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Reflecting History is an educational history podcast that explores significant historical events and themes without losing track of the ordinary people involved. Covering a wide variety of topics, it is a narrative driven podcast that delves into the connection between history, psychology, and philosophy on a personal level.
 
Note: please use the Official Request Form linked at the top of my website (angelaodell.com) to submit podcast episode requests! All requests must come through that form. Thank you! Real Cool History for Kids tells amazing stories from history, from a Biblical worldview perspective. Hey, kids, do you like stories about weird, cool, and just plain awesome events and people in history? If you do, you're going to love this podcast show! From creepy abandoned places all over the world to little- ...
 
In this podcast we interview historians about new topics every week ranging from Ancient Rome to pre historic era to modern history. I myself am not an academic but I always been fascinated by history and always enjoy learning about it. I am trying to make history fun and enjoyable and hopefully you will learn smomething too. New episodes coming out every week on "Well That Aged Well". With "Erlend Hedegart". This podcast is uncut, and unedited.So what you see is what you get. Which means th ...
 
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 https://maritimehistorypodcast.com.
 
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This week we take a look at The infamous Louis XVI, and Marie Antionette. With the new popular TV show based on Marie Antionette we decided to dive in to the life of "Louis XVI and his infamous wife "Marie Antionette", and show what their life really was like. This week on "Well That Aged Well". With "Erlend Hedegart". Support this show http://supp…
 
On 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine with the expectation of capture of its capital Kyiv within 3 days and a subsequent change of government in Ukraine. But within a month, the Russian forces were beating a retreat into their comfort zone in Eastern Ukraine, realizing their inability to achieve their primary battle aims. In the East too, the…
 
This week returning guest Mesut Uyar is back to talk about The Ottoman Elite Corps infamously known as "The Jannisaries". In the episode we talk about how the Jannisaries worked, from their recruitment to training, how they became an elite corps to the end of The Jannisaries. This week on "Well That Aged Well", With "Erlend Hedegart". You can find …
 
Episode #93: The Story of Bobbie the Wonder Dog (a special episode for Bailee Wilde) This episode is sponsored by the America's Story history series, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Follow this link to enter the January 2023 giveaway! Want to tell me about your awesome pet? Email (contact@angelaodell.com) a picture of y…
 
In this weeks episode we take a look at Modern Russia. From the collapse of The Soviet Union, To Russias first president Yeltzin, and the rise of Putin to the current event. What helped shape Modern Russia into the Russia we know it as today? Find out this week on "Well That Aged Well", with "Erlend Hedegart". Find professor Marples on twitter here…
 
It's been said that you are what you remember. What is the role and function of memory on a personal level and how does this connect to collective memory and history? Does collective memory fuel cycles of violence? What would happen if we suddenly all forgot our shared past? Would the world be more peaceful? Are some things best forgotten? In this …
 
Post WWII, Israel hunts and captures the dreaded Nazi Official, Adolph Eichmann in a foreign country and smuggles him out, to bring him to justice in Israel. The CIA conducts the espionage coup of the century by taking over a key crypto provider without its clients having any knowledge. The KGB masterminds the first documented case of cyber espiona…
 
We are kicking off the new year with another misconceptions episode. This time we take a look at Misconceptions on Egypts, and Myths and Legends that may or may not be true. This week on "Well That Aged Well", with "Erlend Hedegart Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/well-that-aged-well. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more info…
 
Episode #92: The Story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and other Heroes of the Faith (a special episode for Caleb Derrer and Gerty, Posy, Tobiah, and Willow Givan) This episode is sponsored by the World's Story history series, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Follow this link to enter the January 2023 giveaway! Have an idea for a…
 
In this week we take a look at Ancient Gaul. From the early creation of gaul to the conquest of Julius Caesar. Learn all about Ancient Gaul, and how Gaul worked. This week on "Well That Aged Well". Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/well-that-aged-well. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.…
 
In this third anual Christmas special we take a look at "Roman Christmas", known as Saturnalia. We discuss its origin and how it was celebrated. And did any christmas traditions come from Saturnalia? Find out this week on "Well That Aged Well", with "Erlend Hedegart. Find Lj Trafford on Twitter: @LJTrafford Support this show http://supporter.acast.…
 
Why do we dream? What is the difference between dreaming and being awake? Is the modern world around us merely an "artificial dream"-with it's constant barrage of sensory input, screens to look at, and narratives to dive into? This episode is an examination of Erik Hoel's excellent article "Enter the Supersensorium." The connection between dreams a…
 
Episode #91: The King Who Won the War (a special episode for James Hodges) This episode is sponsored by the World's Story 1, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Enter the December 2022 giveaway, an amazing Real Cool History for Kids WATERBOTTLE! Have an idea for an episode topic? Use the Episode Request HERE! Explore Angela…
 
