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The “Ancient Weirdness with Gunnar Hauser” podcast is an exploration of obscure people, events, and ideas from ancient history. It will entertain, intrigue, frighten, and amaze you. We will examine tales of ghosts, vampires and other undead, insane generals and philosophers, heroes and cult leaders, athletes and artists, accounts of dreams, and much more. We will cover stories that specialists have known about for a long time, but they are mostly unknown to the general public and you probabl ...
 
Matinee Heroes is a podcast dedicated to exploring hero cinema - from adventurers, heroes, and superheroes; from Jedi to buddy cops; from the Wild West, to the distant past, to futures both hopeful and dystopian, from ancient lands to the deepest reaches of outer space. In a time when we need heroes more than ever, Alan and Craig will try to understand just what makes our cinematic heroes tick, and how we can use that heroism in our everyday life.
 
This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/historyofthepapacy.
 
Ancient stories and dusty paperbacks. Science fiction, fantasy, and poetry. All of that wrapped up in a podcast built around reviewing both classic and new books and stories. "Legendary Hero" Music provided by Royalty Free Zone: https://www.youtube.com/royaltyfreezone Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/cobwebs/support
 
“The ancient clock in the Land of Dreams struck thirteen, and the dreams, now free, soared back to Earth under first vesper’s light …" And so begins “The Thirteenth Hour,” a tale about dreams and wishes, wild hearts and childhood promises, and the quest to find the unsung hero that lies in all of us. It's also a story for everyone who has been told to get their heads out of the clouds and stop daydreaming. In this fairy tale for adults, a young man named Logan goes on a quest accompanied by ...
 
James Funnyhat is a modern day Fableist whose dynamic storytelling captivates, mesmerizes, and inspires children to think about life a little more deeply while they listen and laugh. James tells fables from the ancient past and from the present moment, all with his unique style of narration and original musical score. This podcast is for those quiet moments when young minds are ready to surrender to the ancient art of the story to work it's contemplative magic - sit down at the Table of Fabl ...
 
Daniel Lev Shkolnik is a Humanist looking for deeper, more meaningful ways to live in a secular age. Each week, he dives into ancient wisdom traditions and modern psychology to find fresh ways of making sense of our place in the universe. Daniel talks with thought leaders, both secular and religious, about how to forge meaning in the 21st century. He honestly explores complex questions about belief and science and gives listeners life-affirming tools and thought-provoking ideas to help them ...
 
Who's your Daddy? Does it matter? I lost my father when I was only 23, but his impact on me and my faith has never stopped. Now that I have become a father, I see how rich an inheritance my father left me. But I am an anomaly in today's Western World. Many men have little to no example of what it means to be a man of God. Where can the fatherless be fathered? The Faith Of The Fathers brings you honest discussions about what it means for a man to follow Jesus. Heroes of the faith, ancient, mo ...
 
Ghost ships, lost cities, unsolved crimes and mysteries, ancient mythology, disappeared explorers - if it’s a historical mystery, it’s going under the microscope. History has always been fascinating, but more fascinating than what we know is what we don’t; in this podcast Ashleigh Stiles looks into famous and obscure episodes of folklore, unexplained circumstances, and unsolved mysteries from around the world and throughout time. Taking a modern lens to these ancient puzzles, she uses all th ...
 
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What does ‘2001: a Space Odyssey’ have to do with Odysseus? How does Brad Pitt's Achilles in 'Troy' match up to Homer's original hero? And is Arnold Schwarzenegger the new Heracles? This collection of video animations and audio discussions examines how the heroes of Greek mythology have been represented in popular culture, from ancient times to the modern day. Odysseus is the archetypal questing hero - a blank canvas on which every era has projected its own values. Heracles is the original s ...
 
What does ‘2001: a Space Odyssey’ have to do with Odysseus? How does Brad Pitt's Achilles in 'Troy' match up to Homer's original hero? And is Arnold Schwarzenegger the new Heracles? This collection of video animations and audio discussions examines how the heroes of Greek mythology have been represented in popular culture, from ancient times to the modern day. Odysseus is the archetypal questing hero - a blank canvas on which every era has projected its own values. Heracles is the original s ...
 
