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Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? We’ll take you to the events, the times and the people that shaped our nation. And we’ll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome and ...
 
Barbarians, political breakdown, economic collapse, mass migration, pillaging and plunder. The fall of the Roman Empire has been studied for years, but genetics, climate science, forensic science, network models, and globalization studies have reshaped our understanding of one of the most important events in human history. PhD historian and specialist Patrick Wyman brings the cutting edge of history to listeners in plain, relatable English.
 
A podcast for all ancient history fans! The Ancients is dedicated to discussing our distant past. Featuring interviews with historians and archaeologists, each episode covers a specific theme from antiquity. From Neolithic Britain to the Fall of Rome. Hosted by Tristan Hughes.
 
History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD. This compilation is designed to be a companion to the author's History of Greece. It is hoped that it may fill a want, now felt in many high schools and academies, of a short and clear statement of the rise and fall of Rome, with a biography of her chief men, and an outline of her institutions, manners, and religion. (Summary by Tony_Ritcherson)
 
This is a narration of ancient Rome and its history from the founding of Rome in the year 753 BC, until the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD. http://www.thetaleofrome.com This podcast is published on a weekly basis, and episodes are around fifteen minutes in length. Episode by episode, the podcast will travel in time, starting from a man called Aeneas who left Troy and settled in Italy. It will continue its trip to the birth of Romulus and Remus, and how they founded Rome. Later yo ...
 
Spanning a period of nearly 1500 years, this monumental work of history tracks the orbit of one of the greatest Empires of all time. The sheer scale and sweep of the narrative is breathtaking in its ambitious scope and brings to vivid life the collapse of a magnificent military, political and administrative structure. Proceeding at a brisk pace, the original fourteen volumes describe debauched emperors, corrupt practices, usurpers and murderers, bloody battles, plunder and loot, barbarian ho ...
 
Shakespeare was passionately interested in the history of Rome, as is evident from plays like Titus Andronicus, Julius Caesar, and Antony and Cleopatra. His tragedy Coriolanus was probably written around 1605-07, and dramatizes the rise and fall of a great Roman general, Caius Martius (later surnamed Coriolanus because of his military victory at Corioli). This play is unusual in that it provides a strong voice for the ordinary citizens of Rome, who begin the play rioting about the high price ...
 
Stories from the chaotic frontier between Rome and the "Barbarians" that became Europe's fault line. We chart the rise of the Roman Empire, it's fall in the West, and the reverberations that led to centuries of conflict between France and Germany.
 
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published as quartos, a common publishing practice of the time.The books cover the period of the Roman Em ...
 
Spanning a period of nearly 1500 years, this monumental work of history tracks the orbit of one of the greatest Empires of all time. The sheer scale and sweep of the narrative is breathtaking in its ambitious scope and brings to vivid life the collapse of a magnificent military, political and administrative structure. Proceeding at a brisk pace, the original fourteen volumes describe debauched emperors, corrupt practices, usurpers and murderers, bloody battles, plunder and loot, barbarian ho ...
 
A bunch of opinionated drivel from Central Coast-bred 30 year olds, most of whom now dwell in Sydney. If you are completely jaded by the state of the world, or you've often wondered how to deal with tricky problems at home, this is the place to make all of those worries even worse. We have no interesting life story, we aren't entrepreneurs, and we are only moderately successful - but we do know the value of a bottle of Sangiovese. Listen to this podcast. It's probably not worth your time. Bu ...
 
Jenny Winge is a Norwegian expatriate studying art in Rome, part of a Bohemian group of friends who explore the ancient City in an intoxicating passion for Beauty. Yearning for an immortal Love, she allows herself to fall into less-than-ideal romantic relationships and then has to struggle with all her might to recover her independence. Constantly resisting conformity, she demands absolute freedom for herself while always being tempted to fall back into the comfortable ruts of provincial dom ...
 
Triplanetary was first serialized in Amazing Stories in 1934. After the Lensman series became popular, Smith took his Triplanetary story and turned it into the first of the Lensman series, using it as a prequel to give the back story for the protaganists in the Lensmen series. He added 6 new chapters, doubling it in size and it's really a different book from the serialized novel, being published 14 years after the first. It was put into Gutenberg just last year.The novel covers several episo ...
 
