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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 ...
 
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.
 
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!
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Popular Front is an independent podcast that focuses on the niche details of modern warfare and under-reported conflict. If you want to know how suicide car bombs are built, which paramilitary factions are operating where, or what volunteer militias are fighting for, this podcast is for you. It's detailed, uncensored, and free from industry elitism. See more at www.popularfront.co
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
J.B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it is such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third edition was still being used as a college textbook in the late 1960′s. In the newer editions, a co-author rewrote the material dealing with the early centuries where there have been new archeological developments, but the later chapters and Bury’s framework were retained essentially unchanged. Bury writes in a lucid, easily understood style that entertains as i ...
 
Insomnia Wired: The Greek and International electronic music scene in two hours show only on HotStation.gr. Chris Stavropoulos (AKA Deep Oblivion) is presenting this unique (for the Greek Radio) showwith tracks from the past and the present (and probably the future, reviews, bios of artists / producers, interviews with musicians, rare tracks and remixes, all with a common element.. The electronic sound in music!
 
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 ...
 
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 a podcast of various interviews on local or web radio stations for MyAegean) MyAegean is a student initiative of the University of the Aegean. It has come to act as a springboard for creative collaboration and exchange of ideas, a vehicle which encourage and promote direct, collective and qualitative communication and information exchange, without geographical restrictions.
 
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.
 
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In the second half of book 3 of the Republic, Plato lays out the controversial theory of mimesis, which states that all art, man-made objects, and cultural products in our environment have profound effects on the health of our souls. With us to help us unpack, analyze, and evaluate Plato’s arguments is, once again, Angie Hobbs, professor of the pub…
 
The Council of Europe has sent a letter to Athens expressing “deep concern” at allegations of pushbacks of asylum-seekers at Greece’s borders. Athens denies this is taking place, stressing that these allegations are “largely unsubstantiated” while also pointing out that Greece in fact has rescued thousands of people at sea since the start of Europe…
 
EPISODE 24: PART 2 OF A COLABRORATION WITH CASTING THROUGH ANCIENT GREECE PODCAST. For something a little different this month's release is part 2 of a collaboration podcast I was fortunate enough to record with Mark from Casting Through Ancient Greece. For those who haven't listened to part 1, you can find it at the following link, or at any of th…
 
For this episode I take a break from our narrative to bring you a collaboration that I had teamed up with Steve from Spartan History Podcast to record. We went into this conversation without any scripts and just a rough plan of what we wanted to cover. Steve’s series, Spartan History Podcast, takes a deep dive into the history of the Spartans, begi…
 
Hi and welcome to another episode of the Whatever This Is Podcast! We’ve somehow been going for an entire season, and it feels quite surreal. To mark the end of the season, we brought on regular guest Richard Pike to look back at the year and give out some awards. We talked about the final match week, a few transfer rumours, and then went on a segm…
 
Last week Armenia raised the alarm that Azerbaijan had launched an incursion into Armenian territory, once again escalating tensions. This latest development comes less than six months after a cease-fire ended Azerbaijan’s devastating assault on Nagorno-Karabakh. The US, France, and Russia have all called on Azerbaijan to withdraw its troops immedi…
 
Playlist: Dionisis Shinas - Analosimo Proion Eirini Merkouri - Kati eho pathi me ta matia sou Melisses - Piki Piki Glykeria - Mpakse Tsifliki Peggy Zina - Egw tha tragoudisw Petros Imvrios - Horepse Kardia Mou Konstandinos Argiros - Pare me Agkalia Giannis Ploutarhos - To Kalytero Paidi Panos Psaltis - Aggele Mou Tamta, Mente Fuerte - Den Eisai Edo…
 
As missiles have rained down on Gaza and on Israel, violence at street level has also been at its worst for years. There have been clashes between Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel within Israel’s own borders. There have been confrontations between security forces and Palestinians in the West Bank. On a far greater scale, Gaza has been under heavy…
 