Introducing a new D&D live play podcast! The Age of Heroes has long since passed, but with a living darkness, undead hosts, and ancient secret orders threatening the land the world is in dire need of a new age of heroes. Will there be any who will tread this path? Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theperilouspath/support
 
SHIELDS HIGH: The Battles That Saved Western Civilization From nationally syndicated radio host Buck Sexton, a new podcast that looks at the epic struggles that- had they gone the other way- could have extinguished the western world as we know it. From the Persians of Xerxes to the Janissaries of the Ottoman Sultan, on many occasions vast and powerful forces nearly conquered the Western world before it ever could be realized. It was only through the valiant last stands of armies led by champ ...
 
A podcast about the unsung heroes of myths and legends-the monsters! We'll take a look at some monster-centric myths and legends, some not so ancient cryptids, and everything in-between and try to sort out possible origin species, biological impetus for why they do what they do, and why we love to hear about them.
 
Challenges, chaos, threats and shadows are an innate part of our existence. How can we learn to interact with these elements of our world with peace and effectiveness, and exist in the garden of our minds and communities? Join Andy and Lev as they discuss practical ways to interact with the ever-present snakes in our world. Andy Prisco (he/him) is an acclaimed innovator and teacher of mental health crisis intervention methodology. He is the founder of national credentials and care system pro ...
 
# Carrots and Suffering: A D&D Odyssey **An actual play intrigue campaign podcast featuring D&D 5th edition, by 4 friends from Portland Oregon** The ancient kingdom of Fenrir, blessed with prosperity from the queen of fairy for a millennia, has fallen. The once bountiful forests are teeming now with thorns and monsters. Each prick of the brambles' poison turns man into beast, one drop at a time. For over a lifetime now, the kingdom has struggled to remain alive under constant siege from with ...
 
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Epics of Rome

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Epics of Rome

Dr Rhiannon Evans

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This subject explores Ancient Roman epic poetry, the literary genre which deals with grand mythical narratives involving heroes, gods, war, and love affairs. Epic was the most prestigious literary form in the ancient world. Roman poets adapted and developed Greek epic, particularly influenced by the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey. Roman epics similarly deal with divine and heroic material, but Roman poets also weave contemporary and topical themes into the mythical subject matter. The primary tex ...
 
Curse of Civilization is a time-travel adventure audio drama that harkens back to the golden age of serialized radio plays with a modern approach to sound design and storytelling. The series immerses the listener into an exciting, rich world full of comedy, suspense and action. Over six episodes, our heroes explore strange lands and face ancient evil to solve the mystery of the Lost Civilization of Zapotilia. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/curseofcivilization/support
 
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Strong Sense of Place

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Strong Sense of Place

David Humphreys dbhumphreys@gmail.com

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One lifetime is too short to visit everywhere and meet everyone. That‘s why we love books with a strong sense of place — they let us travel the world in our imagination. In each episode of our podcast, we explore one destination and talk about what makes that place different from everywhere else on earth. Then we recommend five books that took us to that place on the page. We‘re on a trip around the globe, one great read at a time. Please join us!
 
Myth Dynamite is a labour of absolute and unequivocal love for ancient mythology. We - Abi and Sarah - met back in 2016 when we both decided to happily sacrifice another year of further study at the altar of the Olympian Gods. We left a year later, with shiny new MA Classics degrees, and a firm friendship.​ Ever since we've had dinner after dinner (billed as catch ups) that would unsurprisingly result in conversations on myth, and how its many, many stories reflect and refract some of today' ...
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
A NEW Beekeeping Podcast with a global perspective. Honeybee keepers, farmers and scientists love talking about bees and honey production and their audience will be intrigued by this hidden, female-led, democracy producing one of the most ancient of sweet treats. What most beekeepers don’t talk about is their personal journey to mindfulness, reinvention or business success. In an increasingly stressful world where we are all looking to improve our sustainability, lighten our footprint and re ...
 
Welcome adventurers! In this epic fantasy storytelling serial, we explore the Age of Azuria series by Beth Ball. Our adventures unfold in the world of Azuria, a land of epic fantasy, magic, and nature that teeters on the brink between light and darkness. Ancient forces awaken, and new heroes rise to the occasion. But this time, who will prevail? Find out in this exciting, action- and magic-packed audio series featuring druids, pirates, fae, werewolves, and more! Our podcast host is Beth Ball ...
 
