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12 Byzantine Rulers: The History of The Byzantine Empire

A lecture series by Lars Brownworth covers the history of the Byzantine Empire through the study of 12 of its greatest rulers.

Medieval Archives

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Illuminating the Dark Ages for the Digital World. Separate fact from fiction and find out how the men and women of the middle ages really lived.

Norman Centuries

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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.

A History of Europe, Key Battles

I will describe to some extent how each battle was won or lost by particular decisions, tactics, technology or fortune. But the aim of each main narrative will be to place each battle in the context of the overall history of Europe.

A History of the World in 100 Objects

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A History of the World in 100 Objects was a joint project of BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum, comprising a 100-part radio series of 15-minute presentations. The series used objects of ancient art, industry, technology and arms, all of which are in the British Museum's collections, as an introduction to parts of human history.

The History Cafe

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Podcasts on European History, show range from short vignettes or interesting historical tidbits, to medium length presentations, to extended discussions or explorations of larger historical narratives; I will cover many different time periods and topics, changing each month.

The History of Britain

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A resource for learning and exploring the long, fascinating history of Britain. The History of Britain is intended for and run by amateur British History enthusiasts. Covering the Pre-Roman Britian, Roman Britian, Anglo-Saxon Britian, and Norman Britian periods.

The Wars of Coalition

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An Historical Chronicle of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and of the USA, for the years 1792-1815

The History of Denmark

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An amateur history podcast about the oldest Kingdom in Europe. It follows the Danish monarchs from Gorm the Old to Margaret II across 1000 years.

Queens of England Podcast

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The Queens of England Podcast is an alternative history of Mediaeval England, told through the lives of the women behind the throne covering the period from Hastings to the aftermath of Bosworth.

The Eastern Border

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The other side of the cold war - talking about politics in the EU, history of the USSR and the Eastern European region in general – including, but not limited to the current state of Russia, politics of the EU, history of the USSR and the region in general.

Talking History: The Italian Unification

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Two brothers telling the story of the Italian Unification, 1790-1870. Our story will start with a quick recap of Italian history from Roman times to 1790, then we'll slow down and examine the complex social, political, and economic themes as we cover the events of the Italian Unification.

The Rhine

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The Rhine River has been the fault line of Europe since the Roman Republic, and ever since it has separated two of the world’s greatest powers: France and Germany. We tell stories and legends about early conflicts, and then skip ahead to see how events on this frontier shape politics and economics today.

Viking Age Pod

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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.

Battles of the First World War Podcast

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An in-depth look into the battles of the Great War of 1914-1918. In telling the narrative of these clashes we can revisit some of the stories of the men who lived, fought, and died during the first titanic struggle of the 20th Century.

The Real Middle Ages Podcast

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The Real Middle Ages podcast is a podcast all about the European medieval period. Join me as I explore different characters and themes throughout the middle ages that demonstrate the human experience.