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Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century. Go to http://www.englandcast.com for more info.
 
CEU Medieval Podcast is a collection of past episodes of the radio's weekly talk show 'Past Perfect!' and recorded public lectures presented at Central European University's Medieval Studies Department. Music was removed from the podcast version of the shows due to copyright regulations.
 
The Witches and Wizards Portal is the mechanism by which we are able to visit the Discworld, as well as other fantastic worlds. The Portal covers some of the races, places, faces, characteristics and phenomena of that world and mirror of worlds, The Discworld. Your host, The Medieval Gnome, has been described as having the perfect radio face. He is also somewhat notorious birdwalker. No, not birdwatcher. Birdwalker. Not a lot of people know how to do the latter. You can reach me at randy@min ...
 
For many episodes to come, we'll be exploring the rich history of Poland. From it's humble beginnings, we'll follow the people of Poland as they form their own unique cultural identity, rise into a great European power, cross paths with the Mongol Horde, save Europe from an Ottoman invasion, and do their best to keep their independence firm from one generation to the next.
 
The Talk Past Podcast is the podcast from our Medieval Content Youtube channel, hosted by NC and co-hosted by The War Queen. We discuss all things regarding Medieval History, from history itself, medieval history in pop culture and re-enactments and so much more. Delve into the historic world with us where you might learn something, or just enjoy the conversations between us and a plethora of guests in the world of Medieval History.
 
I'm Cullen Burke and this is Cauldron, a history of the world battle by battle. Every two weeks I'll cover the important battles in history and then hash out listener theories and thoughts on how the world would look if the outcome were different.
 
Sharing the History of The Viking Age, one podcast at a time. We are covering the History of Scandinavia during the Viking Age. We're exploring Raiding, Trading and Settlement of Scandinavians abroad as well as the culture and society of the Norse homelands. Join us to learn more than you ever thought you wanted to know about the people, for better or worse, history knows as the Vikings.
 
A history podcast about the Middle Ages and warfare during those times. From knights to Vikings, crusaders to kings, we will explore the medieval world and its military history. Hosted by the editor of Medieval Warfare magazine, this podcast features guests discussing various topics about warfare, including battles, sieges, weapons, military organization, chivalry and more. We will have conversations with the leading historians and archaeologists in the field, who can tell us about the lates ...
 
A fast-moving history of the western world from the ancient world to the present day. Examine how the emergence of the western world as a global dominant power was not something that should ever have been taken for granted. This podcast traces the development of western civilization starting in the ancient Near East, through Greece and Rome, past the collapse of the Western Roman Empire into the Dark Ages, and then follows European and, ultimately, American history as the western world moved ...
 
The Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through Ireland's fascinating past. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling account of Ireland's history, looking at daily life through the ages. The show is currently focused on the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s (see below), while the archive contains the stories of Ireland's ancient High Kings, Viking raiders and the Norman Invasion of the Middle Ages. The story of the Great Famine has proved the most popular to date, Between 18 ...
 
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Mireille once again joins Sarah for a short bonus episode! We found out why Jonathan Banks agreed to do this movie in an ... interesting ... interview. We break down his discussion of the "Dark Ages" here.You can read the full interview here: http://frontrowfeatures.com/features/film-features/jonathan-banks-gets-medieval-redbad-24289.htmlSocial Med…
 
If you are an Earl, and you are sent a safe conduct pass to go talk to the King, you're safe, right? You can go meet them, and calmly discuss that alliance you made with a couple of other noblemen, one that is not in favor of the king and his kingly position. Calmly, yes, and then you can go home. Unless it's 1452, and you're in Scotland, and you'r…
 
Luke and Eleanor are back to start a series on Medieval China. of course, Medieval China is so different from our general conceptions of the Middle Ages that we have to spend some time introducing Chinese history. after all, China did go through a period of serfdom, they just abandoned the practice over 200 years before the birth of Christ whereas …
 
Join Ari and Matt as they discuss their favorite events of the year: The Pilgrim Progress Challenge! They go into some of the work behind the scenes, as well as contrasting the evolution of the event from last year to this year, what went right, what can be improved upon, and a couple characteristic, charmingly roguish rabbit trails along the way. …
 
The legend in its early forms: the arrival in Rome of a patriarch from the east, the chronicles of Otto of Freising, and that famous "letter." If you like what you hear and want to chip in to support the podcast, my Patreon is here. I'm on Twitter @circus_human, Instagram @humancircuspod, and I have some things on Redbubble at https://www.redbubble…
 
