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A podcast on the history of Russia.
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A chronological narrative history of Russia, detailed and thorough but entertaining.
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Le Forum 2.0 est le podcast qui traite l'actualité sportive. Accompagné de deux mordus du sport, Vincent et Antoine, venez à la rencontre d'expert dans leur domaine respectif. On jase des sciences, la santé, les chiffres et les affaires connexes au sport. Nous traversons les 5 continents pour trouver les sports qui vous font vibrer. Le tout avec un brin d'humour, évide...
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That's Ancient History: the podcast for all things classical, old & new. Exploring antiquity from its history to its place in today's world. Host Jean Menzies.
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Conversations about Classics.
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Word Journeys is a podcast about etymology and the surprising stories behind the origins of English words. English is constantly evolving and the meanings of words are always shifting. In each episode, we take words united by a common theme and explore how they made their way into English and the historical circumstances which shaped their definitions. For more information or t...
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A podcast about dictionaries by people who write dictionaries. Yes, really.
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Fascinating insights into how dictionaries are created.
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The History of Egypt, as the ancients described it. A tale of pyramids, pharaohs, gods and mysteries, told through the eyes of the ancients themselves. A member of the Agora Podcast Network
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A chronological narrative history of Egypt, with thematic episodes about the literature, culture, and religion of ancient Egypt.
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A layman's guide to a 150 years of research into the history presented in the Bible. Lightly garnished with a dash of drollery, a soupcon of scrutiny, and not an ounce of objectivity. Episodes are released every third Sunday.
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A podcast about "all of the history, in all of the books, in all of the bibles". Detailed and thoughtful but also dryly amusing.
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Way Too Seriously is a weekly podcast in which Jan and Paul Moffett talk about the implicit biases, the assumptions, and the thematic implications of kids' movies with exactly the appropriate level of seriousness.
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Discussions about kids movies from the perspective of how they handle race, gender, sexuality, and other complicated topics.
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A Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) talking about the words in the English language that fascinate them most at the moment, looking at their histories and origins and trying to piece together just how they got to where they are today. This is a podcast for anyone interested in etymology (the study of words and their origins/history). If you've ever found yourself happier after...
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A deep dive into the etymology of two words per episode. Fun banter between the hosts.
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The Spoken History of a Global Language
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A chronological narrative history of the English language. Thorough, detailed, clear, and fascinating.
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The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. Here on The Anthropocene Reviewed, we review different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale.
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John Green reviews "aspects of the human-centred world". Audio essays.
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What happens when a history buff and two film nerds watch a war film once a week? John Roderick, Adam Pranica and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler...
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Thoughtful and informative reviews of war movies, with a healthy dose of silly jokes and inappropriate comments along the way.
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The Mirror of Antiquity features portraits of classical scholars that blend storytelling and academic research. Guests explore how their work on ancient Greece and Rome helps them understand the contemporary world and their own lives. Produced by Curtis Dozier with support from the Vassar College Department of Greek and Roman Studies.
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Explorations of Classical topics, with an emphasis on ongoing debates within the discipline.
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The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Learn about how we judge other people's speech as a sneaky way to be racist, sexist, classist, etc. Carrie and Megan teach you how to stop being an accidental jerk. To join our email list and get updates on new episodes and announcements, click
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A podcast about linguistic discrimination -- full of great interviews with fascinating people doing really important work.
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Wonders of the World: the podcast that visits the great places on Earth to tell the story of our people, our civilization, and our planet.
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Part history podcast, part travelogue, part food guide. Working his way through time and around the world, talking about the history and culture of the most amazing places on earth.
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Podcast focusing on the social sciences, humanities and arts.
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Join Alex, Oz, Hana and Suhail as they discuss the latest stories where science, tech and pop-culture meet.
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Discussions about contemporary issues in science, with a focus on race.
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Podcast by In Foro Romano
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Latin language discussion podcast.
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Podcast by PhDrinking
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Interviews with PhD students, mostly in STEM fields, over drinks. Clear and informative and fun.
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In this podcast, I, Scott Lepisto, interview classicists from all walks of life to discover how they became interested in the Greco-Roman world, who influenced them, and how their careers evolved.
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Interviews with Classics scholars on their work, their teaching, and the state of the discipline.
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An episode-by-episode review of ST:Disco -- mostly hilarious, with a strong grounding in a love of the Star Trek world and a deep analysis of the show.
