The History of Rome

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The History of Rome, often abbreviated THoR, is an award-winning weekly podcast created by Mike Duncan which aired between 2007 and 2012. In the 2010 podcast awards, THoR won best educational podcast. THoR covers the time period from the origin of the Roman Kingdom to the Fall of the Western Roman Empire, focusing on the most accepted chain of events according to historical consensus. The show ... Read More »

Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

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The Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean podcast explores social and religious life in the Greco-Roman world, especially early Christianity including the New Testament. Half-hour episodes are released bi-weekly from September to June (with a summer break in July and August). These episodes are not scripted; they are edited versions of improvised lectures from point-form notes. Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean ... Read More »

Ancient Warfare Podcast

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Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer these questions. Warfare minus two thousand years. Listen to this sample: Visit the website: Ancient Warfare Podcast Read More »

Life Of Caesar

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We all know the story. Or do we? Just who was Julius Caesar? Tyrant? Or misunderstood reformer? Join Ray Harris (The World War II Podcast) and Cameron Reilly (The Napoleon Bonaparte Podcast) as they go on a journey to discover the true Julius Caesar. Life of Caesar Podcast Website Read More »

The Egyptian History Podcast

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A history of Egyptian culture, art, faith, kingship, love, death, war and everything else! We give special attention to the Egyptians’ tales and documents, to let their history come alive “in their own words.” Listen to a 5 min sample: Visit the website: The Egyptian History Podcast Read More »

Myths and History of Greece and Rome

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A journey through the myths and history of Ancient Greece and Rome for all the family. Myths and History of Greece and Rome Website Read More »

A History Of: Alexander the Great

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A look at the life of Alexander the Great, from his birth in Macedonia and his conquests to the edge of the world and back. A History Of: Alexander the Great Website Read More »

A History Of – Hannibal and the Punic Wars

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A History Of: Hannibal and the Punic Wars is a biweekly biography of everybody’s favourite Carthaginian general. We follow Hannibal throughout his campaigns as well as looking at the Punic Wars at large. This is done through a mixture of lecture style episodes as well as more relaxed Let’s Talk episodes; in which I invite guests onto the show to ... Read More »

Ancient Rome Refocused

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Rob Cain uses a story-telling approach to discuss the life, culture, and society of ancient Rome. Rome is ever-present in today’s world. Rob Cain adds a sense of belonging, of standing at the Forum, in the Senate or at a villa. His unique podcast allows the listener to experience a day in the life of Rome. Listen to this sample: Visit ... Read More »