PRIMAL SCREAM Dr. Eleanor Janega's Patreon: http://patreon.com/GoingMedieval Her book: https://uk.bookshop.org/books/the-middle-ages-a-graphic-history/9781785785917 Her website: https://going-medieval.com/ Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod​ Our Merch: https://www.solidaritysuperstore.com/wtypp we are working on international shipping Sen…
 
In this podcast: 1. Steve Eulberg, 2. Steve Eulberg, 3. Steve Eulberg, 4. Steve Eulberg, 5. Steve Eulberg, 6. Steve Eulberg, 7. Fiddle Whamdiddle, 8. Zilla, 9. Olexa Kabanov, 10. Steve Eulberg, 11. Steve Eulberg, 12. Daughters of Elvin, 13. Steve Eulberg, 14. Steve Eulberg, 15. Yumi Kurosawa, 16. Steve Eulberg…
 
Obviously no one would say the three words that make up this week's show title, certainly not more than once. But we have arrived both at the end of the alphabet and of season 9, and most of this episode concerns the Watch, and Granny, so I thought, Y not? The Portal's return may be delayed beyond the first Friday in July. The reason Y is explained…
 
I first met Richard Schweid over a poker table many moons ago. A native of Nashville, he has lived in Barcelona for a good spell. He is a founder and senior editor of the city magazine Barcelona Metropolitan. His previous books include Consider the Eel, Hereafter: Searching for Immortality, and The Cockroach Papers: A Compendium of History and Lore…
 
Democrats look to pass the Biden administration's American Jobs and Family Plan through the Senate via a simple majority vote in July. Nine years from the passage of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (or DACA), the Biden administration's will push for bipartisan immigration reform. Meanwhile abroad, President Joe Biden and Russian Presiden…
 
COVID-19 Vaccines May Not Protect Immunocompromised People This week, California and New York, two of the states hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, announced that they were relaxing almost all coronavirus-related business restrictions. Across the country, vaccination numbers are slowly ticking up—although a troubling COVID-19 variant known as De…
 
How To Talk About Medical Marijuana With Your Doctor Over the last decade, cannabis has had a moment. Thirty-six states and Washington D.C. have legalized it for medical use. (Fifteen states, plus D.C., have also legalized weed recreationally.) Altogether, about 5.5 million people in the U.S. now have medical marijuana cards. One of the primary arg…
 
The NPR podcast "Throughline" looks at the history behind headlines. In their upcoming series, hosts Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei look at capitalism. According to a 2019 Gallup poll, Millenials and Gen Z are evenly split when it comes to opinions on capitalism and socialism. But those views aren't without their nuance. We discuss the newest…
 
Chrysostom means “golden mouth,” and only one man has credibly borne the title. John Chrysostom may have been the greatest pulpit preacher in Church history. In his lifetime he was also renowned for his asceticism and spiritual counsel In recent years, however, he’s been maligned — and mischaracterized — for his views on marriage and sex. Here we s…
 
"Then, Éowyn of Rohan, I say to you that you are beautiful. In the valleys of our hills there are flowers fair and bright, and maidens fairer still; but neither flower nor lady have I seen till now in Gondor so lovely, and so sorrowful." In addition to this podcast we run a tape label! Please check it out: https://voicesoftheainur.bandcamp.com/merc…
 
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced he'd vote against the For The People Act, dealing a blow to Democrats in the fight over voting rights. The bill promised to expand voting rights and combat the onslaught of restrictive voting laws being passed on the state level. What does the failure to pass this legislation mean for voting rights? Want to …
 
Despite being a key part of society and everyday life, medieval sexuality was probably left out of your history lessons at school. But how much do we really know about these very private aspects of life in the Middle Ages? Dr Cat Jarman is joined by historian Dr Eleanor Janega from the London School of Economics, who tells us all about medieval sex…
 
When the novel The Underground Railroad was published in 2016, it caught the world's attention for its stark portrayal of slavery in America. The story reimagines the metaphorical underground railroad as an actual underground railroad, with train tracks and stations. Readers follow the journey of Cora, a young woman escaping slavery in Georgia. Now…
 
1561 was a pretty big year. Lightning struck. Mary Queen of Scots was headed back to Scotland. And Elizabeth's love life was a mess. We discuss it all in this episode. Show notes will be up at englandcast.com/1561 asap. Thanks so much for your support and listenership! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Through 1920 Terence MacSwiney became the most well known Irish republican across the world. Elected as Lord Mayor of Cork in March, he was arrested in August and began the longest hunger-strike in Irish history at the time. The story of this battle of wills between MacSwiney and the British Authorities proved a crucial moment in the war and is an …
 