Models show that annual mean temperatures across the Mediterranean are increasing by up to 2 C over the next 30 years as a result of climate change. This will undoubtedly have a profound impact on the city of Athens, which already sees summer temperatures surpassing 40 degrees celsius, or 104 F. This issue was the focus of an article in The Guardia…
 
Hi and welcome back to another episode of WTI. This week we discuss Loko winning the cup, recent RPL action, look forward to next season, and discuss what RPL players have degrees! All this and much more! TIMESTAMPS: 00:00 Introduction 03:00 Lokomotiv win the cup! 13:30 Looking forward to the final day of the RPL 15:00 Krylia given a license, Orenb…
 
In this episode we tell the tale of the Gigantomachy, or how the Giants challenged the Olympians for control of the Cosmos. We come across a war started for ridiculous reasons, lots of fighting, the help of a mortal, some stolen cattle, and dastardly war tactics. —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the be…
 
In this episode Murray, Jasper and Mark talk to Bret Devereaux. In 2020 Bret presented his paper 'Mail Armour in the Middle Republic: Adoption, Prevalence and Impact' to the Society for Classical Studies/Archaeological Institute of America Joint Annual meeting. Why not become at patron and get the magazine: https://www.patreon.com/ancientwarfarepod…
 
Today we hear from Colombia based journalist Dylan Baddour about the recent outbreak of violence in several cities across Colombia. Police have been driving around on motorbikes shooting protesters with live rounds. - www.patreon.com/popularfront - www.popularfront.co - www.twitter.com/jake_hanrahan - www.instagram.com/popular.front…
 
We are deep in the Second Decemvirate (c. 449-447 BCE) and Rome faces war on two fronts. The complications of this new political arrangement and the increasing pressure of armed conflict places the decemvirate under stress as they need to decide how to lead Rome while facing patrician opposition from the Senate. All the while, Rome’s enemies head c…
 
Zoran Zaev, the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, arrives in Greece on Thursday for meetings with Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. In the lead-up to this visit, Kathimerini featured an in-depth interview with Prime Minister Zaev about the Prespes agreement, the strengthening of bilateral ties betw…
 
A dramatic drop in water levels on the Euphrates River in recent weeks has increased tensions between Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces. Kurdish officials in northeast Syria accuse Turkey of reducing the levels of water flowing from the Euphrates, causing an agricultural crisis and a major power shortage in the region. Turkey’s Foreign Ministry deni…
 
Endy Zemenides, the Executive Director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council, joins The Greek Current to discuss what he describes as a failure by the US to make any meaningful impact in and around the latest UN-led Cyprus talks in Geneva. We explore why the US “dropped the ball” here, and what steps it should take if it is serious about play…
 
The pandemic’s impact on politics is being picked over in India after a disappointment for the BJP in West Bengal's state election. Mark Tully was born in India in 1935 and reported from across the subcontinent for the BBC for many years - working as the chief of its Delhi bureau for some of that time. He still lives in the city and has recently be…
 
This week Egypt and Turkey held two days of talks on bilateral and regional issues aimed at reseting ties after nearly eight years of a diplomatic rift. The talks come amid a charm offensive by Turkey toward Eastern Mediterranean and Gulf states aimed at ending its growing diplomatic isolation. Ankara has also sent out feelers to Israel, the UAE, a…
 
Hi and welcome to another episode of WTI! We officially have a Twitter account now, so go give it a follow @PodcastWTI. This week, we discuss the Champions League, Zenit becoming champions again, and have a long talk on the many players out of contract this summer. We also do a deep dive on the licensing debacle in the FNL. TIMESTAMPS: 00:00 Introd…
 
In this episode we tell the tale of the creation of humans. We come across generous Titans, a vengeful Zeus, stories with plots that reinforce gender stereotypes, and all the horrors of mankind. —- National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut to meet Zeu…
 
Murray answers this question from one of our patrons, Mythic Lore; 'What is known / reasonably theorised about the formations and tactics used during the late bronze age (Mycenaeans, Hittites, Luwians - Trojan War, etc)?' Like the podcast? Why not become a patron? https://www.patreon.com/ancientwarfarepodcast…
 
