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Myths and Legends of Europe

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A retelling of the legends of King Arthur, Robin Hood and many others, for all the family.

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A retelling of the legends of King Arthur, Robin Hood and many others, for all the family.

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By Sola Fireshine - Oct 30 2018
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I give this podcast a five star review it is perfect and informative

Love it!

By SomeSwellTrash - Oct 07 2017
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I adore this podcast. Well done! Great storytelling skills.

iTunes Ratings

111 Ratings
Average Ratings
98
7
1
2
3

myths and legends of europe

By Sola Fireshine - Oct 30 2018
Read more
I give this podcast a five star review it is perfect and informative

Love it!

By SomeSwellTrash - Oct 07 2017
Read more
I adore this podcast. Well done! Great storytelling skills.
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Myths and Legends of Europe

Latest release on Nov 11, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Chapter Two: Clash of the Titans

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The fun really starts here! Zeus and his brothers and sisters fight against Kronos and the Titans over who will rule the heavens and the Earth. Only one side can come out on top. Which one will it be?

Apr 25 2018

17mins

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Rank #2: Chapter Three: Olympians

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This week we meet the rest of the children of Kronos and a couple of the other Olympians. Look out for the story of Poseidon's persuasive dolphin and the tale of poor Persephone.

Apr 26 2018

20mins

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Rank #3: Chapter One: In Which Beowulf is Only Mentioned at the End

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So, at last, here it is: the first chapter of the story of Beowulf.

Oct 28 2017

14mins

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Rank #4: Chapter Seven: Bring me the Head of the Gorgon Medusa

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This week we hear the story of the first of the great mythical heroes of Greece. Perseus is sent by an evil king to kill Medusa, the only mortal Gorgon. He does not find it easy!

Apr 28 2018

17mins

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Rank #5: So... What Next?

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Announcing the next tale from the Myths and Legends of Europe!

Jan 02 2017

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Rank #6: Chapter Nineteen: The Judgement of Paris

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All the prophecies start coming true as the Apple of Discord does its work. An inevitable chain of events leads to the launching of a magnificent fleet carrying the greatest army of the mythological world. The heroes of Greece are on their way to Troy.

May 12 2018

20mins

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Rank #7: Chapter Eighteen: The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships

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The story of the Trojan War is one of the most famous and exciting of the Greek myths. It is a tale full of friendship, treachery, love, revenge, tragedy and death. This is the first of nine chapters which will tell the whole story of the build up to the war, the war itself and what happened to the survivors. In it we meet some of the important characters and hear about the wedding at which the seeds of the war were sown.

May 12 2018

18mins

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Rank #8: Chapter Ten: Jason and the Golden Fleece

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This week we complete the story of Jason and the Argonauts. We meet the most scheming woman in Greek mythology and watch as she first helps Jason and then turns against him.

May 01 2018

15mins

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Rank #9: Important Announcement

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An important announcement about Christmas scheduling and my new recording technology.

Dec 11 2016

1min

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Rank #10: Chapter Nine: Voyage of the Argo

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The first part of the story of Jason and the Argonauts. We hear how the Golden Fleece came to be where it was and why Jason was sent to find it. We follow the Argonauts on their long sea journey to the land of Kolchis.

May 01 2018

20mins

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Rank #11: Schedule Update

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There will be a week's delay in the schedule. Many apologies!

Oct 29 2016

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Rank #12: Chapter Twenty Two: The Last Trojan Hero

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At last, Hector and Achilles finally meet in battle. One of them dies and the other revels in his glorious victory. Sadly, for him, the victor doesn't have much time left to enjoy it.

Jun 19 2018

19mins

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Rank #13: Beowulf Introduction

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So here we are at last, and many apologies for the extended delay, with an introduction to Beowulf.

Sep 10 2017

4mins

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Rank #14: Chapter Fourteen: The Myths of Thebes

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A chapter all about the goings on in the city of Thebes. We hear about the city's foundation and how it came to be ruled by one of the most unfortunate men in Greek mythology. We also solve the Riddle of the Sphynx

May 07 2018

17mins

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Rank #15: Chapter Three: The revenge of Mummy

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All is well in the land of the Spear Danes.  Grendel is gone and peace prevails.  And then it doesn’t; big time.

Mar 11 2018

15mins

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Rank #16: Chapter Seven: The Round Table

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Arthur, fresh from his triumphs decides he needs a wife. There is only one candidate and, despite Merlin's disapproval, Arthur marries Guinevere. Oh, and as a wedding present he is given a very large round table!

Jun 20 2013

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Rank #17: Chapter Fifteen: The Six Labours of Heracles

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At last, it's time to begin the story of the greatest hero of them all. First we hear about the early life of Heracles, known to the Romans as Hercules. Everyone knows about the twelve labours he performed, though he was originally only set ten! We find out what causes him to have to perform his labours and we follow him as he sets out to complete them.

May 09 2018

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Rank #18: Chapter Twenty Six: No More Heroes

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The adventures of Odysseus and Aeneas come to an end.  We see what happens when Odysseus finally arrives home and find out whether Aeneas's city ever gets built!  The age of heroes is over.

Jun 24 2018

15mins

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Rank #19: Chapter Sixteen: The Other Six Labours of Heracles

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He's done the easy ones! Now it's time for the greatest hero of them all to get down to some really difficult tasks. As he goes about his last six labours Heracles drops in on the city of Troy and meets a couple of the Titans!

May 09 2018

23mins

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Rank #20: Chapter Two: Grendel

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The showdown between Beowulf and the beast is upon us.  It’s not going to end well for one of them!

Feb 25 2018

15mins

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