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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.
 
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. www.castingthroughancientgreece ...
 
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 ...
 
I'm Cullen Burke, and this is Cauldron - A Military History Podcast. I'll cover the significant battles in history, breaking down the vital players, weapons, methods, events, and outcomes. Let’s take a peek into the past and see what, if anything, can be learned from the most dramatic moments in our collective story. Let’s get stuck in!
 
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 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 best selling author and mythologist Patrick Garner as he explores each of the major Greek gods--Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Athena, Poseidon, Ares and many others--and offers rare insights into who these divine beings were--and what became of them ... LIKE TO LISTEN? COMPELLING NEW STORIES ABOUT THE GODS ARE A ...
 
The Standard Deviations podcast is a weekly production that looks at money, mind and meaning, all through a psychological lens. Each week, psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Crosby interviews a fascinating new guest, experts in everything from finance to literature to wellness. Each guest provides listeners with three concrete ways to apply what was learned that week, ensuring that weekly listening becomes part of a path to a richer life. Episodes are brief, resear ...
 
The legendary weekly magazine Downtown - published for the first time in November 1996 - is creating unique content in fields like celebrity stories, interviews, culture, television news, city life and more. What we eat, where we go, what we are talking about with our friends, what will happen next in culture and show business are good stories for Downtown magazine. The most influential and “talk of the town” magazine in Greece. Podcast by Digital Minds See acast.com/privacy for privacy and ...
 
Good in Theory is a podcast about political philosophy and how it can help us understand the world today. Want to know what's in Plato's Republic or Hobbes's Leviathan but don't want to read them? This is your pod. I explain my favourite books in political theory in enough detail that you’ll feel like you read them yourself. Deep but not heavy. No experience needed.
 
New episodes come out Thursdays for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers. 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.
 
Tune in to Hellenic Melodies on CJSW 90.9FM every Saturday for a taste of Greek culture and music. Experience the sounds of Greece by listening to performances of local musicians and Greek artists. Discussions encompass current topics in Greece, announcements of community and city events, and interviews. Let us take you on a cultural journey through the diverse sounds of all regions and music genres of Greece, exposing you to the warmth and vibrant energy of Greek culture. The Hellenic Melod ...
 
The most influential biographies ever written, admired by leaders, creators, soldiers, and thinkers for nearly 2,000 years: Plutarch’s Parallel lives. Essential listening for anyone striving after greatness. Alex Petkas, former professor of ancient philosophy and history, revives and dramatically retells these unforgettable stories for modern audiences. The subjects are statesmen, generals, orators, and founders; pious and profane, stoics and hedonists. The stakes bear on the future of Weste ...
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused th ...
 
Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Join the student (Erick) and his Professor (Ron) in “the classroom” where we will be learning from some of the most influential books and documents ever written on the subject of political philosophy. Most importantly, we will discover their relevance to our world today, and understand the man and women who wrote them and why they wrote them. ericknga7@gmail.com
 
ELIX is a non-governmental organisation in Greece providing non-formal education. On this podcast channel you will find remote learning resources for language learners of Greek as foreign language in the framework of the programme "The Learning for Integration Project: Quality Learning and Non-Formal Education for Refugee and Migrant Children and Adults in Greece" with the support of UNICEF, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and DG HOME. The Mini Kids Podcast series is being pro ...
 
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At the White House this week, Prime Minister Mitsotakis announced that Greece will move forward with its bid to acquire the F-35 stealth fighter jet after 2028. He also added that Lockheed Martin had expressed an interest in investing in Greece’s aerospace industry. Vassilis Nedos, Kathimerini’s diplomatic and defense editor, joins Thanos Davelis t…
 
I wanted to do an episode that focused on Rome in the same sort of format I had done with my past Greek Periphery episodes. Though, my knowledge on Roman history is quite rusty at best, so I wanted to enlist some help to present this episode. For this I turned to Dr Fiona Radford and Dr Peta Greenfield from the Partial Historians podcast. Unfortuna…
 
Philosophers today often dismiss Plato's Theory of Forms as an outdated and failed attempt by a pre-modern thinker to explain knowledge. However, cognitive scientist John Vervaeke offers a radically different take on Plato's theory and how it ties in with recent debates about the nature of intelligence. John Vervaeke is a professor at the Universit…
 
