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Ancient Heroes

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Solving the most baffling mysteries of the ancient heroes, both real and mythical.

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Solving the most baffling mysteries of the ancient heroes, both real and mythical.

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32 Ratings
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Good approach. Good material

By Spottydog3 - Mar 13 2017
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If you like history this is worth a listen.

Keen analysis, interesting material!

By ChaMattWarn - Aug 03 2016
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Awesome work by Patrick; very clear analysis and breakdown of the topic!

iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
30
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1

Good approach. Good material

By Spottydog3 - Mar 13 2017
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If you like history this is worth a listen.

Keen analysis, interesting material!

By ChaMattWarn - Aug 03 2016
Read more
Awesome work by Patrick; very clear analysis and breakdown of the topic!
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Ancient Heroes

Latest release on Mar 22, 2017

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Solving the most baffling mysteries of the ancient heroes, both real and mythical.

Rank #1: Who Were the Greek Heroes?

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In this episode, we venture into the Bronze Age to find out who the Greek heroes were and what they were like.

Dec 12 2016

19mins

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Rank #2: Alexander the Great, Part III

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In this episode, we investigate the most controversial aspect of Alexander's life - his relationship to his companion Hephaestion.

Jul 17 2016

1hr 7mins

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Rank #3: Sacred Band of Thebes

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In this episode, we investigate whether a mysterious army known as the Sacred Band of Thebes really dominated Greece in the 4th Century BCE.

Nov 22 2016

46mins

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Rank #4: Hephaestion's Death

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In this bonus episode, we look at Alexander the Great's incredible reaction to Hephaestion's death. I also present my own take on whether the two men were lovers or merely friends.

Nov 01 2016

28mins

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Rank #5: The Real Achilles

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In this episode, we look at how the story of Achilles has evolved over the ages, from the Homeric Iliad to the 2004 film Troy.

Mar 22 2017

59mins

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The Real Achilles

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In this episode, we look at how the story of Achilles has evolved over the ages, from the Homeric Iliad to the 2004 film Troy.

Mar 22 2017

59mins

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Alexander the Great's Tomb

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In this episode, we speak to historian Andrew Chugg about his controversial, and compelling, explanation for what happened to the lost tomb of Alexander the Great.

Feb 14 2017

1hr 54mins

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The Griffin Warrior

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In this episode, I speak to the archaeologists who led the excavation of one of the most important discoveries in Greece in decades - the unplundered tomb of the Griffin Warrior.

Jan 31 2017

43mins

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Lost Tomb of Achilles, Part II

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In this episode, we continue our search for the famous tomb of Achilles, which has been lost for hundreds - if not thousands - of years.

Jan 16 2017

23mins

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Lost Tomb of Achilles, Part I

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In this episode, we search for the famous tomb of Achilles. Although Alexander the Great and other leaders visited it in ancient times, it has now been completely lost.

Jan 09 2017

36mins

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Who Were the Greek Heroes?

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we venture into the Bronze Age to find out who the Greek heroes were and what they were like.

Dec 12 2016

19mins

Play

Sacred Band of Thebes

Podcast cover
Read more
In this episode, we investigate whether a mysterious army known as the Sacred Band of Thebes really dominated Greece in the 4th Century BCE.

Nov 22 2016

46mins

Play

Hephaestion's Death

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In this bonus episode, we look at Alexander the Great's incredible reaction to Hephaestion's death. I also present my own take on whether the two men were lovers or merely friends.

Nov 01 2016

28mins

Play

Alexander the Great, Part III

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In this episode, we investigate the most controversial aspect of Alexander's life - his relationship to his companion Hephaestion.

Jul 17 2016

1hr 7mins

Play

Alexander the Great, Part II

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In this episode, we investigate the strangest event of Alexander's career - his visit to the Oracle of Ammon at the Siwa Oasis in Northern Africa.

Jul 17 2016

58mins

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Alexander the Great, Part I

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In this episode, we investigate the mysterious link between Alexander the Great and the mythic hero Achilles.

Jul 17 2016

58mins

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iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
30
1
0
0
1

Good approach. Good material

By Spottydog3 - Mar 13 2017
Read more
If you like history this is worth a listen.

Keen analysis, interesting material!

By ChaMattWarn - Aug 03 2016
Read more
Awesome work by Patrick; very clear analysis and breakdown of the topic!