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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.
 
Barbarians, political breakdown, economic collapse, mass migration, pillaging and plunder. The fall of the Roman Empire has been studied for years, but genetics, climate science, forensic science, network models, and globalization studies have reshaped our understanding of one of the most important events in human history. PhD historian and specialist Patrick Wyman brings the cutting edge of history to listeners in plain, relatable English.
 
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century. Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
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 ...
 
Hosted by DJ Merrick. Featuring: Dark Ambient, Neo-Folk, Militant, Neo-Classical, Medieval Music and more. Expect the unexpected and unexplored. Deliciously dark tunes emanating from the realms of beauty and sorrow to the depths of wrath and madness. Songs of power, passion, and perversion. Enjoy the best new and old music from these lesser-known gothic sub-genres as well as special features such as "News of the Apocalypse" and concert calendar updates....
 
For many episodes to come, we'll be exploring the rich history of Poland. From it's humble beginnings, we'll follow the people of Poland as they form their own unique cultural identity, rise into a great European power, cross paths with the Mongol Horde, save Europe from an Ottoman invasion, and do their best to keep their independence firm from one generation to the next.
 
Ground Zero is a nationally syndicated five-hour live broadcast originating from the KXL studios in Portland, OR and syndicated by the Sun Broadcast Group. Hosted by radio veteran Clyde Lewis, Ground Zero is truly independent media and covers the spectrum of Fortean/paranormal and the para-political.
 
Mythgard Academy aims to make engaging discussions of fantasy and science fiction literature free and open to everyone. The Mythgard Academy program features live discussions with Dr. Corey Olsen, The Tolkien Professor, and other experts on speculative fiction. Books are nominated and voted on by our supporters, and recordings are available for free via podcast and the Signum University YouTube channel.
 
What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? What are humanity's best ideas? Join award-winning historian Brad Harris as he engages these fundamental questions and interprets the biggest historical forces that shape their answers, from the rise of civilization and the development of modern science to the spread of disease and the growth of globalization.
 
A biweekly podcast about the global history of magic, sorcery, and witchcraft, Enchanted explores the cultural impact and practice of magic from the Bronze Age to today. New episodes every other Friday. Find us at enchantedpodcast.net.
 
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 ...
 
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It's a quick break from the Clavijo storyline for some Halloween material. Specifically, this is a story from the Icelandic Eyrbyggja, the Saga of the People of Eyri. In it, a stranger comes to Froda, blood rains down, and the dead rise up. If you like what you hear and want to chip in to support the podcast, my Patreon is here, my Ko-fi is here, a…
 
The witching season is upon us once again. Past Halloweens we’ve covered a Medieval Serial Killer, Medieval Zombies and more. All the Halloween episodes are available on the Halloween Podcast page. This Halloween we are looking at haunted castles from the Middle Ages. Castles We’ll visit a handful of castles around England and one in Ireland. Most …
 
Before we judge Bard's Saga, we take a short break to speak about this crazy story with our good friend Will Biel, a PhD candidate in Medieval Studies at the University of Connecticut. Will brings his expertise on Bard's Saga, medieval European romance literature, and Dungeons and Dragons to our table for a fascinating discussion. We think you'll e…
 
When Arche the Miller and a bunch of his cohorts got very very drunk and pretended to be ghosts, they were living in Early Modern England, but they were pretending to be Medieval Ghosts, new ghosts having not been invented yet. In this episode, we explain medieval ghosts and how to pretend to be one, tell medieval ghosts stories, and try to wrap ou…
 
Today is a discussion with Peter Konieczny from Medievalist.net and Medieval Warfare Magazine, about the Mongolian Empire of the Middle Ages. Host: Rosie Social Media: Twitter @historyeh | Instagram @historyeh.podcast | Facebook @historyeh | Website www.historyeh.com Follow the Guest Guest: Peter Konieczny Social Media: Website Medievalists.net | T…
 
Today’s episode is a little short and because of that I will be releasing a full one this Saturday, so consider this a bonus. I just didn’t want to gloss over some last things about Merovingian society before it ends. Medicine was a difficult practice in the early medieval period. Physicians worked on incomplete information and were very limited in…
 
