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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 Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we'll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics will include archaeology, literature, and philosophy. New episode every month.
 
The History of Ancient Greece Podcast is a deep-dive into one of the most influential and fundamental civilization in world history. Hosted by philhellene Ryan Stitt, THOAG spans over two millennia. From the Bronze Age to the Archaic Period, from Classical Greece to the Hellenistic kingdoms, and finally to the Roman conquest, this podcast will tell the history of a fundamental civilization by bringing to life the fascinating stories of all the ancient sources and scholarly interpretations of ...
 
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 ...
 
A podcast about the history of ancient Greece for people new to and familiar with Ancient Greek history.The Casting Through Ancient Greece podcast will focus on telling the story of Ancient Greece starting from the pre history through Archaic Greece, Classical Greece and up to the Hellenistic period. Featured throughout the podcast series will be Major events such as the Greek and Persian wars, The Peloponnesian war and Alexander the Greats war against Persia. (Music Credits:"Virtutes Instru ...
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
A unique view of mythology ... Imagine: ancient Greek gods in the modern world. Were the Greek gods no more than myths? Modern scholars say so. What if they're wrong? Join author Patrick Garner as he explores each of the major Greek gods--Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Athena and many others--and offers rare insights into what became of these divine beings.
 
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Come join me, Cy, as I uncover and explore the stories of the people and places that make up (or made up) our world. Whether through primary sources such as ancient inscriptions or interviews with some of the greatest scholars in the field of ancient and medieval history, this podcast will expose you to historical topics that are rarely covered in depth by others. Many of these programs will be supplements to the videos that appear on the popular History with Cy YouTube channel. You won't wa ...
 
Insomnia Wired: The Greek and International electronic music scene in two hours show only on HotStation.gr. Chris Stavropoulos (AKA Deep Oblivion) is presenting this unique (for the Greek Radio) showwith tracks from the past and the present (and probably the future, reviews, bios of artists / producers, interviews with musicians, rare tracks and remixes, all with a common element.. The electronic sound in music!
 
J.B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it is such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third edition was still being used as a college textbook in the late 1960′s. In the newer editions, a co-author rewrote the material dealing with the early centuries where there have been new archeological developments, but the later chapters and Bury’s framework were retained essentially unchanged. Bury writes in a lucid, easily understood style that entertains as i ...
 
The Agora is a podcast created by the team behind MacroPolis. It’s a political and economic analysis website based in Athens. In this podcast series, we’ll examine political, economic and social developments in Greece. But our podcasts will also look at what’s happening in the world around us. We’ll provide you with insight from our own experts and analysis from special guests. So, if you enjoy intelligent, lively discussion and want the bigger picture, join us for a stroll through the Agora ...
 
A podcast on European conflicts from the perspective of each side to provide an alternative to the traditional national narratives. Going chronologically from the Ancient Greeks onwards 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.
 
The Stories of Old Greece and Rome is an easy to read summary of all of the famous and not so famous Greek and Roman mythological stories. All of the famous Heroes are here: Theseus, Jason, Hercules, and all of the well known Deities. These stories tell the real detail of the myths, not the ones that have become sanitized (and dare I say it, 'Disneyfied') over the centuries. These are not stories for children, as the old gods and heroes were vengeful and some might say sadistic in their trea ...
 
(This is a podcast of various interviews on local or web radio stations for MyAegean) MyAegean is a student initiative of the University of the Aegean. It has come to act as a springboard for creative collaboration and exchange of ideas, a vehicle which encourage and promote direct, collective and qualitative communication and information exchange, without geographical restrictions.
 
This subject deals with the cultural history of the ancient Greek world through both textual sources and the material evidence of art and archaeology. The period covered runs from the Iron Age world of Archaic Greece through to the late Classical period (roughly from the 8th century to the 4th century BCE). We will concentrate mainly on Athens and mainland Greece, but we will also focus on the Greek expansion into other parts of the Mediterranean world (Sicily and South Italy) in the process ...
 
