Best Mesopotamia podcasts we could find (Updated May 2019)
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The Ancient World
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CURRENT SERIES - THEA (tracing the disintegration of the Seleucid Empire)
 
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The Ancient World
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CURRENT SERIES - THEA (tracing the disintegration of the Seleucid Empire)
 
Linda Pelaccio, a culinary historian, takes a weekly journey through the history of food on A Taste of the Past. Tune in for interviews with authors, scholars and culinary chroniclers who discuss food culture from ancient Mesopotamia and Rome to the grazing tables and deli counters of today. Each week Linda explores the lively link between food cultures of the present and past.
 
John David Duke Jr presents his short stories and novels in audio format. Visit johndaviddukejr.wordpress.com for more.
 
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Historyish
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Here at historyish we read the books so you don't have to. Each episode is broken up into easy to digest bits and the information is divided by sketches, rants or straight up silliness. And now that I've got my little speech out of the way it's time for some history... ish.
 
What makes us human? Humans are just animals who know how to cook. Whether you're interested in food, history, or both like I am, this podcast is for youVisit anthrochef.blog for recipes.Theme music by Michael Levy of Ancient Lyre. “An Ancient Lyre” and much more is available from all major digital music stores and streaming sites.
 
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Constant Wonder
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Join host Marcus Smith for conversations that invite you to discover, explore, and reengage with the wonders of the world around you. Weekdays at 2p EST/11a PST
 
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CONTEXT
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The purpose of this podcast is to provide the larger context to the situation in the Middle East. The history will be provided through audio recordings of my late father, Dr. David Neiman –an expert on the history of the ancient near east and the relationship between the Church and the Jews. He based his theses on historical records, linguistics and a deep understanding of the Bible and its origins.
 
A book that won the Newberry Prize in 1921 for an Outstanding Contribution in Children's Literature, The Story of Mankind, by Hendrik van Loon is indeed a classic that has been enjoyed by generations of children and adults. The book is an engagingly written work, dedicated to the author Hendrik van Loon's two young son's Hansje and Willem. It was created to convey the history of the human race to young people in a way that was interesting, memorable and would spur them onto further research ...
 
The History of Iran Podcast, a podcast dedicated to the History of Iran, broadly defined, from ca. 3000 BCE to the early 20th century.
 
The Maritime History Podcast is a chronological look at maritime history and its numerous facets. Beginning with ancient history, the podcast looks at trade, exploration, boat and ship-building, economics, and the relationship between the ocean and the development of society and culture throughout history. Learn more about the podcast at http://maritimehistorypodcast.com.
 
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago is a leading research center for the ancient Middle East. The museum houses some 350,000 artifacts — around 5,000 of which are on display — excavated mainly by OI archaeologists. Founded in 1919, at a time when the Middle East was called the Orient, the OI has pioneered innovative excavations and comprehensive dictionary projects that chronicle ancient civilizations. The Oriental Institute Museum aims to understand, reveal, and protect anci ...
 
From prehistoric time to the present, one blood line has endured. Garaaga's children range from the Indus Valley to Mesopotamia to Jerusalem and beyond, influencing ancient civilizations, mighty crusades, and everyday lives. The stories of the god Garaaga, his half-human progeny, and their supplicants have been passed down through the generations. Leaving a frightful, lustful, body-strewn trail through the ages, Garaaga's children and worshipers have survived to spread their religion around ...
 
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The only way to save the future is to decode the past. The only way to decode the past is to save the future. Archaeologist Sheppard Smyth has staked his career and the honorable memory of his wife and partner on proving his widely panned theory: Cleopatra VII, the last sovereign pharaoh of Egypt, was not a victim of suicide as history suggests, but of a well-concealed murder. When a statue of the doomed Queen is unearthed in a pre-Columbian excavation site in Mexico, Shep rushes to investig ...
 
Part of the Cosmic Shambles Network, the network for people with curious minds, Science Shambles is a semi regular collection of conversations with scientists about all manner of scientific things. At the Cosmic Shambles Network we create and curates podcasts, digital content and live events for people who want to find out more about our universe through science, art, history, philosophy, music, literature. People who believe ignorance is not bliss. People who want to keep on discovering and ...
 
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Markus Zohner Arts Company is based in Lugano / Switzerland. The company produces Theatre Performances, Arts Projects, Podcast- and Radio Shows, offers trainings in Theatre, Creativity and Comunication, realizes Exhibitions and tours around the world.La Markus Zohner Arts Company ha sede a Lugano / Svizzera. La Compagnia produce spettacoli teatrali, progetti artistici, podcast, offre masterclasses per teatranti, realizza esposizioni, mostre fotografiche e multimediali e con le sue produzioni ...
 
