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The Agora Podcast Network is s a marketplace of the mind where intelligent, independent podcasts meet curious and discerning listeners.

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The Agora Podcast Network is s a marketplace of the mind where intelligent, independent podcasts meet curious and discerning listeners.

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Great Collab

By Awesome Asclepius - Jun 07 2019
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I wrote about the Silmarillion and my admiration for the Noldor in my successful UChicago application essay 7 long years ago so the episode about that was a real joy. Love agora as a network and the collabs really speak to its spirit.

A great way to find new podcasts

By Ben0108816 - Jul 01 2016
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This feed is a great way to be exposed to a variety of interesting podcasts by some of the greats.

iTunes Ratings

26 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
2
1
0
2

Great Collab

By Awesome Asclepius - Jun 07 2019
Read more
I wrote about the Silmarillion and my admiration for the Noldor in my successful UChicago application essay 7 long years ago so the episode about that was a real joy. Love agora as a network and the collabs really speak to its spirit.

A great way to find new podcasts

By Ben0108816 - Jul 01 2016
Read more
This feed is a great way to be exposed to a variety of interesting podcasts by some of the greats.
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Agora Podcast Network

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The Agora Podcast Network is s a marketplace of the mind where intelligent, independent podcasts meet curious and discerning listeners.

Rank #1: The Exchange - Ep 14 - The History of Islam

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Special guest host David Crowther speaks with Elias Belhaddad, host of the History of Islam podcast! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Nov 15 2016

25mins

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Rank #2: The Exchange - Ep. 7 - The History of China

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In this episode Thom talks with the creator to the History of China podcast, Chris Stewart! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jun 17 2016

33mins

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Rank #3: Agora Presents: The State pt. I - Formation

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Welcome to Agora Presents. What is a State. Most people on Earth live in a State, but explaining what a state is and how they developed is a difficult question. Join Pete from the Lands of Leviathan, Ben from Wittenberg to Westphalia and Erik and Xander from Reconsider as they guide us through The State. Your host today is Steve Guerra of the History of the Papacy Podcast. If you want to join the conversation with your questions or comments you can reach us at:

The Agora Podcast Network:
www.agorapodcastnetwork.com

The History of the Papacy Podcast:
http://atozhistorypage.com/

The Lands of Leviathan Podcast:
https://landsofleviathan.com/

Reconsider Podcast:
www.reconsidermedia.com/

Wittenberg to Westphalia Podcast
http://wittenbergtowestphaliapodcast.weebly.com/

The History of the Papacy Podcast
atozhistorypage.com

Edited by: Andrew Pfannkuche

“Procession of the King” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Aug 22 2016

1hr 26mins

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Rank #4: Away With the Fairies: Brexit's Reality for Ireland

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Zack Twamley (When Diplomacy Fails) and Thom Daly (American Biography) discuss Brexit's impact on Ireland.


Music in this episode:


"Star of the County Down" with Tacoma Youth Chorus by Sláinte is licensed under a Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. (edited for time).


"Wild Rover" with Bellevue Chamber Chorus by Sláinte is licensed under a Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

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Mar 16 2019

58mins

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Rank #5: 50 Shades of Great III - Jon Snow v Aragorn

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Hosts from American Biography, the Canon Ball, the History of China, the History of Egypt, the History of Westeros and Wittenberg to Westphalia podcasts make merry and discuss which of these iconic fantasy heroes is the "greatest"! Also featured are readings by David Crowther from the History of England podcast.


Musical attribution: opening and exit music by Brandon Liew (edited) used under a Creative Commons license (link below).

Collection 1 (Brandon Liew) / CC BY 4.0

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Feb 01 2018

2hr 30mins

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Rank #6: Agora Presents: Warrior Bishops

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Welcome to Agora Presents: Warrior Bishops. Today Steve and Ben Jacobs of the Wittenberg to Westphalia Podcast sit down to discuss one of the more strange institutions to come out of the early medieval period, the political or warrior bishop. If you have questions or comments on this episode you can reach us at:

The Agora Podcast Network:
www.agorapodcastnetwork.com

The History of the Papacy Podcast:
http://atozhistorypage.com/

Wittenberg to Westphalia Podcast
http://wittenbergtowestphaliapodcast.weebly.com/
“Procession of the King” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Jun 09 2016

