Tag Archives: Middle East

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 »

Norman Centuries

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Lars Brownworth, author of “Lost to the West” and creator of the “12 Byzantine Rulers” podcast presents “Norman Centuries”, a podcast on the Normans. While popular Norman history focuses on the regions of France and England, Norman Centuries covers the lesser known Italian Normans as well. Norman Centuries Website Read More »

12 Byzantine Rulers

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This history of the Byzantine Empire is a lecture series written and presented by Mr. Lars Brownworth, author of the book “Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire that Rescued Western Civilization”. (in bookstores and on Amazon.com) He has traveled extensively from the furthest reaches of the Byzantine Empire all the way to its heart at Constantinople. Join him ... Read More »

The History of Byzantium

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A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453 History of Byzantium Podcast Website Read More »

History of the Crusades

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Over 900 years ago, thousands of Christians invaded the Middle East, intent on taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. The following 200 years were marked by a series of military campaigns known as the Crusades. Join us to follow the history of the Crusades from 1095 onwards. Castles, battles, religious clashes, Richard the Lionheart, the Assassins, Eleanor of Aquitaine, ... Read More »

Ottoman History Podcast

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A history podcast dedicated to presenting accessible and relevant information about the Ottoman Empire, the Mediterranean and Middle East. Ottoman History 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:┬áThe Egyptian History Podcast Read More »

A History of OIl

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Since oil is arguably the catalyst for our modern society, geo-poltiical situations and the literal fuel of our economy it is only right that it has its own dedicated history podcast. Well researched, well spoken and produced, informative and entertaining. It is amazing to see how oil is part of almost every thing and event in modern history. Listen to ... Read More »

The Arab Spring – A History

Best History Podcast: The Arab Spring - A History

The Arab Spring: A History is a biweekly podcast seeking to explore just how the Arab Spring happened. If you’ve ever wondered just what has been happening in the Middle East for the last few years, this is the podcast for you. So, how are we going to do this? We’re going to tell the story of the Middle East ... Read More »