This week we take a look at The world of Islamic Science, And the Abbasid isntitution known as "The House Of Wisdom". We take a look at how the Arabs came to be expert scientists and how they helped shaped the modern world as we know it. Jonathan Lyons Emir-Stein Center video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpcn3... Bloomsburys o…
 
Coffee was harvested from wild bushes in Ethiopia and transported across the Red Sea to Yemen, starting in the middle of the fifteenth century. Coffee seems to have spread rapidly in the Near East. By the time the Ottoman Turks conquered Egypt from the Mamelukes in 1517, coffee-drinking was already widespread in Cairo.The spread of coffee to the re…
 
In this episode we take a look at one of the lesser known founding fathers: John Adams. We take a look at his upbringing from his life as a lawyer and to his trip through Europe during the revolutionairy years. What was his life like? Find out this week on "Well That Aged Well". With "Erlend Hedegart". Find Professor Ferling here: http://johnferlin…
 
Episode #90: The Colorful History of LEGOS (1932 - present) Special link to amazing LEGO creations around the world: https://gameofbricks.eu/blogs/news/worlds-largest-lego-structures This episode is sponsored by the America's Story 3, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Enter the December 2022 giveaway, an amazing Real Cool…
 
In this weeks episode we take a look at The Infamous Normans. From their first settlement in France from what would later be called "Normandie", we take a look at their history from the Norman Conquest of Europe to William The Conqueror and The 1st Crusade. Learn about The Normans this week on "Well That Aged Well". Find Dr. Levi Roach on Twitter h…
 
By the end of the Taiping Civil War, millions in China felt the grief of being caught in limbo between remembering and forgetting, personal and state, past and future. Ultimately the more intimate, personal grief felt by ordinary survivors of the war contrasted sharply with state sanctioned commemoration and moralistic narrative. This is the conclu…
 
In this weeks episode we take a look on early modern history of The Arabs from The Ottoman Sultan Selim I to Nassers Egyptian Revolution. We are trying to understand how modern arab history came to be and how the Arab world got the borders we have in the middle east today. Find out all this and more in this weeks episode of "Well That Aged Well", w…
 
Episode #89: The Pilgrims and the First Thanksgiving (1620/21) **PLEASE NOTE: in this episode, I say "the late 1500s through the early 1900s" instead of ...the early 1600s.** This episode is sponsored by the America's Story 1, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Enter the NOVEMBER 2022 giveaway, an America's Story 2 book se…
 
In this weeks episode we take a look at a rather "Hidden" part of Ottoman history. Being a medeteranian power a navy was absoloutley nescesarry to their survival. Join us this week as we dive into The Ottoman Navy on "Well That Aged Well", with "Erlend Hedegart Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/well-that-aged-well. Hosted on Acast. See a…
 
The Treaty of Shimonoseki in 1895 makes China cede Taiwan and the Peng-hu Islands to Japan in perpetuity. Tokyo’s first attempt at colonialism is a great success as it establishes order, eradicating disease, building infrastructure, and creating a modern economy. Taiwan soon becomes the most-advanced place in East Asia outside Japan itself. Post WW…
 
In this weeks episode we take a look at Spain under Islamic Rule, from the Umayad conquest to the Reconquista, and the relations Umayad Spain had with both the Abbasids and the Fatimid Caliphate in the Arabic World. Find out this week on "Well That Aged Well". With "Erlend Hedegart. Find Professor Ross Brann here https://neareasternstudies.cornell.…
 
As the deaths piled up during the Taiping Civil War, the grim but pressing reality of how to deal with and commemorate all of the dead bodies lends insight into historical questions of identity and ritual, but also questions of power and authority. To what extent does the loss of bones lead to loss of identity? Why did civilians fear what would hap…
 
Episode #88: The Incredible Story of Helen Keller This episode is sponsored by the America's Story 2, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Enter the NOVEMBER 2022 giveaway, an America's Story 2 book set! Have an idea for an episode topic? Use the Episode Request HERE! Explore Angela's books here: https://angelaodell.com…
 
In this 100th episode special we go back to our 1st episode and discuss the wild west. We discuss some lesser known outlaws, and some who mysteriously dissapeared. We also talk about what outlaw life was like in general, and how you`d best survive as a outlaw, and how well do media depict the wild west? Find out this week on "Well That Aged Well", …
 
In October 1950, Mao Tse Tung decides to invade Tibet.In 1953, India finds out that China has built a road in India's Aksai Chin region to connect Mainland China to Tibet. India protests and China suggests that it will withdraw claim on any territory south of the McMahon line in exchange for retaining Aksai Chin. This is rejected and India implemen…
 