1hr 9mins

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Rank #7: Agoraphobia - Pt. 1 - Ghosts of Prague/Tower of London

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Travis Dow (Podcastnik.com) and Heather Teysko (Renaissance English History Podcast) share spooky stories in the first installment of Agoraphobia! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 01 2016

20mins

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Rank #8: Agora Presents: The State pt. III - Legitimacy

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With the rise of Trump, the Brexit, and the better than expected electoral showing of extremist political elements around the world and across the political spectrum, it is clear that there is much discontent within the modern political arena. These events have begun to call into question the very legitimacy of our democratic institutions and governments. Today we are going to address the issue of legitimacy squarely from a political science and philosophy perspective. Within the westphalian state system, What is legitimacy and how is it procured? What happens when it is lost? How does this discussion relate to modern events? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Apr 23 2017

2hr 6mins

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Rank #9: The Noldor: We Take Nothing By Conquest, Thank Illuvatar!

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Thom (American Biography), Ben (Wittenberg to Westphalia) and Daniel (The Canon Ball) team up to tackle Tolkien, the Silmarillion and the colonization of Beleriand by the Noldor! Special thanks to David Crowther (History of England) for providing two excellent readings.


Come to the Intelligent Speech Conference in NYC on June 29th and see Mike Duncan, David Crowther, Kevin Stroud, Ryan Stitt, Ben Jacobs and other Agora hosts live and in person! Get details & tickets at intelligentspeechconference.com today! Save 5% at checkout with discount code: historyfan.


Remember to look for your favorite Agora Podcasters on Flick and join a discussion!


Musical attribution: opening and exit music by Brandon Liew (edited) used under a Creative Commons license (link below).

Collection 1 (Brandon Liew) / CC BY 4.0

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

May 23 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #10: US Electoral Reform

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Ben Jacobs (Wittenberg to Westphalia) hosts the Agora US Electoral Reform Special featuring Roifield Brown (10 American Presidents), Thom Daly (American Biography), Erik Fogg (ReConsider) and Dominic Perry (History of Egypt). Topics include the Electoral College, gerrymandering, the permanent campaign cycle and more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 10 2017

2hr 7mins

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Rank #11: Agoraphobia II - Pt. 3 - Martin Luther: Witch Hunter / Yorkshire Witch Encounter

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Benjamin Jacobs from Wittenberg to Westphalia share's Martin Luther's NSFW ideas on witch deterrence; Then Heather Teysko from the Renaissance English History Podcast takes shelter with a bewitching spirit. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 20 2017

27mins

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Rank #12: Round Table Talk Ep 2 - Brexit, Britain leaves the EU

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Roifield Brown - 10 American Presidents
Travis Dow - History of Germany
Ben Jacobs Wittenberg-to-Westphalia

The team look at the reasons for Britain's vote to leave the EU For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jun 28 2016

1hr 37mins

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Rank #13: Agoraphobia III - Pt. 2 - The Horror of Lovecraft

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Daniel and Claude from The Canon Ball team up Ben from Wittenberg to Westphalia to pick clean HP Lovecraft's bones.

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Oct 12 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #14: Agoraphobia - Pt. 2 - Letters to the Dead/Cask of Amontillado

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Dominic Perry, host of the Egyptian History Podcast, explores the permeable barriers separating the lands of the living and the dead in ancient Egypt. Then Thom Daly (American Biography) gives a dramatic reading of Edgar Allen Poe's chilling tale of revenge with help from special voice guest Chris Stewart (History of China). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 08 2016

32mins

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Rank #15: Round Table Talk - Trump the Good - Roifield Brown and Sam Tanenhaus

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This week we look at Trump the good, a force of restructuring the right of American politics. To look at how 2016 could reshape the US political map going forward, Roifield Brown is joined by Sam Tanenhaus. Sam was an assistant editor at The New York Times from, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, the editor of The New York Times Book Review. His biography of Whittaker Chambers won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was a finalist for both the National Book Award for Nonfiction. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Jul 14 2016

38mins

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Rank #16: Agoraphobia II - Pt 4 - Castle Houska/Broken Arrows

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Podcastnik's Travis Dow shares the story of the castle guarding the mouth of Hell. Xander and Erik from ReConsider remind us that the most terrifying thing of all is reality. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 27 2017

15mins

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Rank #17: The Exchange - Ep. 12 - Lands of Leviathan