After securing the throne, writing a law code, taking back old land, and building many churches… Basil is forced to leave the empire to the son who preferred to stay inside and read books, instead of his warrior son. Basil… in many ways, is similar to Justinian the Great, only on a smaller scale. But his story is far more impressive, and his Bookwo…
 
Check out Casting Through Ancient Greece, a chronological deep dive on the world of the Aegean. From the earliest ages, through epic tales and archaeological discovery, Casting Greece takes you on a wonderful journey. Enjoy this teaser trailer, from a recent episode. And learn more at https://castingthroughancientgreece.com/ and https://twitter.com…
 
Mainstream economics, says author Diane Coyle, keeps treating people like cogs: self-interested, rational agents. But in the digital economy, we're less sophisticated consumer and more monster under the influece of social media. Listen as the economist and former UK Treasury advisor tells EconTalk host Russ Roberts how, for economics to remain rele…
 
Λυδία Φωτοπούλου: "Πήγα στην Τζια και μου Έλεγαν ΠΑΣΟΚ, Ωραία Χρόνια' " | DOT. Η Λυδία Φωτοπούλου, ένας θρύλος του σύγχρονου θεάτρου μιλά για τη ζωή της που τα έχει όλα: από τραγικές απώλειες και σοκαριστικά εξώφυλλα εφημερίδων του '80, μέχρι σπουδαίες και χαρούμενες στιγμές και την αναγνώριση που έρχεται όταν δεν παίρνουμε τον εαυτό μας και πολύ σ…
 
Σταύρος Σβήγκος: "Στεναχωριόμουν πολύ στο 'Ελλάδα έχεις Ταλέντο' " | DOT. Στο πιο χαλαρό τηλεοπτικό μαγκαζίνο του ΣΚΑΪ, η Νάντια Μπουλέ, ο Μίνως Θεοχάρης και η ομάδα του DoT μάς κρατούν την καλύτερη παρέα: με καλεσμένους που έχουν κάτι όμορφο να μοιραστούν μαζί μας, με ιδέες για να περνάμε καλά, με συνταγές για να τρώμε νόστιμα και συμβουλές για να…
 
Αλέκος Συσσοβίτης: "Στα 19 Έπαιζα Βινύλια του David Bowie και στα 29 Φάγαμε στο Ίδιο Τραπέζι" | DOT. Ο Αλέκος Συσσοβίτης μιλάει για τα παιδικά του χρόνια που υποχρεωτικά τα ζούσε ως ενήλικας, για τη Μύκονο των 80’s και το γεύμα με τον David Bowie στο Παρίσι. Ακόμη, για τη νέα σειρά «στΟργή» του ΣΚΑΪ, στην οποία θα συμμετέχει την επόμενη σεζόν, αλλά…
 
Having finished with Martin Luther, we now shift our gaze to the Swiss Confederation, Zurich, and Ulrich Zwingli. Zwingli is another of our early reformers. His efforts in Zurich took place around the same time as Luther though the men, while both opposed to Rome, did not see eye to eye on much else. Yet, like Luther, Zwingli began his career withi…
 
In May 1959, Kelso Cochrane, a carpenter who'd emigrated to Britain from Antigua, was knifed to death by a gang of white youths in West London. The unsolved murder came at a time of racial tension in the area and led to the first official inquiry into race relations in British history. For its part, the large Caribbean community in West London resp…
 
The former president of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos Senior is thought to have plundered a huge amount of public money during military rule in the 1970s and '80s. He spent the fortune on foreign properties and the luxury lifestyle enjoyed by his wife, Imelda Marcos. American lawyer Robert Swift has spent decades trying to recover that money so …
 
Murray answers this question sent in from Christoper, 'do the sources tell us anything about the Spartan warrior Arimnestus who threw the rock that killed Mardonius? I am curious if we know if he survived the battle and if he would have been honoured for his efforts in the victory?' Patreon: patreon.com/ancientwarfarepodcast…
 
Greece’s leaders commemorated the 103rd anniversary of the genocide of the Greeks of the Pontus region today, in which at least 353,000 Pontian Greeks perished. This was a major phase of a larger genocide of Christians in Turkey that also targeted Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks from Asia Minor and eastern Thrace. Professor Alexander Kitroeff, a P…
 