Civil, Human, and Women's Rights
 
Vocabulary used throughout the modules for GNST 1170 - History of Costume: A survey course which employs the development of artistic, industrial, political, religious, and social factors from prehistoric times to the present. Time peris slides, lectures, text, and primary source materials to trace the change of western costume set agaiods and/or civilizations covered include Bronze Age Europe, Mesopotamia, Sumaria, Egypt, Crete, Greece, Rome, Early Persia, Central Asia/Anatolia, the Medieval ...
 
Apollonius of Tyana (ca. 40-120 AD) was a Greek Pythagorean philosopher and teacher. He hailed from the town of Tyana in the Roman province of Cappadocia in Asia Minor. His date of birth is a matter of conjecture as some say he was roughly a contemporary of Jesus.After Apollonius' death his name remained famous among philosophers and occultists. In a "novelistic invention" inserted in the Historia Augusta, Aurelian, at the siege of Tyana in 272, was said to have experienced a visionary dream ...
 
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World History
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A View on History by David M. Kalivas, Ph.D
 
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Mrs. Broome's Podcast
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Helping 6th graders from Madeira Middle School study Social Studies
 
In this series we seek to rediscover film footage of Oxford’s past and make it available for public viewing. How has Oxford changed? How has it remained the same? What important events have happened at Oxford University? Each episode in the series makes use of archive films to explore when, where and how the films were taken, and what they can tell us about the history of the University, the city of Dreaming Spires and the surrounding Oxfordshire countryside. The series will include films ra ...
 
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Professor Channels His Own OCD into a NovelGuest: Spencer Hyde, author, "Waiting for Fitz" and Professor of Creative Writing, Brigham Young UniversityThis creative writing professor takes on his own OCD and turns it into a debut novel. Diving Sea NomadsGuest: Melissa Ilardo, Evolutionary Genomicist, University of Utah, and Integrative Biologist ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
The Heart-tugging Story of WWII’s Forgotten BattleGuest: Mark Obmascik, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and best-selling author of three books including The Storm on Our Shores (2019)Paul Nabuo Tatsuguchi didn’t fit the mold of a soldierin the Japanese Royal Navy. As a Christian pacifist and licensed American surgeon, he had more in common wi ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
How Biocrust Holds It All TogetherGuest: Sasha Reed, Research Ecologist, United States Geological SurveyOur skin is the largest organ of the human body, and the Earth has her own skin too--and it’s a living, breathing, and surprisingly vital part of the environment called the biocrust. Research ecologist Sasha Reed explains exactly how importan ...…
 
Have you ever marveled at the delicately complex beauty of a plate of Japanese food? A dish is considered well-harmonized in Japanese when it is peaceful to look at. This arrangement of food on the plates in Japan or at Japanese restaurants is largely dictated by the rules of moritsuké, or serving arrangement. These are a set of styles that dra ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Seeing the Colors of Music and Hearing the Sound of LightGuest: Annie Dickinson, musician, composer and singerSynesthesia is a neurological condition where people can literally hear colors and see sounds, and it affects approximately 4 percent of the population. Annie Dickinson is a high school student who has been able to use her synesthesia t ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
The Statue of LibertyGuest: Francesca Lidia Viano, Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, HarvardThere is one monument that stands out more than any other on the East Coast. It represents freedom, liberty and to many early European immigrants, hope. Yet, there is more to the Statue of Liberty than most of us have ever realized. A ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Discovering the World Through StampsGuest: Graham Beck, philatelist and YouTube hostPerhaps nothing is quite as synonymous with the stereotyped image of an eclectic collector as that of the philatelist, or stamp collector. Since 1774 when John Bourke first started the practice, dedicated individuals have hunted down and been captivated by the h ...…
 
Uncovering History Episode 4In this episode, we wrap up our look at ancient influences on George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones. We head to Brian Muhs’ office for a conversation about the Ptolemaic Dynasty.Become a member of the OI to keep up with all the latest updates: oi.uchicago.edu/memberBy Oriental Institute.
 
Surprising Forgiveness in Rwanda as Killers Return Home from PrisonGuest: Laura Frizzell, PhD candidate in sociology at The Ohio State University25 years ago, Hutus slaughtered their neighbors, the Tutsis, in Rwanda. Convicted killers have served their time and are coming home. What are they finding? Forgiveness, actually. Scotland's Recumbent ...…
 
The prosperity of the 1950's kicked off the revolution in technology and design that transformed the American kitchen from scullery to the central great room of the modern home. Modern pastel colored appliances and kitchen products made by companies whose names became household synonyms for convenience were representative of the era. Writer and ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
The Mollusk that Build New YorkGuest: Mark Kurlansky, journalist, historian and author of "The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell"Oysters are a deliciously controversial food—exquisitely slippery and tasting of the sea, but maybe not for everyone. But for New Yorkers, from the city's birth until the early 1900s, they played an unquestionably ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
From catastrophic asteroids to terminal constipation, how did the dinosaurs get wiped out?Guest: Mike Benton, Professor of Vertebrate Paleontology, University of BristolI’m sure you have that one friend on Facebook who bombards your feed with conspiracy theories about the moon landing, secret societies, government testing, and so on. But stop m ...…
 