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Thom nerds out with the hosts of the Lands of Leviathan podcast Peter Sleeman and Broc Rademan. They talk alot about JRR Tolkien... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Sep 29 2016

51mins

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Rank #18: Tiny Westphalias: A Podcast Crossover Story Pt. 2

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In part 2 of a very special Agora crossover event featuring Benjamin Jacobs from Wittenberg to Westphalia and Raven Forrest Fruscalzo of the Tiny Vampires Podcast they discuss how tiny insects and bad water killed more medieval soldiers than fighting.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 28 2018

43mins

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Rank #19: The Exchange - Ep 19 - The History of Vikings

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Thom talks with Noah Tetzner of The History of Vikings Podcast!

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May 10 2018

24mins

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Rank #20: Are You Going My Way? Part 1

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This is the introductory episode to a series of episodes on the topic of transportation planning and transportation technology. In this episode we explore the basics of transportation planning and lay the ground work for the rest of the series.

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Dec 15 2018

59mins

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Are You Going My Way Part 3 - Ride Sharing

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In this 3rd part of the Are You Going My Way series, Ben and Steve talk about how ride sharing technologies and services have changed and impacted the various transportation networks. They also discuss the history of ride sharing and ride renting.

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Jan 21 2020

55mins

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Agoraphobia IV - Ep. 4 - The Raven/Gothic Lit!

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Agoraphobia IV wraps up with Thom Daly (American Biography) getting an assist from Raven Fruscalzo (Tiny Vampires) to present Poe's "The Raven" while Daniel and Claude from the Canon Ball dive into an exploration of Gothic literature!

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 24mins

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Agoraphobia IV - Ep. 3 - Hollow/A Hell of a Trial

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Raven Forrest Fruscalzo (Tiny Vampires Podcast) and Chris Stewart (The History of China) present a pair of potent parables for the penultimate episode of Agoraphobia 2019!

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Oct 18 2019

30mins

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Agoraphobia IV - Ep. 2 - Jim Thorp, PA/Death and Life of Margaret Pole

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Stephen Guerra (History of the Papacy/Behind the Big Screen) and Heather Teysko (Renaissance English History Podcast) carry the torch this week in the second installment of Agoraphobia 2019!

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Oct 11 2019

22mins

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Agoraphobia IV - Pt. 1 - Sorcerer's Apprentice/Bloody Flux

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Dominic Perry (History of Egypt) and Benjamin Jacobs (Wittenberg to Westphalia) open the floodgates of great content for Agoraphobia 2019!

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Oct 04 2019

19mins

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The Noldor: We Take Nothing By Conquest, Thank Illuvatar!

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Thom (American Biography), Ben (Wittenberg to Westphalia) and Daniel (The Canon Ball) team up to tackle Tolkien, the Silmarillion and the colonization of Beleriand by the Noldor! Special thanks to David Crowther (History of England) for providing two excellent readings.


Come to the Intelligent Speech Conference in NYC on June 29th and see Mike Duncan, David Crowther, Kevin Stroud, Ryan Stitt, Ben Jacobs and other Agora hosts live and in person! Get details & tickets at intelligentspeechconference.com today! Save 5% at checkout with discount code: historyfan.


Remember to look for your favorite Agora Podcasters on Flick and join a discussion!


Musical attribution: opening and exit music by Brandon Liew (edited) used under a Creative Commons license (link below).

Collection 1 (Brandon Liew) / CC BY 4.0

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

May 23 2019

1hr 30mins

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Are You Going My Way Part 2- Electric Vehicles

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Today we have part two of the Agora transportation series "Are You Going My Way." We will talk about the impact of electric cars on the transportation infrastructure of the United States. We also talk about the upcoming Intelligent Speech Conference 2019 in New York City! https://www.intelligentspeechconference.com/

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May 14 2019

1hr 21mins

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Agora's Intelligent Speech Conference 2019!

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Saturday, June 29, 2019 will be the Intelligent Speech Conference, presented by Agora. This conference will bring together many of your favorite podcasters, including Mike Duncan, David Crowther, Kevin Stroud, and more! Come enjoy a day of live podcast recordings, open tables, Q and As, and seminars. It’s an opportunity for listeners to meet the creators of some of their favorite podcasts and to maybe even get on mic.