The arid shoreline between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific seems like an unlikely place to host one of the world's earliest complex societies. But more than 5,000 years ago, the people of the Norte Chico Culture built cities, temples, and monuments that laid the foundation for thousands of years of Andean civilization. Patrick's book is now ava…
 
Tune in to hear: - Has Kurt ever noticed a problem that isn’t ostensibly behavioral in nature that ended up being behavioral? - How can we craft a cohesive work culture without contributing to problems like group think? - From a leadership perspective, how can we open ourselves up to new ideas and not fall prey to confirmation bias? Also, if we are…
 
We’re taking you to Washington, DC today, where Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis just wrapped up a two day trip that included a meeting at the White House with President Biden and a historic address to a joint session of Congress. Lena Argiri, the DC Correspondent for ERT - the Greek Public Broadcasting Company, joins Thanos Davelis with the latest …
 
Following the closure of McDonald’s in Russia, we’re going back to January 1990 when the global fast food giant opened its first restaurant in Moscow. In 2015, Mike Lanchin spoke to George Cohon, the man who brought the Big Mac to what was then the communist USSR, and to Sveta Polyakova, one of the first locals to work there.PHOTO: A Soviet police …
 
Turkey surprised its NATO allies last week by saying it would not view the applications of Sweden and Finland positively, and on Monday Turkish President Erdogan doubled down on comments last week indicating that the two Nordic countries´ path to NATO would be anything but smooth. Erdogan also cited Greece to express his disagreement over Finland a…
 
"I had scarcely finished speaking when the enemy's battery opened fire upon us, and raked us through and through. They concentrated their fire upon us, and with their first discharge carried off Count de la Bastide, the lieutenant of my own company with whom at the moment I was speaking, and twelve grenadiers, who fell side by side in the ranks, so…
 
What's the single best thing happening in technology right now? According to entrepreneur and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, it's the ability to live in rural Wisconsin but still earn a Silicon Valley salary. Andreessen also explains to EconTalk host Russ Roberts why software is still eating the world, why he's an optimist, and why he's still …
 
With the hoards of suitors overrunning the ancestral palace, Telemachus sets off in search of his father Odysseys as the goddess Athena, in disguise, guides his way. At the city-state of Pylos, they join the sacrifice to Poseidon and seek the next step in the journey to finding Odysseus.By 34 Circe Salon, 34 Circe Media, Sean Marlon Newcombe
 
In 1986, four days of huge public protests brought down President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines. Kate McGowan, in Manila, talks to the leading Filipino novelist, Jose Dalisay, about the demonstrations. This edition of Witness History was first broadcast in 2011.PHOTO: Filipino troops celebrating the fall of President Marcos (Getty Images)…
 
Θάνος Λέκκας: "Δεν έχω Instagram γιατί αισθάνομαι περίεργα να διαφημίζομαι" | DOT. Στο πιο χαλαρό τηλεοπτικό μαγκαζίνο του ΣΚΑΪ, η Νάντια Μπουλέ, ο Μίνως Θεοχάρης και η ομάδα του DoT μάς κρατούν την καλύτερη παρέα: με καλεσμένους που έχουν κάτι όμορφο να μοιραστούν μαζί μας, με ιδέες για να περνάμε καλά, με συνταγές για να τρώμε νόστιμα και συμβουλ…
 
EPISODE 34 THE HISTORY OF PERSIA WITH TREVOR CULLEY The Persian empire constituted the greatest threat to Greek independence the individual city-states had yet faced. Indeed, it was a threat of such dire concern that its degree would not be equalled until the Roman conquest of Greece in the 2nd century BCE. As we are now embarking upon a series of …
 
Playlist: Panos Kiamos - Ypervoles Antonis remos - Ego Gennithika Xana Konstantinos Argiros - Paraskevi Proi Christos Mastoris , Pix Lax - Na Me Thimithis Nikoforos - Pes Helena Paparizou - Gia Pia Agapi Nikos Vertis - Zise Ivi Adamou , Giorgos Mazwnakis - Fotia Mou Konnie Metaxa - Aman Panos Haritidis , Kostantinos Koufos - H Pio Oraia Stin Ellada…
 
