θεοχάρης και η ομάδα του DoT μάς κρατούν την καλύτερη παρέα: με καλεσμένους που έχουν κάτι όμορφο να μοιραστούν μαζί μας, με ιδέες για να περνάμε καλά, με συνταγές για να τρώμε νόστιμα και συμ…
 
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