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What makes us human? Humans are just animals who know how to cook. Whether you're interested in food, history, or both like I am, this podcast is for you Visit anthrochef.blog for recipes. Theme music by Michael Levy of Ancient Lyre. “An Ancient Lyre” and much more is available from all major digital music stores and streaming sites.
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An anthropological look at the history of food around the world.
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A podcast covering Anglophone literature from ancient times to the present.
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Detailed look at the history of Anglophone literature, starting with Gilgamesh and working forwards. Also includes silly songs.
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The best short fiction, handpicked by the world’s greatest storyteller. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to l...
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LeVar Burton reads you a short story. What more could you want?!
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Shelf Life is a podcast from the Newberry Library about the humanities--and the humans behind them. Each episode features a new conversation with librarians, curators, and researchers about anything from the history of fake news to the secret lives of famous American authors.
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Behind-the-scenes stories from a working library, and fascinating interviews with researchers using the Newberry's resources.
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Ever wanted to start watching Classic Who but just don't know where to begin? Join Colin, Daniel, and Steven on an introcast through the best of Doctor Who!
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Detailed discussion about episodes of Classic Who aimed at people watching the show for the first time.
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Latinitium offers a podcast in Latin on various subjects, ranging from idiomatic expressions and literature to random curiosities. For a full transcription of the episodes go to http://www.latinitium.com/podcast.
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Anything language goes! Let's Talk Talk is a Pop-linguistics based discussion podcast where the goal is easy consumption of language topics in a fun way.
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Snooping in the acid-free boxes to find out what we can learn when just one letter from a person survives.
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This is the Myths Your Teach Hated, a bi-weekly podcast where I tell the stories of cultures around the world in all of their original, bloody, uncensored glory. Modern tellings of these stories have become dry and dusty, but I’ll be trying to breathe new life into them.
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Very entertaining retellings of myths from around the world, with lots of swears and graphic language.
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A podcast from the QI offices in which the writers of the hit BBC show huddle around a microphone and discuss the best things they've found out this week. Hosted by Dan Schreiber (@schreiberland) with James Harkin (@jamesharkin), Andrew Hunter Murray (@andrewhunterm), and Anna Ptaszynski (#GetAnnaOnTwitter)
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Humour and trivia from the writers of the QI panel show in the UK.
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Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses language--more specifically, individual words--as a way of making connections among history, culture, religion, and society.
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Etymology and language history.
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A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics by Gretchen McCulloch (All Things Linguistic) and Lauren Gawne (Superlinguo). A weird and deep conversation about language delivered right to your ears the third Thursday of every month. Bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/lingthusiasm Shownotes: www.lingthusiasm.com
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Clear and engaging explanations of linguistic concepts.
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Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world? Do you like trivia and fun facts? Have you lost hours to internet rabbit holes? The Story Behind is the show for you! Trivia nerd Emily Prokop explores the origins and cool stories that surround the things, people and places you may never have wondered about before. Warning: Your friends might tire of you...
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Fun trivia and history about everyday objects.
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Aven & Mark discuss etymology, history, literature, language, and cocktails, and the sometimes surprising connections between them all.
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Discussions about language, etymology, history, literature, and cocktails, focussing on Greco-Roman antiquity and the European middle ages, and on unexpected connections in the world around us. Also interviews with a wide range of scholars, artists, writers, and more.
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Welcome to Footnoting History! For links to further reading suggestions, a calendar of upcoming episodes, and the complete episode archive, visit us at FootnotingHistory.com!
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Short but very informative discussions of historical ideas, events, and people.
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Examining film adaptations of Shakespeare movie by movie
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Reviews of movies adapting Shakespeare. No longer putting out new episodes.
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Food with a Side of Science & History
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The science and history of food.
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The Feast presents delectable stories from the dining tables of history. Every two weeks, we immerse you in the sights, sounds, & tastes of a meal from the past. Make bread with medieval monks; share a martini with Churchill. Find out what wars were won & which kingdoms were lost, all for the sake of a good meal. Email suggestions for shows to thefeast@thefeastpodcast.org
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Looking at "meals that made history" -- telling the stories of historical feasts, and the histories of storied foods.
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Podcast category for Fan of History
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A weekly Latin podcast about anything.
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Latin conversation podcast.