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Hospitals in Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city and the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, are being pushed to a breaking point. Some are at capacity or near capacity, and ICU units are filling up at an alarming rate. Journalist Iliana Magra, who spoke to doctors and medical professionals on the frontlines in Thessaloniki…
 
Donald Trump may not have accepted Joe Biden's victory in the US elections, but the rest of the world is preparing for a change of guard in Washington. Greece is among the countries that will have a very keen eye on what the new American administration will bring to the table in terms of foreign policy. The recent flare-up in tension between Greece…
 
A foundational text in both ethics and political thought, the Republic was shaped by Plato's traumatic experiences as a young man witnessing civil war and the collapse of Athenian democracy. This is the first installment in an 11-part series on this classic work. The episode has four parts, beginning at the following time-stamps: 0:22 Introduction …
 
The Greeks had now arrived at the pass of Thermopylae, in all there were some seven thousand Greeks present. They were led by the Spartan King Leonidas at the head of his three hundred strong Spartan force. Their position would be further supported by the combined Greek fleet some 40km away at Artemisium. Defensive arrangements in the pass were und…
 
Contributor(s): Effie Bitrou, Dr Charalambos Tsekeris, Professor Calliope Spanou | The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted further – and indeed raised critically – the importance of digital connectivity and digital literacy for economic and societal resilience. From enabling teleworking during times of lock-downs to facilitating social contact with v…
 
MODERATOR Mrs. Natasha Martsekis, NED Club of Greece - Board Member and Founding Member Cepal Hellas Financial Services - Non Executive Director, BOD MemberIntroduction of main topics to be covered in the discussion, panelists, moderator KEYNOTE SPEAKERDr. Vassiliki Lazarakou, Chair, Hellenic Capital Markets CommissionThe new Corporate Governance l…
 
The Oxford University jab, developed with the drug company AstraZeneca, is cheaper and simpler to store than its rivals. As a result, it should be easier to supply to developing countries. Also: the 23 year-old who’s created a home cancer test kit, the words that have been making headlines this year, and the American kid who survived life in Syria …
 
This is the 6th episode of Garner's Greek Mythology. What a journey! Here we discuss Artemis, the protector of girls, women and all things that suckle--and the consummate huntress. The Romans in their infuriating way renamed her Diane. Like Athene and the gods, this goddess was riddled with contradictions. She was a proud virgin goddess. Whereas Ap…
 
In this special episode I chat with LJ Trafford who has written books covering AD 69 and the four emperors. LJ Trafford has a new book out titled 'How to Survive in Ancient Rome' and we talk about what Rome would have been like for the average person as well as how the turmoil of AD 69 came about and what happened. Join us as we discuss this as wel…
 
The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic is pushing the healthcare system of Greece to its limits, while cases and deaths are rising in the US as well, where at least 250,000 Americans have now died from the disease. Dr. George Chiampas joins us to help us make sense of what’s going on in Greece and the US, and to give us a view from the frontli…
 
The Anglo Dutch wars were not only important events in their own right, but also the earliest in a sequence of naval wars which continued into the nineteenth century. At first sight the British Commonwealth government under Oliver Cromwell and the Dutch Republic had much in common and should have been allies, but trade and shipping disputes between…
 
Outspoken presidential candidate released after being charged with spreading coronavirus. Human rights groups say the virus charge is pretext to suppress opposition ahead of election on Jan 14. Also, Japanese retail store introduces robots to make customers comply with Covid restrictions, and Melania Trump's home town in Slovenia uses pastries to c…
 
US health officials say coronavirus infections were spreading rapidly and they were alarmed at the speed at which intensive care beds were filling up. Also, President-elect Joe Biden has warned that the US faces a "dark winter" due to the pandemic, and how a mass extinction millions of years ago is helping to understand our current environmental pr…
 
In a shocking move earlier this month, Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s Finance Minister and Erdogan’s son in law, announced his resignation after months of growing alarm over the value of the lira and the state of the economy. His abrupt departure has triggered a shake-up in the country’s economic management, and raises questions about Turkey’s political …
 
