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From long-lost Viking ships to kings buried in unexpected places; from murders and power politics, to myths, religion, the lives of ordinary people: Gone Medieval is History Hit’s podcast dedicated to the middle ages, in Europe and far beyond.
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Weird Medieval Guys

Weird Medieval Guys

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Leaving no stone unturned in our quest for the weirdest stories, guys, and art from the Middle Ages. The Weird Medieval Guys podcast is brought to you by Olivia, the creator of internet sensation Weird Medieval Guys, and Aran, a historian and fellow weird guy connoisseur.
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This my retelling of the story of England, which is a regular, chronological podcast, starting from the end of Roman Britain. There are as many of the great events I can squeeze in, of course, but I also try to keep an eye on how people lived, their language, what was important to them, the forces that shaped their lives and destinies, that sort of thing. To support the podcast, access a library of 100 hours of shedcasts of me warbling on, and get new shedcasts every month, why not become a ...
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Step into a world of knights, castles, and epic adventures and immerse yourself in exciting stories, filled with chivalry, honor, and timeless wisdom. From the enchanting realms of Camelot to the treacherous battles of the Crusades, we explore literary masterpieces that transport you to a bygone era. Whether you're a history buff or simply love a good story this is your gateway to all things medieval literature. Grab a cup of mead, cozy up in your favorite spot and let's journey through the ...
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A Slice of Medieval

Sharon Bennett Connolly and Derek Birks

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Derek Birks is an #historicalfiction author who is interested in all matters historical. Sharon Bennett Connolly is a #medieval #historian who writes mainly about women.
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Way of the Fathers

CatholicCulture.org

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A podcast about the Fathers of the Church—the foundational figures in Christian history. A production of CatholicCulture.org. Seasons 1-3 were hosted by Mike Aquilina. Season 4 is hosted by Dr. Jim Papandrea. 1: The Church Fathers 2: The Early Ecumenical Councils 3: Cities of God 4: Heresies
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Inheriting the ’Modern Medieval’ name and tradition, this new podcast is a space for postgraduate researchers (MA, PhD, ECR) to share their interests, areas of study, and thoughts in general on all things medieval. Generously supported by the NWMSN and funded by AHRC. Hosted by Meaghan Allen (University of Manchester) and Anna Probert (University of Liverpool).
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Beheaded

Megan Moore & Elizabeth Black

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Torture. Execution. Death. Listen as two die-hard fans chat about some of history's most gruesome death sentences. From famous queens and kings to the uncommon names in history, no conviction will be left untouched. Try not to lose your head over this comical approach to the shocking and disturbing stories of treason and crime (whether found guilty or not).
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A narrative history podcast following the journeys of medieval travellers and their roles in larger historical events. Telling great stories, showing the interconnected nature of the medieval world, and meeting Mongols, Ottomans, Franciscans, merchants, ambassadors, and adventurers along the way.
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Embark on a captivating journey through time with The Sermon Project’s Medieval Preachers Podcast. Immerse yourself in sermons from the 4th to the 15th century, featuring powerful orators from Augustine and Aelfric to Wulfstan and Wyclif. We’ve revitalized the language to modern English, offering scripture introductions where relevant. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised (or shocked) as timeless issues are unveiled in a contemporary light. Join us as we breathe new life into the old!
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Footnoting History is a bi-weekly podcast series dedicated to overlooked, popularly unknown, and exciting stories plucked from the footnotes of history. For further reading suggestions, information about our hosts, our complete episode archive, and more visit us at FootnotingHistory.com!
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In Viking times, a ‘Thing’ was a gathering; a place where leaders and warriors could meet and talk. In the 21st century, our ‘Thing’ is a virtual place where Viking academics and enthusiasts from around the world can come together to share knowledge. Join Miranda and Lucas, from the JORVIK Viking Centre, as they delve into another fascinating topic about Vikings, archaeology, and more!
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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 ...
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The history of the middle ages comes alive in our podcast. We embark on an enthralling expedition into the enchanting realm of medieval history and the captivating legends that shroud it. Join us on an odyssey through the corridors of time and across Europe and other continents. Uncover the extraordinary tales that resonate through the middle ages. Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply captivated by the allure of medieval mystique, our podcast promises a treasure trove of stories to ...
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Mythgard Academy

Mythgard Institute

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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.
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Renaissance England was a bustling and exciting place...new religion! break with rome! wars with Scotland! And France! And Spain! The birth of the modern world! In this twice-monthly podcast I'll explore one aspect of life in 16th century England that will give you a deeper understanding of this most exciting time. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Enchanted: The History of Magic & Witchcraft brings you the most fascinating stories from the history of all things magical. Produced and hosted by an award-winning historian, episodes of Enchanted feature atmospheric music, dramatic performances, in-depth historical analysis, and a deep connection to the people and events that shaped the past. New episodes on the first Friday of every month.
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The TV series "Shogun" brings Japanese history to life, but who was the first Shogun? In this series of podcasts, Sean Bermingham explores the rise to power of Yoritomo Minamoto, the first military leader of Japan. We'll follow Yoritomo's life and adventures as a young man as he leads his Genji clan to victory against the odds in the greatest samurai civil war in Japan's history, and eventually claims the title as Japan's First Shogun. Written and presented by Sean Bermingham. Music by EdRec ...
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Medieval!