For thousands of years people have watched the Aurora Borealis with awe, fear and wonder and told stories to explain what created them. In this episode we look into the tales of whales and frozen swans, fires and lamps, valkyries and the spirits of the dead to see how people in the past understood the Northern Lights. Sources Aurora Zone, 'Mytholog…
 
Buddies since their tours in Iraq in the Marines, Joe and Jesse founded Solution Point + in order to use their experience as police officers to bring better training models to police departments around the country. Their approach relies on collaborative partnerships within local communities and prioritizing behavioral and cultural change within law…
 
Sarah and fellow medieval historian Mireille Pardon tackle Redbad, the 2018 Dutch film that may or may not be Dutch right-wing propaganda. Join us as we get into the conversion of the Frisians, the real histories of Charles Martel and Redbad, and why in this film it looks like the Franks traveled back in time from the 14th century and the Frisians …
 
It’s no secret that Africa’s early history is documented quite differently from its European counterparts, relying instead on elements such as oral traditions and art. Anthropologist and historian, Luke Pepera, studies the true histories, mythologies, and cultures of Africa. He joins Matt in this episode to explore what these materials can tell us …
 
This episode’s title is the result of the release of a powerful pulse of nerd. Whether it makes any sense to you or not, Come join our Discord community, Friends of Medieval Gnome Productions! Just go to the main Discord page and enter “Friends of Medieval Gnome Productions.” Alternatively, you can use this link: https://discord.gg/45JxBKUYuA. Btw,…
 
Pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Moderna say they expect their COVID-19 vaccines to be available to children as young as 6 months by the fall. COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen in states with low vaccination rates. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are on the move. Harris made her first trip abroad to Central Americ…
 
Biden’s New Assistant Secretary Of Health On Protecting Trans Youth The American healthcare system is facing some incredible challenges: Black and Latino communities were hit harder by COVID-19, and have lower vaccination rates than white, Asian, and Native American communities. The opioid crisis is still raging, climate change is disproportionatel…
 
FDA’s Approval Of Debated Alzheimer’s Treatment Raises Controversy This week, the FDA gave the green light to a drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The drug, a monoclonal antibody called aducanumab, is the first Alzheimer’s treatment to receive approval in almost 20 years. It targets the amyloid protein that forms the tangled plaques fou…
 
Christopher Columbus. The name itself conjures up so many different images. But how much of this son of Genoa do you really know? When the Spanish monarchs agreed to send three caravels across the Atlantic, did they have any idea what they had begun? We begin to answer all those questions and more here in this first part of our Columbus narrative. …
 
Young Adult fiction is a genre can range from high fantasy to contemporary. The subject matter can be as heavy as books written for older readers. And while its characters are usually teenagers, those popular enough are often read and beloved by fans of all ages. Those fans and their use of social media sites have made YA fiction more popular than …
 
Tao Ruspoli is a dear friend of mine and one of the most creative, magical people I know. He makes films, music, photographs, festivals ... worlds. We had this conversation in the music studio (former garage) at his compound near Joshua Tree, CA. Tao's podcast is called Being in the World. Find me on Instagram or Twitter. Please consider supporting…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Charles Booth's survey, The Life and Labour of the People in London, published in 17 volumes from 1889 to 1903. Booth (1840-1916), a Liverpudlian shipping line owner, surveyed every household in London to see if it was true, as claimed, that as many as a quarter lived in poverty. He found that it was closer to a thir…
 
Among the most popular folk heroes of the Middle Ages is one who hails not from a traditional kingdom, but from the animal kingdom. This week, Danièle speaks with Anne Louise Avery about the charming, troubling, and evergreen trickster, Reynard the Fox. You can support this podcast on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/medievalists…
 
The FDA has approved a new medication for treating Alzheimer's, called aducanumab. It's the first new drug for the disease in almost 20 years, but the FDA's approval comes despite an intense debate over the drug's efficacy and associated side effects. We discuss what we know about the medication and how it will shape the future of Alzheimer's resea…
 
Luke and Eleanor close out the series on the peasants by finishing the final peasant revolts of the medieval era, including the Samogitian Uprisings and the only successful, European medieval peasant rebellion, the Wars of the Remences. Then we wrap up our series on the peasants by talking about how things changed for them during the medieval era…
 
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"You will have to manage without pocket-handkerchiefs, and a good many other things, before you get to the journey’s end." In addition to this podcast we run a tape label! Please check it out: https://voicesoftheainur.bandcamp.com/merch Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/voicesoftheainur_ds/ Episode artwork courtesy of whispers.in.th…
 
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