According to statistics released this week by the Institute of International Education, the number of US students studying in Greece is on the rise. The data shows that almost 6,000 US students chose to study in Greece in the 2018-2019 academic year, an increase of almost 12 per cent compared to the previous year. Greg Pappas, the publisher of The …
 
Pluton, Mac vs PC, Xbox Series X Microsoft's Pluton security processor What is Pluton? Coming to Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors starting next year Precursors: TPM ... and then Xbox security processor and the Pluton security subsystem in Azure Sphere Macs vs. PCs The first reviews of Apple's Silicon devices are in. And, not surprisingly, they'r…
 
Paul talks about one of Sarah's favorite topics- Cats! And not just any cats, the feline Goddesses Bastet and Sekhmet. Want More Mythunderstood? Visit our patreon at www.patreon.com/_mythunderstood Support the show by leaving a Rating & Review and be sure to visit www.dragonwagonshop.com for official Mythunderstood shirts and mugs! Mythunderstood i…
 
Apostolos Zoupaniotis discusses Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to discuss religious freedom issues in the region and around the world. We also look at the latest visit by Turkish President Erdogan to the occupied side of Cyprus and the beachfront of Varosha, where he made it clear that he favored a tw…
 
Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey have been grilled by US Senators over their platforms' election role. Democrats questioned whether the social media giants had done enough to flag up disputed claims. Also: the Pentagon confirms that Donald Trump will almost halve America's troop presence in Afghanistan before he leaves office, and the human cost of …
 
According to a recent report in Sunday’s Kathimerini, Greece’s Defense Ministry is planning to seriously step up efforts to reinforce its air force in the next year, not only with French-made Rafale jets, but also with US F-35 fighter jets. Vassilis Nedos, the journalist behind this story, joins us to give us his insight and analysis on these lates…
 
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is made up of 10 Southeast Asian countries, as well as South Korea, China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The pact is seen as an extension of China's influence in the region. Also: the founder of the German firm behind the first successful coronavirus vaccine says he is confident that life c…
 
EPISODE 18 JASON AND THE GOLDEN FLEECE, PART 4. Welcome back to the Spartan History Podcast, the agenda for this episode will be the conclusion to my retelling of Apollonius of Rhodes' Argonautica. With the challenge set for them by King Aeetes successfully completed, the Argonauts are celebrating their efforts. However, in the king's palace, Aeete…
 
This is the 5th episode of Garner's Greek Mythology. Here we discuss Athene, the so-called rational goddess of war. Was she? Hardly. Like all the gods she was complex and riddled with contradictions. Her stories are frequently those of passion and outrage. Reason was often set aside by this goddess who was considered the most intelligent of all the…
 
Today we discuss retiring diplomat and special envoy for Syria James Jeffrey’s latest bombshell interview in Defense One. In the interview, Ambassador Jeffrey praises President Trump’s approach to the Middle East, but also acknowledges that his team routinely misled senior leaders about troop levels in Syria. Jeffrey also touched on relations with …
 
After the execution of Charles I, Oliver Cromwell and his Commonwealth government asserted their authority over Ireland and Scotland. They fought off an invasion from Charles's son, which was defeated at the Battle of Worcester 1651 and then attacked the remaining Royalist forces in the Scilly Isles, Channel Islands and the Americas. Meanwhile, ten…
 
Officials say 2020 presidential election was the 'most secure in American history'. They spoke after Mr. Trump alleged that 2.7 million votes for him had been 'deleted.' Also, France remembers victims of deadly attacks in Paris in 2015 by Islamist militants, and how one young man in Siberia went to great lengths - and heights - to access the intern…
 
This week Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi travelled to Athens to meet with Prime Minister Mitsotakis. The visit underscores the growing relationship between Athens and Cairo, but also new dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean. Both Greece and Egypt are at odds with Turkey for a number of varying reasons. Expert Steven Cook joins us for a dee…
 
'Torn between the mighty empire that raised him and his own tribal people, a Roman officer's conflicted allegiances lead to an epic historical clash' The Ancient Warfare magazine team are joined by Joanne Ball from Liverpool University to discuss the new Netflix hit series Barbarians. The action takes place in Magna Germania in 9 AD, with events cu…
 
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