A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
 
Tristan Verboven makes a storyteller's case for the history of the ancient world. Weaving mythology with historical accounts, he tells tales of the ongoing battle between light and darkness in the cradle of civilization. Hear the story of Ancient Rome and Carthage that is historically accurate, all the while delving into the dark corners of the human spirit. A place where vengeance, honour and battle turn the tides on the Mediterranean world.
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
If ever there was an internationally renowned D.J. with a prolific pedigree it is Leomeo, a well established talent who, from his base in Paris, has touched virtually every continent in the world, destinations including Montreal, New York, Sydney, Shanghai, Istanbul, Rome, London & many in between. With roots firmly in Asia, but with Europe being his first real playground, making Paris his home saw his early steps in D.J.'ing inspired & encouraged by his then mentor, Claude Challe of Buddha ...
 
Author of THE DARK PATH Isaac Weishaupt hosts this show focused on pop culture and its role in the occult agenda to instill ritualistic symbolism in entertainment! This podcast provides unbiased opinions and discussion on the symbolism, theories, pop culture, music, film, gossip and celebrity tabloids; in a safe and positive light with respect to all opinions and world views. Isaac Weishaupt has been on the leading edge of conspiracy theories surrounding the elusive “Illuminati” and its infi ...
 
Way of the Cross - Meditations and prayers by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) at the Colosseum, Rome, Good Friday 2005 (8 days before the death of Pope John Paul II). Music: Triduum - Contemporary Sacred Music by David Bevan and Neil Wright - sung by the Holy Redeemer Choir, London. Listen to and read much more on Totus2us.com which is dedicated to Our Lady. The motto of Blessed John Paul II was to Mary: Totus Tuus - All Yours.
 
Welcome to Speaking of Travel! Host Marilyn Ball speaks to folks about their inspiring, uplifting & dreamy travel experiences. And today it's even more important than ever to dream big and make plans to travel again! So sit back and be carried away to places from around the world and from right here in your own backyard. No Passport Required!
 
Written by French author Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo follows the life of Edmond Dantes as he embarks on a journey of revenge after being wrongly imprisoned and set up by none other than his so-called friends. Set during the years after the fall of Napoleon’s empire, the story unwinds in several locations including Paris, Marseilles, Rome, Monte Cristo and Constantinople. A handsome young sailor and soon to be ship captain Edmond Dantes seems to have it all in life, as he retur ...
 
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 talk about Hannibal, Rome, Carthage, the Punic Wars and the ancient world in general. Please note, I have recently upgraded my recording equipment a ...
 
Discover everything that you were never taught about the history of African Civilizations. As the author of NUBIA: The Rise and Fall of African Empires, Andre Samuels discusses how African Civilizations helped shape the modern world. In PODCASTING NUBIA, he connects News and Hot Topics to the incredibly exciting history of Black Cultures.
 
Question and answer in a philosophy of love. How can we start a movement of love ? How do we take the journey inward. And you don't have to do it alone. Send me your questions I will discuss it on the show with or without your name just let me know. If you don't say you want your name withheld it will be mentioned in the show.
 
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Amazon looked on course to defeat a historic effort by workers to unionise an Alabama warehouse, and companies and countries around the world are weighing the Biden administration’s global corporate tax plan. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains Goldman Sachs’ purchase of £75m of Deliveroo shares after the UK food delivery group’s …
 
Professor David Wengrow is one of the world's leading experts on Egypt before the pharaohs. He's also one of the most creative and wide-ranging archaeologists working right now, and he has fascinating insights into the primordial emergence of inequality, hierarchies, states, and all of the other things. Check out his new book, co-authored with the …
 
Just a quick update to apologise for the delay in getting the episode out this week, hopefully next week we should be back on track. However I may need in this period to switch to a two episode a month schedule due to a busy work and house period. I would like to take the opportunity to remind you to get your ticket for the intelligent speech confe…
 
The start-up that owns the biotechnology behind the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has confidentially filed for an initial public offering in the US, Indian social media group ShareChat has raised more than $500m to grow its popular short-video app Moj, and Austrian activist Max Schrems has filed a privacy complaint against Google in France. Plus, the …
 
The Persepolis Fortification Tablets / Texts are the who’s who of the Ancient Achaemenid Empire, a unique insight into the administrative workings of this jurisdiction emerging from present day Iran. 30,000 of these clay tablets, inscribed in cuneiform, have so far been identified. Each forms a new piece of evidence for who the people of the Achaem…
 