Listen to bygone stories of heroes and sailors, green knights and doomed love, all told in rhyme! Join Jessika twice a month as she reads her favorite epic poems from across the world and history, all with engaging music and sound effects to set the tale. Perfect for the person who falls asleep reading poems and doesn't have the time to dedicate to prose! And did I mention...they're epic!
 
Myths and Morals is a podcast that explores stories from ancient Indian epics. You’ll meet fascinating characters and encounter uniquely intricate plots from a tradition that has endured for thousands of years. You’ll hear from voices that haven’t been highlighted in the past and the truths that they uncover. Take the journey with us today to discover timeless lessons that are just as relevant today as they were to their original audience.
 
Greek Myths are arguably the most influential stories ever told, with their influences seen everywhere today. From the iconic Medusa logo (Versace) to the Nike Wings of Vicotry (Nike). But what about the Greek Myths has set it apart from the others? In a world in which Olympians are petty, vain, short-tempered, and even roguish, it's hard to understand what makes it have such a lasting impression. Our podcast focuses on how unfortunate the Greeks were when they garnered the attention of an O ...
 
THE TAP by TEDxAthens is another way to keep inspiring and spreading ideas that are worth spreading. Each episode is a conversation with a guest, of various backgrounds, discussing their ideas, their work and tapping into their thoughts and insights. Hosted by the TEDxAthens team. THE TAP - A TEDxAthens Podcast is powered by iStorm. Visit iStorm at https://www.istorm.gr Licensed Music: "Time Again" by Aaron Sprinkle
 
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In Ancient Greek terms, the Hydra is like the Mothman and the Manticore is like a rhinoceros. Got it? No? Don't worry. Darien (she/her) and DJ (he/him) explain everything in this week's episode! Other topics include respecting party gods, big feelings about Pixar worldbuilding, the cultural difference between Bigfoot and the Yeti, medieval bestiari…
 
The ComicPop Crew has picked up another Yu-Gi-Oh tin. It’s the latest 2021 Ancient Battles Tin Set. The tin itself is another striking gold and black coloration with the Dark Magician and Blue Eyes White Dragon on the lid, along with other glyph imagery around the tin. Join Logan and Richard as they review and discuss the cards they pull from the t…
 
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #336 and Like a Hood Ornament #42: Toymaking Updates, Dave Stevens Fundraising Update, Rocketeer Cards, and Working on the Backing Tracking of a New Song https://archive.org/download/podcast-336/Podcast%20336.mp3 In the first part of this show, I share a bit about a new song I’ve been working on for the upcoming Thirteen…
 
Episode 117a: Introduction to the Ancient Celts Description: I am very excited to be joined by Dr. Carly McNamara of the University of Glasgow to begin our series on the history of Christianity in the British Isles among the Celtic people. In this series we are going to delve way into the ancient past and move into the medieval period. Dr. McNamara…
 
The CapX Podcast returns with a rundown of the big stories of 2022 so far - and the only place to start is Downing Street itself, where stories of lockdown gatherings have caused massive political ructions and left the Prime Minister fending off critics on all sides. So what's next for Boris - and can he hang on in the face of the most sustained cr…
 
Men love adventure, daring, accomplishments, and women. Men also tend to function as project managers who can forget the needs of their wives once they've "caught" them. As we chase our aspirations, not least in ministry, we often neglect to pursue our wives. Dr. Paul Williams has lived a very successful life on a professional level. Dr. Williams h…
 
When San Franciscan businessman Joshua Norton lost his fortune in a Peruvian rice deal gone sour, he temporarily disappeared from the public eye. Not long after, he reemerged as Norton I, the self-proclaimed Emperor of the United States (and, later, Protector of Mexico). In today's episode, Ben and Noel explore the life and times of Norton, and the…
 
Agatha Christie put her decision to become a writer down to a lack of education and a capacity for day-dreaming. Her murder mysteries, full of ingenious plot twists, are still regarded by many as the finest examples of crime fiction and have sold in their billions in the English language and in translation.Although the world she depicts is consider…
 
This is a teaser for upcoming episodes of the History of the Papacy Podcast! You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ https://www.historyofthepapacypodcast.com email: steve@atozhistorypage.com https://www.patreon.com/historyofthepapacy parthenonpodcast.com Beyond the Big Scr…
 