LISTENER DISCRETION ADVISED! This weeks episode I issue a warning both on the template, the intro and the description. I do this becasue there may be some Christians who might find what they hear in this episode not too favorable. If you are very religious this episode might not be for you! Because this week we discuss the academic side of The Life…
 
Episode #87: A Special Episode - Informal conversation with Mr. Al Huff, World War 2 veteran This episode is sponsored by the The World's Story series, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Have an idea for an episode topic? Use the Episode Request HERE! Explore Angela's books here: https://angelaodell.com Would you like to e…
 
In this weeks episode we take a look at the fall of the infamous Caliphate of The Abbasids, And the Mongol Conquest of Baghdad in 1258. What was the Abbasid Caliphate like in 1258? What caused the Mongols to sucseed in the conquest of Baghdad? Find out this week on "Well That Aged Well". With "Erlend Hedegart". Find Medievalist.net here: https://ww…
 
To what extent do questions of who you are and how others see you relate to your personal and philosophical identity? How would this change in a time of war? During the Taiping Civil War, the process of identity formation, identity signaling, and identity assignment reveals interesting questions about the nature of identity, what it means to be phy…
 
In October of 1962, President John F. Kennedy was stunned to learn that the Soviet Union was installing nuclear-armed medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles in Cuba. Though Moscow was trying to balance out the equation between the two Super Powers, JFK was against any Soviet presence in the Western Hemisphere. Through a combination of in…
 
In the 2nd and Final part of Our mini series on The Ottoman Empire we takea look at their golden age from the siege of Constantinople until The Fall Of The Ottomans. What was the Golden Age like during The Ottomans. When did they become "The Sick Man Of Europe?" Find Jem Duducu on Twitter here: @JemDuducu Support this show http://supporter.acast.co…
 
Episode #86: The Ancient Chinese (Ancient history) This episode is sponsored by the The World's Story Volume 1 (The Ancients), written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Have an idea for an episode topic? Use the Episode Request HERE! Explore Angela's books here: https://angelaodell.com Would you like to enter this month's merch d…
 
In this weeks episode we take a look at The Ottoman Sultans from Osman I to Mehemed II. We take a look at the rise of The Ottoman Empire. Find out how The Ottomans rose to power in this weeks episode of "Well That Aged Well". With "Erlend Hedegart. Find Jem Duducus Twitter here: @jemduducu Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/well-that-aged…
 
On June 15, 1215, King John of England signs the Magna Carta declaring the King to be subject to the rule of law and documenting the liberties held by free men. The Magna Carta lays the foundation for individual rights enshrined in several Constitutions across the globe, including the US Constitution. The Industrial Revolution creates a new educate…
 
This week Our returning guest is here to talk about the roman admiral Marcus Agrippa. We will talk about how he came to be connected to Augustus, to his building projects and the civil war against Marc Anthony. What made him so great? Find out in this weeks episode of "Well That Aged Well" "Erlend Hedegart" Find Lindsay Powell And his work here: ht…
 
How did ordinary people make sense of a devastating and apocalyptic event like the Taiping Civil War? To what extent did the logic of divine reward and punishment play a role in the ordinary lives of people impacted by this conflict? How did people combat the horrors of war psychologically? This episode is part one in a series covering Tobie Meyer-…
 
Episode #85: The Skiing Soldiers (World War 2) is sponsored by the America's Story history series, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Have an idea for an episode topic? Use the Episode Request HERE! Explore Angela's books here: https://angelaodell.com Would you like to enter this month's merch drawing? Follow this link! He…
 
Game Of Thrones is a TV show and a book series beloved by millions. But did you know that several events in the books are taken from real life events? In this episode we take a look at some of the medieval history George R. R. Martin borrowed to make his famous series A Game Of Thrones. This week on "Well That Aged Well", with "Erlend Hedegart". Fi…
 
The first bank bailout in history, happened in Rome in 33 A.D. The first medium of exchange was the barter system and this was replaced by Commodity Money. Coins were first minted in Lydia (modern day Turkey) and Chinese were the first to make paper money. Money continued to evolve and the latest disruption has been digital currency, aka Bitcoin.…
 
In this weeks episode we discuss the life and legacy of Charlemagne. From his father Peppin the short to his forging of an empire and being crowned of the pope and more. Join us this week as we talk about the birth of the Infamous Holy Roman Empire, on "Well That Aged Well". With "Erlend Hedegart" Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/well-t…
 
Episode 84: Cleopatra, the Last Pharaoh (ancient Egyptian) This episode is sponsored by the America's Story history series, written by Angela O'Dell and published through Master Books. Explore Angela's books here: https://angelaodell.com Would you like to enter this month's merch drawing? Follow this link! Hey, parents, please snap a picture of you…
 
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