In recent years, there’s been a movement to remove statues of Confederate leaders and other monuments that some see as celebrations of America’s racist history. But does taking down these statues help address the racial inequities that plague our nation to this day? Or is it just erasing history? In his forthcoming book How the Word Is Passed: A Re…
 
The EU drug regulator will launch an investigation next week into whether clinical trials of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine contravened ethical standards, and Japan’s national champion, Renesas Electronics, is being forced to diversify due to the pressures brought on by the chip industry. Plus, the FT’s Latin America editor, Michael Stott, exp…
 
US Treasury secretary Janet Yellen is calling on other countries to join the US in setting a corporate global minimum tax, and bond investors who took big risks at the outset of the pandemic are enjoying big returns. Plus, the FT’s greater China correspondent, Kathrin Hille, discusses how a little-known chip company that dominates the global semico…
 
The boom in Bitcoin mining is having an unintended consequence: it has driven up the cost of computer chips. Plus, the FT’s US-China correspondent, Demetri Sevastopulo, explains how China’s repressive treatment of its Uyghur Muslims is affecting Western brands who do business in the country. Bitcoin mining boom adds to chip price inflation https://…
 
Al and Ali discuss what brought us here, where we are, and what we need to do going forward. A list of organizations that humanely helps immigrants at the Southern Border: El Paso: The Annunciation House Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center McAllen: Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley Arizona Kino Border Initiative…
 
According to the Gospels, Jesus died and was removed from the cross on the eve of the Jewish Sabbath (Friday afternoon), before his body was placed in the family tomb of Joseph of Arimathea. For 'three days and three nights', Jesus’s body was entombed. But do the accounts of his burial correlate with the archaeology? Do they accurately reflect the …
 
We review the latest monster film Godzilla vs. Kong! We'll break down the conspiracy related themes of the film: Simulation Theory, Gnosticism, Breakaway civilizations, nerd elites that are going to kill us and of course- Transhumanism! Neuralink, Elon Musk, A.I., UFOs, 33 symbolism, elevators going to HELL and even Rudolf Steiner! It's clear that …
 
Description: This is the first in a series on the history and literature of the 12 Minor Prophets of the Old Testament. What is a prophet? Can they tell the future or do they just tell it the way it is? Garry Stevens of the History of the Bible Podcast and I will delve into the history and the background very important, but sometimes forgotten char…
 
Impact Travel Alliance Founder and Executive Director Kelley Louise shares new insights into how we can actively participate in advocating for more impactful initiatives around sustainable tourism. Kelley explains how important it is to take a holistic approach to empowering communities and protecting our environment so everyone is connected. Also,…
 
Tattoos, and other forms of body decoration, are as old as humanity itself. But what can we know about the skin of long-past people that no longer exists? I talk to Aaron Deter-Wolf, Prehistoric Archaeologist for the State of Tennessee’s Division of Archaeology and one of the world's experts on the archaeological study of tattooing, to get some ans…
 
Wall Street touched a record high Wednesday as the White House released details of President Joe Biden’s multi trillion-dollar US stimulus plan, and the food delivery app, Deliveroo, closed down 26 per cent in its first day on the public market. Plus, the FT’s US labour and equalities correspondent, Taylor Nicole Rogers, explains why there are fewe…
 
Between the 3rd century BC and the 1st century AD, the Xiongnu inhabited the area surrounding Mongolia. They influenced the later Hun Empire, and had connections with Ancient China and Persia, but what do we know about them? Bryan Miller has been investigating the society, hierarchy and expansion of the Xiongnu, and in this episode he shares his fi…
 
We go through the Lil Nas X Montero updates! We covered the whole video and satanic shoes in Part 1 but now we do some updates that are very important! We'll briefly go through the history of satanic panic, celebrity backlash against Lil Nas X, look at his tweets and reactions and then DROP A BOMBSHELL allegation that he was behind an account that …
 
The Vietnam War was one of the most divisive conflicts in American history. Over 58,000 Americans died in the fighting; many more returned home with wounds both visible and hidden. When veterans lobbied for a memorial to honor American soldiers lost in Vietnam, a young college student named Maya Lin was picked from a blind competition to design it.…
 
The head of the IMF has warned that the world should be ready for an emerging market debt crisis as the global economy emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, and Russia is using the Suez Canal incident to promote its own Arctic shipping route. Plus, the FT’s Mexico and Central America correspondent, Jude Webber, explains why Mexico’s citizens are w…
 