Joshua Potts

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A exciting narrative retelling of the history of the Middle Ages. Help us continue making medieval history accessible by supporting us on patreon: www.patreon.com/medievalpodcast
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"History Rage" is a weekly podcast that invites renowned historians to passionately debunk the most pervasive myths and misconceptions about major historical events and figures. Each episode features a historian "raging" about a historical "fact" they wish everyone would just stop believing. From the Victorian era's obsession with sex to the strategies behind Blitzkrieg in World War II, the podcast delves into the real stories behind the legends. With a focus on topics all history from Roman ...
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Welcome to The Medieval World Podcast, where we explore fun and interesting pieces of medieval history. Each Friday, I publish a new episode. In addition to episodes, check out my lectures below. If there’s an episode or series you would like to see, let me know via email at themedievalworldpodcast@gmail.com. Also, you can follow me on twitter at: https://twitter.com/wjb_mattingly . I am also starting to create videos of my lectures at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxmN86fC3uYC9JW-hKV4Z1w.
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folks, we're back with part 6 of our series on Weird Medieval shit and we start out in the Americas where the late Medieval Incan Empire was the most land of contrasts empire in all of history in order to survive across three separate biomes: the western slopes of the Andes Mountains, the Atacama Desert, and the Pacific Ocean. then we head back to …
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Today we will be talking about the viking raid on Lindisfarne, as well as the history leading up to the raid. Lindisfarne was a small island off of the Northeastern coast of England, which at the time was considered to be part of the kingdom of the Northumbrian king, Oswald. The island became home to Lindisfarne Priory which was founded by St. Aide…
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The huge peninsula of what we today call Italy saw waves of invasions and sweeping changes over the course of the Medieval period, with huge differences between, say, Milan in the north stretching to Sicily in the south. They spoke different languages, had different rulers, and were settled by very different groups of people. In this episode of Gon…
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In this sermon – Listen and Do Good, Augustine of Hippo says it is safer to hear the Word of God than to preach it. If you have ever had a pastor (or heard of one) that preached one thing but did another, what was your responsibility to them? Based on James 1:19-22 The Sermon Project’s Medieval Preachers Podcast features sermons from the 4th to the…
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In 1290, Jews were expelled from England and subsequently largely expunged from English historical memory. Yet for two centuries they occupied important roles in mediaeval English society. England’s Jews revisits this neglected chapter of English history—one whose remembrance is more important than ever today, as antisemitism and other forms of rac…
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Yes, you heard us right!! Join Olivia and Aran as they defend their most dubious claim to date, which is definitely not just an excuse to step beyond our usual remit and talk about the wild, delightful world that was Edo Period Japan! We explore why Edo Japan was so cut off from the world and the effects this had on its society, plus some of the cu…
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Part of both faith and fashion, fish was an important ingredient in the medieval diet. And because of this, medieval fishing was much more sophisticated than just a rod, a line, and a worm. This week, Danièle speaks with Richard Hoffmann about what people were eating, how they caught it, and how fish farming evolved over time. You can support this …
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If a movie is released and no-one is there to see it, does it make a sound....and lots of historical errors?James Purefoy is back and he is once again making a movie that is fun but not necessarily...good? Ollie has a good time and Sarah has a mild breakdown at just how many things this movie gets wrong!…
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Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College London. Their research interests include: medieval hagiography, disability, gender, digital culture, and film and media studies. Her first monograph, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens: Divine Visions as Cinematic Experience was published by Amsterdam University Press i…
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Episode 11, the final episode of... A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain Hank and Arthur are led to the gallows. As the noose is placed around Arthur's neck 500 knights come charging down the street. A few days later Hank and Arthur are back in Camelot. Hank is reading the newspaper announcing his long overdo duel with Sir Sagr…
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Have you ever seen an eclipse? I’ve seen numerous lunar eclipses and I’ve seen a few partial solar eclipse, but never a total solar eclipse. On 08 April 2024, Mexico, the United States and Canada will experience a total solar eclipse. It’s the first one in 7 years and the last one for 20 years. The next total solar eclipse in North America will be …
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(Host: Samantha) If you've watched any significant number of crime dramas you've almost certainly come across a coroner who was probably presented as an experienced medical examiner who, if the hero is lucky, has unearthed a key piece of evidence to solve the case. But did you know that coroners have been investigating death since the end of the tw…
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There were not, in the Middle Ages, any chastity belts. They did not exist. Really, they didn't. They show up later, when enlighted ages say that they were used in the Middle Ages. Then, enlightened ages invented them, and now you can buy them on Amazon. Michelle explains how we know they didn't exist, and how they got invented, and why the later a…
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We kick of 2024 with a look at humanity's attempts to recreate itself, first with a dip into the legends of the Golem of Prague, and then an extended discussion of the role of AI in the future of medieval studies and particularly this show. Today's Texts:Eleazar of Worms, Commentary on Sefer Yezirah, fol. 15d. In Moshe Idel. Golem: Jewish Magical a…
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The Fernao Mendes Pinto story reaches its conclusion, and he finally reaches Portugal once more. If you like what you hear and want to chip in to support the podcast, my Patreon is here. I'm on BlueSky @a-devon.bsky.social, Twitter @circus_human, Instagram @humancircuspod, and I have some things on Redbubble. Sources: The Travels of Mendes Pinto, e…
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