Today we are heading to a remote island in the Aegean, Tilos. The island has already been producing most of its own electricity through solar and wind, and this week authorities announced that more than 80% of Tilos’ trash is now being recycled, with a recycling plant replacing the island’s landfill. Derek Gatopoulos, a correspondent for the Associ…
 
Today we finish with Martin Luther, the man credited with beginning the Reformation. Luther's final years are filled with increasingly angry battles with everyone from the Anabaptists to the Pope in Rome and, lastly, with Europe's Jewish population. Visit our website for more content: www.westerncivpodcast.com Become a Patron to support the show an…
 
With speculation mounting that President Putin might mount an attack on Moldova, we're going back to the early 1990s and a war between the Moldovans and Russian-backed separatists in the disputed region of Transnistria. Several hundred people died in a conflict which ended in a stalemate in 1992. Matt Pintus speaks to former journalist and Moldovan…
 
NPR recently highlighted how Orthodox Christian churches in the US are drawing in far-right American converts that show strong strains of nativism and white nationalism, along with a strong admiration for authoritarianism and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Dr. Sarah Riccardi-Swartz and Dr. Aram Sariksian join Thanos Davelis to look at this pheno…
 
The legion that wrested control of the Mediterranean region from Carthage and the Successor states is very familiar. But some notions have recently been challenged. Following the discussion of the Roman legion in episode 119, the Ancient Warfare team returns to the topic with this episode looking at issue XV.4 of the magazine. Patreon: patreon.com/…
 
Episode 42: The Divine Voice Welcome to Episode 42 where we hear divine voices — or rather, we hear about how Socrates was guided throughout his life by a spiritual voice called a daimon. This daimon accompanied him from his cradle to his death. Socrates was hardly alone in hearing divine voices. The pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus makes refere…
 
Κατερίνα Λέχου: "Στη Δουλειά Αρχικά με Εγκλώβιζε η Εμφάνισή μου" | DOT. Η απολαυστική Κατερίνα Λέχου μιλά για τις κοινωνικές πιέσεις που αποποιήθηκε και για τους ήπιους τόνους που κρατά όταν αισθάνεται ανταγωνισμό. Εξηγεί γιατί δεν θα ήθελε να μοιάσει στη μαμά της ως χαρακτήρας αλλά και γιατί ο γάμος θέλει αφοσίωση. Τέλος, θυμάται το πρώτο γύρισμα …
 
Mesoamerica is one of only a few places in the world where "civilization" - states, writing, cities, monumental building, and so on - emerged independently. The first society to do all this were the enigmatic Olmecs more than 3,000 years ago. Today the Olmecs are known mostly for their colossal carved stone heads, but they were the pioneers of a di…
 
Tune in to hear: - How did Peter get started reviewing frozen pizzas? - What is it that most people misunderstand about investing? - How does Peter, as an advisor, go about crafting a vivid and salient personal vision for his clients? - How can you bring clients back to a vision of their future selves in a difficult moment? - How, practically, does…
 
Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western policymakers have watched Erdogan’s balancing act between Turkey’s NATO allies and Russia closely, seeing the war as an opportunity to pull Ankara back into the Western fold. As a result, several NATO countries have helped boost Erdogan’s image in recent weeks with diplomatic visits and new offers of prev…
 
In 2010, a previously little-known Icelandic volcano erupted twice, sending a huge plume of volcanic ash all over Europe. The ash cloud grounded flights for days, causing inconvenience for millions of passengers. Reena Stanton-Sharma talks to Icelandic geophysicist and Eyjafjallajökull-watcher, Sigrun Hreinsdottir.(Photo: The awesome power of Eyjaf…
 
Crete is renting a flat in the Tectonic neighbourhood. 📒 Transcripts & Translations: Patreon Exclusive 📘 Season 1 Materials: https://bit.ly/six-season-1 🍊 support the islands on patreon: http://bit.ly/six-thousand-patrons 🍉 book a lesson: https://calendly.com/sixthousandislands/trial 🌸 insta: https://www.instagram.com/whyisdaria/ 📬 newsletter: http…
 
After years of deteriorating relations, it appears there is a new narrative on US-Turkey relations that sees the war in Ukraine as a chance to reset relations and reverse Turkey’s tilt towards Russia. What’s missing from any discussion of this “reset” narrative, however, is Turkey’s escalation of aggressive behavior against Greece and Cyprus. HALC’…
 
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