Which ancient civilization made the most flavorful cuisine? Perhaps you could make a case for any of the cuisines and civilizations we’ve covered thus far, and no doubt each one has been best at something. But when it comes to pure, impact of flavor? Nobody beats India. Thanks to its geography, history, and available ingredients, as well as som ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
A Modern Huckleberry FinnGuest: Jemma Craig, creative director, destination marketer, and conservationistMeet Jemma Craig. From feeding the world's largest captured crocodile to growing up as only one of a handful of permanent residents on a tropical island off the coast of Australia, Jemma had a unique childhood. In the years since then, she h ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
How to Save Endangered Butterfly SpeciesGuest: Nick Haddad, Professor of Integrative Biology, Michigan State University, and author of "The Last Butterflies: A Scientist's Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature"When you think of endangered animals you might think of tigers or pandas or eagles, but what about butterflies? Butterfly conserva ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
From Endangered to Excessive: a Plague of Canada GeeseGuest: Blair Stringham, Migratory Game Bird Coordinator for Utah Division of Wildlife Resources The once-rare Canada goose has quickly become an invasive species. Now what do we do? Milk's Surprising Impact on HistoryGuest: Justin Cook, Assistant Professor of Economics, UC MercedMilk is a st ...…
 
New York City-based Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam has heightened the profile of West African cuisine in the United States with his restaurants and award-winning cookbooks Yolélé and Senegal. His new mission is to popularize the ancient supergrain FONIO in the U.S. and help farmers across the drought-prone Sahel region. A Taste of the Past is pow ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Folklore and the FutureGuest: Simon Bronner, author, “Folklore: The Basics” and Maxwell C. Weiner Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Missouri University of Science and Technology & Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Folklore at Pennsylvania State HarrisburgFrom the tales of the Brothers Grimm to memes floating around your Facebook and In ...…
 
Uncovering History Episode 3In this podcast, Steven Townshend talks to Tasha Vorderstrasse about the Umayyad sieges of Constantinople, Greek Fire, and their influences on Game of Thrones.Become a member of the OI to keep up with all the latest updates: oi.uchicago.edu/memberBy Oriental Institute.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Leonardo's Universe, 500 Years LaterGuest: Bulent Atalay, author of “Leonardo’s Universe,” artist, and Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Mary WashingtonThis month marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. The scientist, inventor, and artist is arguably one of the most important painters in Western art, as the massive ...…
 
PRESENTAZIONE SABATO 13 APRILE, ORE 17.30VILLA SAROLI, viale Stefano Franscini 9, 6900 Luganozohner.com/cantoSono intervenuti:L’On. Roberto Badaracco, titolare dicastero Cultura, Sport, Eventi di LuganoAlda Bernasconi Editrice, Edizioni Ulivo, Daniele Bernardi, attore, Patrizia Barbuiani, autrice e attriceIl romanzo „Il canto degli antenati“ è ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Unlikely SpyGuest: Sonia Purnell, author "A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Wind World War II"Some things that should not be forgotten are lost. Such is the tale of Virginia Hall, Baltimore socialite, amputee, and the most dangerous Allied Spy of WWII. Come join us as we remember her story of heroism, sel ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Does Mountain Climbers Drive to Get to The Top Make Them Selfish?Guest: Francis Sanzaro, Authorand Editor “We cannot hold mortality’s strong hand,” says King John in Shakespeare’s tragedy. Few know this better than climbers, who live constantly at the edge of mortality’s precipice. Do they, and other extreme sports enthusiasts, have a responsib ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Why do Smart People Make Dumb Decisions?Guest: David Robson, science journalist and author of “The Intelligence Trap”The great escape artist Houdini once said, “As a rule, I have found that the greater brain a man has, and the better he is educated, the easier it has been to mystify him.” Does this hold true today? Why are smarter people at ris ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
Why You Might Need a Pillow with an Ant PrintGuest: Clint Penick, Assistant Research Professor, The Biomimicry Center, Arizona State UniversityYou’ve heard of animal prints: leopard, zebra, giraffe, but have you heard of ANT prints? Learn more about the surprisingly fashion-forward insects living in your front yard. The Magnetic North Pole is S ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Hendrik van Loon.
 
The Soul of an OctopusGuest: Sy Montgomery, author, “The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness”Sy Montgomery has spent years literally soaking in the world of the octopus, and she shares the wonder of these smart, social creatures with us today. Backpacking the Safe WayGuest: Cordell M. Anderson, hiking g ...…
 
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