Learn more at https://www.intelligentspeechconference.com/

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May 02 2019

1min

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Away With the Fairies: Brexit's Reality for Ireland

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Zack Twamley (When Diplomacy Fails) and Thom Daly (American Biography) discuss Brexit's impact on Ireland.


Music in this episode:


"Star of the County Down" with Tacoma Youth Chorus by Sláinte is licensed under a Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. (edited for time).


"Wild Rover" with Bellevue Chamber Chorus by Sláinte is licensed under a Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 16 2019

58mins

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Are You Going My Way? Part 1

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This is the introductory episode to a series of episodes on the topic of transportation planning and transportation technology. In this episode we explore the basics of transportation planning and lay the ground work for the rest of the series.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Dec 15 2018

59mins

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Agoraphobia III - Pt. 4 - Bible Stories In the Dark/Bizarro Reconsider

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Stephen Guerra from the History of the Papacy Podcast and a group of friends including David Crowther from The History of England Podcast and Dominic Perry from the History of Egypt Podcast tell spooky Bible stories around the campfire. Then Xander and Erik enter an alternate dimension where independent, analytical thought doesn't exist

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Oct 26 2018

25mins

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Agoraphobia III - Pt. 3 - Haunting at Hampton Court/Yersinia Pestis

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Heather shares her story of a haunting at Hampton Court and Raven gives us a flea's eye view of the black death.

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Oct 19 2018

31mins

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Agoraphobia III - Pt. 2 - The Horror of Lovecraft

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Daniel and Claude from The Canon Ball team up Ben from Wittenberg to Westphalia to pick clean HP Lovecraft's bones.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Oct 12 2018

1hr 25mins

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Agoraphobia III - Pt. 1 - He Came Back/Tell-Tale Heart

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Chris Stewart of the History of China Podcast presents a strange tale from the Qing Dynasty writer Pu Songling while American Biography's Thom Daly reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart".

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Oct 05 2018

24mins

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Round Table Talk - Literature!

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Daniel from the Canon Ball is joined by Scott Hambrick from onlinegreatbooks.com for an intimate chat about Burke's thoughts on the French Revolution and Voltaire's reflections on the English!

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Sep 19 2018

51mins

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Round Table Talk - Philosophy!

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Erik and Xander from ReConsider talk with Karl and Emmet from onlinegreatbooks.com about the continuing importance of Plato, Machiavelli and Marx.

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May 11 2018

1hr 37mins

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The Exchange - Ep 19 - The History of Vikings

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Thom talks with Noah Tetzner of The History of Vikings Podcast!

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

May 10 2018

24mins

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Wittenberg to Vampires: A Podcast Crossover Story Pt. 1

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This is part 1 of a very special Agora crossover event with Benjamin Jacobs from Wittenberg to Westphalia and Raven Forrest Fruscalzo from The Tiny Vampires Podcast. In this first part they discuss how the horrible diet of medieval soldiers resulted in serious health concerns.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 28 2018

53mins

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Tiny Westphalias: A Podcast Crossover Story Pt. 2

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In part 2 of a very special Agora crossover event featuring Benjamin Jacobs from Wittenberg to Westphalia and Raven Forrest Fruscalzo of the Tiny Vampires Podcast they discuss how tiny insects and bad water killed more medieval soldiers than fighting.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Mar 28 2018

43mins

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50 Shades of Great III - Jon Snow v Aragorn

Podcast cover
Read more

Hosts from American Biography, the Canon Ball, the History of China, the History of Egypt, the History of Westeros and Wittenberg to Westphalia podcasts make merry and discuss which of these iconic fantasy heroes is the "greatest"! Also featured are readings by David Crowther from the History of England podcast.


Musical attribution: opening and exit music by Brandon Liew (edited) used under a Creative Commons license (link below).

Collection 1 (Brandon Liew) / CC BY 4.0

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Feb 01 2018

2hr 30mins

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iTunes Ratings

26 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
2
1
0
2

Great Collab

By Awesome Asclepius - Jun 07 2019
Read more
I wrote about the Silmarillion and my admiration for the Noldor in my successful UChicago application essay 7 long years ago so the episode about that was a real joy. Love agora as a network and the collabs really speak to its spirit.

A great way to find new podcasts

By Ben0108816 - Jul 01 2016
Read more
This feed is a great way to be exposed to a variety of interesting podcasts by some of the greats.