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The History of Ancient Greece Podcast is a weekly deep-dive into one of the most influential and fundamental peoples in world history. Hosted by philhellene Ryan Stitt, THOAG spans over two millennia. From the Bronze Age to Homer, to classical Greek democracy to the Roman conquest, this podcast will tell the history of a fundamental civilization by bringing to life the fascinat...
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Chronological and narrative history of Greece, with thematic episodes on culture and literature and religion.
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A fresh take on ancient myth
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Discussions of Greek myth using primary sources (excerpts from ancient literature)
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A Star Trek podcast by two guys who are a bit embarrassed to have a Star Trek podcast. We're reviewing Star Trek: The Next Generation from start to end! New episodes on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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Episode-by-episode reviews of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine. Thoughtful and informed but mainly funny.
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Hank and John Green (YouTubers and etc.) answer questions, give questionable advice, and talk about Mars (the planet) and AFC Wimbledon (the 3rd tier English football club).
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"Advice" podcast from John and Hank Green. Mostly funny but also thoughtful.
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Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman, TheAllusionist.org. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
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A podcast about language in all its forms.
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Join Chris and Julia Tunstall, the founders of top Craft Bartending website ABarAbove.com, as they discuss tips, tricks and techniques for bartending better, making tastier drinks, and having a fulfilling career behind the bar. Combining Chris' 10+ years' bartending and restaurant consulting experience with Julia's years in spirits media, the two have endless ideas for giving...
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Let's Drink About It is a podcast that asks the question, what is the correct beverage to pair with any given moment in your life? Each week, hosts Chris and Ben sit down to discuss the events of their lives and which cocktails to pair with those events. We'll learn about cocktails, the theory and history of the mixed drink, and maybe even a little something about oursel...
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Only intermittently updating, but one of my favourites.
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CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.
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A weekly show about linguistics, the science of language, on RTRFM 92.1 community radio, Perth.
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Great radio show from Perth, Australia about language and linguistics.
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A staged show in the style of old-time radio performed live, monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood. Starring all of your favorite stars from the worlds of television, film, comedy, animation, sketch, and the stage. Created and written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker.
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No longer updating, but a great back catalogue.
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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Mexican Revolution. Next: The Russian Revolution.
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Mike Duncan is working his way through the biggest revolutions in history.
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In each delicately seasoned episode of Words for Dinner, Mike and Max explore the deepest recesses of the English language to bring back the weird, delicious, and dirty histories of words.
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Suzanne and Chris talk about great books—but what does "great" even mean?
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Great conversations about books by two professors.
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All about the Middle Ages from Medievalists.net. Join Danièle Cybulskie and her guests as they talk about the medieval world, from Byzantium to the Vikings.
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Interviews with scholars about their work on the middle ages.
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David Walsh chats to a range of people about their interest in the Roman world: how did they end up working on it? what projects are they engaged in at the moment? where does the study of the Roman world go in future? David Walsh is a lecturer in archaeology and ancient history at the University of Kent: https://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/classics/staff/walsh.html Theme tune: 'La Cala...
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Conversations with archaeologists working on Roman Britain.
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Ever wonder how we genetically modify mosquitoes? Curious about the parasites? Have questions about how tick bites cause meat allergies? Tiny Vampires is a show about insects that transmit disease and the scientists that are fighting them. Each episode is guided by questions sent in by listeners. The question is answered with background information and the story of how scien...
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Exploring cutting-edge science about parasitic insects, from mosquitos to bed bugs.
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What does it mean to be Filipino outside of the homeland? Long Distance is an independent narrative podcast about life in the Filipino diaspora. Each episode moves beyond typical immigrant narratives to share thoughtful tales of love, loss, history, and humor through audio documentaries and creative approaches to storytelling with sound. Hosted and produced by Paola Mardo. Visi...
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An exploration of the Filipino diaspora.
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An examination of scientific inquiry through a discussion of the history and philosophy of the scientific endeavor and the people who have participated in it.
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The history of science.
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En clair is a podcast about forensic linguistics, literary detection, language mysteries, cryptography, codes, language and the law, linguistic crime, undeciphered languages, and more, from past to present. Credits, links, podcast transcripts and more in the Case Notes: wp.lancs.ac.uk/enclair
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In each episode of In The Past Lane, the history podcast, we take up topics in American history and explore them through feature pieces, interviews, book and film reviews, and more. Our guiding philosophy is that history is not just about the past - it's about our world, here and now. History explains why things are the way they are, everything from our economy, religious prac...