Most people haven't met an ostrich in person, but everyone knows what they are: the large, flightless birds have been around since before the rise of humanity, and throughout history people have admired their long, luxurious feathers. Back in the day, any self-respecting socialite absolutely had to have ostrich feathers festooning their hats, creat…
 
Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marqus, Greg, and Dante revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. This game THUMPS! Check out this episode to hear our thoughts on this fast-paced rhythm game. Don't forget to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, YouTube, and Spotif…
 
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #335: Upcoming Plans and Updates on Current Projects https://archive.org/download/podcast-335/Podcast%20335.mp3 In this episode, a few updates: 1.) the last episode of the month for the next few months will have a Q and A segment. Submit your questions via email or on social media (or if on Patreon, via messaging me ther…
 
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS The last members of a dying Native American tribe, the Mohicans -- live in peace alongside British colonists. But when the daughters of a British colonel are kidnapped by a traitorous scout, they must rescue them in the crossfire of a gruesome military conflict of which they wanted no part: the French and Indian War. Craig,…
 
Episode 116p Retrieving the Real North African Church with Dr. David Wilhite Description: Today is the last episode in our Summer of Scholars series. It lasted a bit more than just the summer, but it also started late in summer! Dr. David Wilhite, Ph.D., of Baylor University Truett Theological Seminary joins us today to talk about the Church of Nor…
 
There is nothing quite like a New Year to remember that our decisions determine our destiny. Dr. Paul Williams has lived a very full and exciting life as a worldwide medical missionary. Dr. Paul joined me in the studio to talk about his hair-raising adventures and the faithfulness of God. Dr. Paul will discuss the decisions that he made which forme…
 
War is ugly, horrific and, according to some, a necessary part of human civilization. Yet in the 1920s, world powers recovering from World War I sought to make the planet a safer (or, at least, less unsafe) place. Their solution? The Paris Peace Pact, which aimed to, through an international agreement, outlaw war. Spoiler: it didn't work. Learn mor…
 
This episode's got us sweating like a gumpta on Mustafar! This week we cover The Book of Boba Fett: Chapter 2 - The Tribes of Tatooine! Support Thank the Maker on Patreon: patreon.com/thankthemakerpod Get Thank the Maker merch: thankthemakermerch.com Follow Thank The Maker on social media: instagram.com/thankthemakerpod twitter.com/thankthemaker in…
 
This is a teaser for upcoming episodes of the History of the Papacy Podcast! You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ https://www.historyofthepapacypodcast.com email: steve@atozhistorypage.com https://www.patreon.com/historyofthepapacy parthenonpodcast.com Beyond the Big Scr…
 
Antarctica is home to one of the most brutal climates on the planet, and the few humans living on this continent face profound isolation and cramped quarters. Often, tension rises as the months between supply runs pile up -- so what happens when something goes wrong? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
We're back for season 3 and the siblings are determined to get themselves kicked out of the fandom. Listen in horror as they confess their true feelings about Thalia, Annabeth's family, and dam jokes! Darien (she/her) and DJ (he/him) present their most chaotic episode yet as they try desperately to get through The Titan's Curse. Spoilers for Trials…
 
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #334: 2021 Year in Review and A Look at 2022 https://archive.org/download/podcast-334/Podcast%20334.mp3 Welcome to 2022! In this episode, I’m reflecting back on the last year and planning for next. 2021 was a good year for the show (despite being a difficult year globally). I’m going to focus more this year on planning o…
 
Welcome to Missed Checkpoints, a show where the hosts Marqus, Greg, Dante, and Trevor revisit older games from the last few years that we may have missed and discuss them as a group. 2021 has been a long road. To help with that, we played No Straight Roads. You can listen to this episode to hear our thoughts on the music inspired game. Don't forget…
 
Today is a group discussion in which the four guys that make up the Parthenon Podcast Network (Steve Guerra from Beyond the Big Screen, Richard Lim from This American President, James Early from Key Battles of American History, and Scott Rank from History Unplugged) discuss a beloved hypothetical that our listeners have separately asked each of us …
 