Often dismissed as 'the Dark Ages' of the Church before the Reformation and Counter-Reformation, the Middle Ages was in fact a fascinating era for Christian preaching. Richly textual, highly informed, and even, entertaining, Fr Conor McDonough OP joins us on the podcast to discuss a Dominican perspective on preaching, especially in the Middle Ages,…
 
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He is often called the Athanasius of the West, and the two men had much in common. They defended the Council of Nicaea and opposed the emperor ... and suffered exile for their trouble. But Hilary's approach to controversy differed from that of Athanasius. He listened to his opponents, read their works, and found common ground when he could. When he…
 
In 1321 Dante Alighieri died in the city of Ravenna, near the shores of the Adriatic. In the years since his perpetual exile from his native Florence, he had lived in a variety of places in Italy. Now he was at rest. But in future centuries even his bones would continue to move, although not […] The post Episode 183: Dante's Bones, or, A History of…
 
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This week it is the very very spooky* Halloween episode about a terrifying** trek through the Greek underworld. It's definitely not a lighthearted romp where a Greek god makes a podcast, trick-or-treats as Hercules, and emcees a poetry competition. Nope. Not at all. The creatures this week are bogeymen! I don't know why it's pronounced like that th…
 
The dads battle an Avatar of Death as they chase after Glenn's soul as it soars through the sky. This episode contains profanity, violence, sexual content, references to drugs/alcohol, animal death, and body horror. Support the show on Patreon! Get merch and more at our website! Follow us on Twitter @dungeonsanddads! Check out the subreddit! DM is …
 
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CW: cannibalism. In this episode, Hailey teaches Alexis about the continuous terrible decisions by the Essex whaling boys, Alexis would rather be eaten than be on a boat like they are, and the horrors of capitalism. Special thanks to Swing Whale for our music and to our patrons: Kathleen, Katelynn, Ashley, Loreena & Josh, Gamy, Sadie, Natalie, Nata…
 
Plague, political upheaval, the looming prospect of another civil war... what century are we in? To retain historical perspective, and to find inspiration in how humanity has recovered from far greater upheavals in the past, we turn to Barbara Tuchman's classic work, A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century. What we find in the late Middle Age…
 
Double double, toil and trouble - tis the season to make potions! But did you know there's a long history and deep mystical history with the art of alchemy? Let's dig in! Show notes will be up at englandcast.com/alchemy Like this show? Leave a rating where you are listening, please - it's the biggest thing you can do to support the show as it feeds…
 
Emily Brand responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about the Regency era Historian and author Emily Brand responds to listener queries and popular search enquiries about Britain in the Regency era, from the lavish spending and reputation of the Prince Regent himself to how much we can really learn from Jane Austen. See acast.com/…
 
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In 1403, Henry III of Castile sent ambassadors to Timur (Tamerlane), among them a man named Ruy Gonzalez de Clavijo. In this episode, we cover the context and depart from port near Cadiz, travel the length of the Mediterranean, and visit Lesbos where we spend time with the ruling family and their involvements in Byzantine imperial politics. If you …
 
With this video we start a series of programs and podcasts all dealing with ancient Persia and the beginnings of the Achaemenid Persian Empire of Cyrus II, better known to the world as Cyrus the Great. We'll first take a quick look at the history of the region around the time when the first Iranian tribes entered the region, followed by the Medes a…
 
Stella Dadzie uncovers the experiences and resistance activities of enslaved women in the West Indies Historian and activist Stella Dadzie talks about her new book, A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery and Resistance, which uncovers the experiences of enslaved women in the West Indies, and reveals the inventive ways they resisted their oppressors Se…
 
When Alexander of Macedonia took the throne of his father Philip, he inherited an expansive and wealthy kingdom; a hardened and meticulously constructed army; and a cadre of aristocrats and nobles who were used to victory, and wanted more of it. Moreover, Alexander was well-educated—in part by none other than Aristotle himself—and a military […] Th…
 
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Today's episode is about Scottish Peat, and the discussion is with Derek "Pluto" Murray, a Radio host at BBC Radio nan Gàidheal Host: Rosie Social Media: Twitter @historyeh | Instagram @historyeh.podcast | Facebook @historyeh | Website www.historyeh.com Follow the Guest Guest: Derek "Pluto" Murray Social Media: Twitter @DerekPluto | BBC Radio nan G…
 
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