Under growing pressure, the head of the European commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Thursday that the EU is “ready to discuss” President Biden’s proposal to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents, but did not endorse it. The US decision to drop its objections to a patent waiver was received as a seismic shift in Europe. Supporters of the plan say it…
 
One of the funniest pieces of theatre set in Ancient Rome has to be A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962). Now there is a book about murder in Ancient Rome that matches the title inspiration for comedy as well. We sat down to talk to historian and author Dr Emma Southon about her new book A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the For…
 
This Monday Greece lifted restrictions on cafes, restaurants and bars, as the government took yet another step toward easing lockdown measures ahead of the country's international reopening. In the meantime, Prime Minister Mitsotakis told a digital conference organized by the Financial Times on Wednesday that trends linked to the overall outlook fo…
 
Paul introduces Sarah to a myth known as "The Egyptian Cinderella" aka the story of Rhodopis who had her red slipper stolen by a giant eagle. Want More Mythunderstood? Visit our patreon at www.patreon.com/_mythunderstood And be a part of the conversation over on our Discord! https://discord.gg/GrnzCDW94M Support the show by leaving a Rating & Revie…
 
President Biden has notified Congress that the administration is extending a waiver to Section 907 of the Freedom Support Act, allowing US military assistance to Azerbaijan that was originally restricted over its conflict with Armenia and tension over Nagorno-Karabakh. The move comes days after President Biden officially recognized the Armenian Gen…
 
Greece hosted the Iniochos 2021 military exercise in April - an annual exercise led by the Hellenic Air Force - with military forces from the US, Israel, the UAE, Cyprus and a number of other countries. In addition to improving their readiness and ability to work together, the exercise sent an unmistakable message to Iran that it has failed to isol…
 
Welcome to Episode 21, Oedipus & the Sphinx.. This episode features the story of Oedipus, an extraordinarily tragic figure in Greek mythology who tries to do his best, but is bested by the Fates. He meets the Sphinx—not the Egyptian version but the divine sphinx that terrified the Greeks in the city of Thebes. She killed man after man by posing imp…
 
A leaked recording has startled observers of Iran’s government and military. Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was caught out when an interview meant for the archive of a state-sponsored think-tank found its way to the media. Jeremy Bowen explains what it revealed about how the country really works.President Biden has issued an official…
 
Kokoretsi! The first love that lasts forever. It's delicious, its bloody and it requires patience and knowledge. Real heroes don't wear capes. They make kokoretsi. Thank you father! Kokoretsi is a traditional Easter delicacy, that Greeks usually make and eat on Easter Sunday, together with the other traditional dish: Spit roast lamb over charcoal f…
 
“Give us a reason to stay in Greece.” That’s the title of the investigative report on the front page of Kathimerini’s Sunday print edition that highlights the concerns young Greeks have about their place in Greek society today and their future in the country. Iliana Magra, a journalist with Kathimerini and the author of the report, joins The Greek …
 
Continuing where we left off, in this episode, we cover the transition of the Reconquista from small-scale raids to full-blown crusades. As the Almoravid Caliphate collapses the Kingdoms of Castile and Aragon begin pushing south with purpose. Check out our website for more content: westerncivpodcast.com Become a Patron today and for only $2 per mon…
 
Hi and welcome back to another episode of WTI! We're back with David Sansun today, and are undergoing a potential revamp at the podcast. We'll have a dedicated Twitter account set up for the pod soon, and are also looking at a potential name and branding change. Let us know what you think! As for the episode itself, we discussed some RPL action, be…
 
Following Socrates' claim that the ideal republic should be ruled by a class of "guardians," the question naturally arises: Who or what will keep these guardians in check? How do you prevent the government from becoming an unaccountable and oppressive regime? Our exploration of Plato's Republic continues, this time with Angie Hobbs, professor of th…
 
In this episode we tell the tale of how the Olympians came to power. We come across some pretty bad parents, people with too many arms, primordial beings with anatomical names, and lots of baby-eating. National Geographic Kids Greeking Out is a kid-friendly retelling of some of the best stories from Greek Mythology. Check out bit.ly/ZeusOut to meet…
 
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