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Trojan War: The Podcast is a serialized telling of the stories that together comprise the epic story of the Trojan War. From The Judgement of Paris through The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships to Achilles’ Heel and Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts, this epic story has it all! Each podcast episode features one self-contained episode in the overall story arc, followed by ab...
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A retelling of the story of the Trojan War by a great storyteller, with additional discussion of the scholarly issues and historical background of the myths.
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The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It's not just about ancient Greece. It's about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek texts give us access to: from Egypt and Babylon, to ancient Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we'll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics include...
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Interviews about ancient Greece.
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“Great empires are not maintained by timidity.” - Tacitus. A podcast series looking at the rulers of the ancient Roman empire, by Dr Rhiannon Evans and Matt Smith.
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Thematic episodes about ancient Rome.
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Dr Fiona Radford is an expert on Rome on film and wrote her thesis on Kubrick’s Spartacus. Dr Radford is exponent of not only Ancient History, but also Reception Studies. Dr Peta Greenfield is an expert on the Vestal Virgins. Dr Greenfield’s research interests include: religion and politics in Rome, the late republic and Augustan period, and the role of women.
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A very detailed look at Roman history through specific historical writers.
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You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com
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The World in Words is a podcast about languages and the people who speak them. What happens to the brain on bilingualism? Does it matter that so many languages are dying out? Should we fear the rise of global English? Is the United States losing its linguistic cohesion? Why are Chinese tech words so inventive? Why does Icelandic have so many cool swearwords? Patrick Cox and...
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Before each episode of Halfway Expert I study a given topic for exactly one week. Then I invite a real expert on the podcast and together we explain their topic while my expert guest corrects the misconceptions or misunderstandings I’ve picked up in my week of study.
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The podcast where everything is true. (Except the parts that aren't.)
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The show, released in weekly 15/20 minute episodes, covers the history of the Italian peninsula from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476, through the unification of Italy in 1861 to the present day.
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We explore ideas and practices once believed to be true but no longer. Each dead idea is explored in all its glorious eccentricity. For example, discover miasma, the theory that plague comes from stinky air. Or the medical diagnosis of hysteria, which holds that women's wombs wander around their bodies causing trouble. Join us on a fun romp through the history of ideas that d...
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A discussion of contemporary issues in translation, from classical past to the global present, hosted by Mohammed Albakry (English, Middle Tennessee State Univ.) and Joseph McAlhany (History, Univ. of Connecticut).
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Odyssey: The Podcast is a serialized telling in contemporary language, of Homer’s Odyssey. Over twenty-three hours, master storyteller Jeff Wright delivers a fast-paced, literate, and addictive performance. Each episode features a continuation of the story arc, followed by engaging commentary on the social, cultural and political contexts helpful to maximizing your fun with...
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The podcast explores the deeper story behind the lyrics in the rock opera "Planet and Sky" by the Max Wyvern Band (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/planet-and-sky/1393063213), released in the summer of 2018. Each episode includes a narration of the story behind one of the nine songs and includes the featured song. Additional music will be included underlying the narrations and...
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David Tennant gets talking with the biggest names from TV, movies, comedy and elsewhere. Revealing conversation, surprise stories and lots of laughs. A Somethin' Else and No Mystery production.
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Why do we love some accents and hate others? Why do we talk differently in different situations? Does learning a new language really teach you to think differently? In this linguistics podcast, I examine how the way we talk connects to who we are.
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The History of Aotearoa New Zealand Podcast is a chronological and narrative telling of the history of New Zealand. Each episode we tell the story of our island nation in an interesting and informative way! Join us to learn more about what made Aotearoa what is today from the first settlement by Tangata Whenua, The Treaty of Waitangi, The Land Wars, The King Movement, WWII and...
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Welcome to our whimsical adventure of idioms and other turns of phrase. Each week, we delve into the origins of phrases to find out how they came into the English language. We tell the story of how the phrase got from its beginnings to where it is today. Shauna and Dan are two big nerds, so expect some geek culture references, random trivia facts, and loads of laughs!
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A weekly podcast on Japanese history, covering everything from prehistory to the modern era. Additional information available at the podcast blog, at www.historyofjapan.wordpress.com
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