Did you know one of the 12 Minor almost inspired a gigantic plan for an aircraft carrier in World War 2? In this teaser for the 12 Minor Prophets series brought to you buy the History in the Bible and History of the Papacy Podcasts, you will see there was absolutely nothing minor about the Habakkuk Project. Support this show http://supporter.acast.…
 
We follow Queen Joanna of Naples as she goes through three more husbands, ever searching for the right one, but getting ambitious power grabbing insensitive men or total nut jobs until she finally settles on the one who will see her to her end. Meanwhile she will guide the kingdom of Naples through the Sicilian question, rebellions, the plague, war…
 
A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, …
 
The Biden administration is sticking with a Trump administration policy that will make it easier for US diplomats to meet with Taiwanese officials, and US companies say they are feeling the bite of inflation. Plus, the FT’s global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, explains why banks might be more careful with hedge fund leverage after the …
 
We examine the classic 80s alien film E.T.! Steven Spielberg showed us the alchemical conjunction of the sun and moon and how the alien consciousness evolves mankind! We also get into the manifestation of thoughts into reality- a concept they overtly tell the audience multiple times in the film! E.T. was one of the biggest films of all time in prog…
 
A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, …
 
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We look at the symbolism behind Lil Nas X's controversial new video MONTERO! We'll break down the satanic shoes he's selling (with human blood on them), the Gnostic occult messages of androgyny in the video, the forces of Eros and more! Learn about how Lil Nas X is being initiated into a false god and he's aiming his cannons at the children! Get bo…
 
Without recordings, and with notation and instruments long forgotten, how can we possibly know what music soundtracked Ancient Greek life? James Lloyd from the University of Reading has been studying Ancient Greek music, in particular its role in Ancient Sparta. In this episode James tells Tristan how it has been possible to recreate songs and inst…
 
This is a short preview of the 12 Prophets series produced, written, directed and presented by Garry Stevens of the History in the Bible Podcast and me, Stephen Guerra of the History of the Papacy Podcast. Look for the first episode next week. If you are on Patreon you can listen right now! www.patreon.com/historyofthepapacy Support this show http:…
 
European leaders clash over vaccine distribution at a marathon virtual summit, holders of UK government bonds are suffering the worst quarter in at least two decades as Britain’s economic prospects brighten, Jack Ma’s Ant Group demands bigger fees to rebuild valuation after pulled IPO, and comfort foods like doughnuts and mac and cheese proved popu…
 
Find out how 2021 is shaping up in Italy and plan your trip with Mark Gordon Smith, founder of Private Italy Tours. Mark’s unwavering commitment to providing unique and unforgettable experiences is stronger than ever. Mark is creating a not-for-profit that will focus on Arts Education and the restoration of works by female artists of the Renaissanc…
 
Understanding the first migrants to the Americas more than 13,000 years ago is a big task. So is figuring out how the ancestors of indigenous peoples transformed themselves from hunters of mammoth and mastodon to farmers to the builders of complex societies. Professor Shane Miller, an archaeologist working in the American southeast (and a Tides lis…
 
British and European officials on Wednesday issued a joint statement saying they’d discussed developing a “reciprocally beneficial relationship” to tackle Covid-19, after a top official in Brussels accused the UK of “vaccine nationalism”; a grounded container ship has blocked traffic in one of the world’s most critical shipping passages; and the ru…
 
Few historic residences are more synonymous with their owners than Graceland. Purchased by Elvis Presley in 1957, the stately Memphis mansion was the heart of his private world and his most prized possession. He always swore he’d never sell it. But after Elvis’s sudden and tragic death, Graceland faced an uncertain future. It would take a risky mov…
 
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Investor confidence in Turkey is shaken by the shock dismissal of the head of the central bank and the appointment of a new central banker with unorthodox ideas on how to tackle the country’s economic challenges, the increased production of the Covid-19 vaccine is creating shortages of other medicines, and Goldman Sachs bows to workplace complaints…
 
We went ahead and our narrative quite a bit to have a chat with Mark Vinet of the “History of North America” podcast about the Explorer Christopher Columbus and his relationship and history with his native city of Genoa. We talked about the location, foundation, history and geography of the city and the traces that we can find of the Explorer to th…
 
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