In part 2 of this story, Gawain travels to find the Green Knight, as promised, to meet his fate. Note: This is an old story, and contains themes of chivalry, romantic love (including allusions to infidelity), and violence. I do not feel it is inappropriate for children, but family values vary and I invite you to preview this episode and part two fi…
 
Episode 116o Baptism and Original Sin with Professor James Papandrea Description: In today’s episode we are going to lay out the fundamentals and history of baptism in early Christianity. We will also take a look at how the earliest Christians understood sin and Original Sin. About Today’s Guest: Link to Professor Papandrea’s YouTube Channel: https…
 
Traveling with kids can be hard, but traveling with parents may even be harder! My wife (Susie) and I have traveled to every state in the Union, minus Hawaii, on missionary adventures, and my wife and kids have not killed me yet! Susie joined me for today's podcast to talk about what we have learned about missions and family over the past 13 years.…
 
You've probably heard of the Ice Ages -- long periods of reduction in Earth's temperature, triggering massive expansion of glaciers and so on -- but you may not have heard of the "Little Ice Age," a time of regional cooling that, from the 14th to the 19th centuries, dramatically affected weather and society across Europe and abroad. Tune in to lear…
 
Harry Houdini’s story is the classic American tale of an immigrant who from impoverished beginnings made it big in the United States. Perhaps it is this early hand to mouth existence in a large family which explains his extraordinary drive to succeed. Captivated by magic shows, he began performing tricks on stage with one of his brothers, and then …
 
The man in the dented helmet returns!! This week we cover the series premiere of The Book of Boba Fett! Support Thank the Maker on Patreon: patreon.com/thankthemakerpod Get Thank the Maker merch: thankthemakermerch.com Follow Thank The Maker on social media: instagram.com/thankthemakerpod twitter.com/thankthemaker instagram.com/armorpartyshow Follo…
 
This is a teaser for upcoming episodes of the History of the Papacy Podcast! You can learn more about the History of Papacy and subscribe at all these great places: http://atozhistorypage.com/ https://www.historyofthepapacypodcast.com email: steve@atozhistorypage.com https://www.patreon.com/historyofthepapacy parthenonpodcast.com Beyond the Big Scr…
 
As towns go, Vernon, Florida is pretty tiny -- it has a small population, has struggled with economic depression, and doesn't get a ton of tourists. But that all changed several decades ago, when Vernon became a subject of national interest as insurance investigators discovered a grisly scam. You may not have heard of Vernon, but you may know it by…
 
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #333: Let’s End 2021 by Wrapping up the Howard the Duck Movie Novelization (Part 19) and Talking Toy Updates https://archive.org/download/podcast-333/Podcast%20333.mp3 This is the last show of 2021! We’re finishing up the year with a few toymaking updates and finishing the reading of the Howard the Duck novelization. If …
 
Enter the world of…Kaiju?? We’re not so sure about that here at ComicPop. I guess it depends on your definition of Kaiju movies. Here what Logan and Richard think as they discuss and review Li Sheng Lin’s feature film Croczilla. What we reviewed in this episode: Croczilla/The Million Dollar Crocodile, Li Sheng Lin – director, Beijing Enlight Pictur…
 
Happy Holidays from Podcast of Poseidon! On December 21, 2021, members of the Riodanverse Podcasting Community gathered together to watch a terrible movie. We also raised money for an amazing organization, The Red Nation, a coalition of Native and non-Native activists, educators, students, and community organizers advocating Native liberation. Here…
 
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Frank Abagnale, Jr. worked as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline -- all before his 18th birthday. A master of deception, he was also a brilliant forger, whose skill gave him his first real claim to fame: At the age of 17, Frank became the most successful bank robber in the history of the U.S. FBI Agent Car…
 
Episode 116n A Very Cadaver Synod Christmas – Again! Description: All the way back in 2019, a much simpler pre-pandemic time, Dr. Max Gulker and I presented you a unique Christmas present. That year, we looked at the Cadaver Synod and the Dark Ages Papacy from the lens of an economist. This year, Max and I are joined by Dr. William S. Monroe. Dr. M…
 
As King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table gather to celebrate New Year's Day, a mysterious stranger arrives with a challenge for Sir Gawain, one of the bravest knights of the Table. Note: This is an old story, and contains themes of chivalry, romantic love (including allusions to infidelity), and violence. I do not feel it is inappropriate …
 
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