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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

109 Ratings
Average Ratings
97
6
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: Norse Mythology: Who Were the Norse?

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Welcome to the world of Norse Mythology. In this brief introduction we'll take a quick look at who the Norse actually were.

Jan 10 2016

1min

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Rank #2: Chapter Four: Heimdall the Watcher

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Loki finds a cunning way of rebuilding Asgard's wall and Heimdall goes on a productive journey.

Mar 27 2016

15mins

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Rank #3: Chapter Eighteen: Ragnarok

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And so, the end.  The final battle is upon us.

Dec 18 2016

9mins

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Rank #4: Chapter Fifteen: The Sorrows of Gudrun

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There's not a lot to add to the chapter title really. It is a catalogue of woes!

Nov 06 2016

19mins

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Rank #5: Chapter Five: Tales of Murder and Theft

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Tales of Murder and Theft!!  Enjoy!

Apr 10 2016

18mins

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Rank #6: Chapter Twelve: Otter's Ransom

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Andvari's curse starts working almost immediately. Meanwhile we meet a great Norse hero.

Sep 18 2016

14mins

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Rank #7: 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 #8: Chapter Eight: Thor in Utgard

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Thor and Loki go on a journey.  They meet some very large people.  Lots of them!

Jul 03 2016

19mins

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Rank #9: Chapter Seventeen: The Flyting of Loki

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A party goes badly wrong when Loki causes trouble. Then the Trickster gets what's been coming for a long time!

Dec 04 2016

15mins

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Rank #10: Chapter Sixteen: Baldur

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It's back to the trials and tribulations of the Aesir as one of their number suffers an unhappy fate. Loki is, of course, involved.

Nov 20 2016

15mins

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Rank #11: Chapter Nine: Duels of Might and Mind

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Thor meets his match at last but it is not his strength which fails him!

Jul 17 2016

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Rank #12: Chapter Seven: A Quest for Love and a Quest for Beer

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Freyr sulks and sends his mate to fetch him a special woman, and a lack of beer results in a journey for Thor and Tyr.

Jun 19 2016

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Rank #13: 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

15mins

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Rank #14: Chapter Six: The Necklace of the Brisings

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Freya goes to any lengths to acquire a particularly special piece of jewellery. Loki gets involved in more trickery.

Jun 05 2016

12mins

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Rank #15: Chapter One: In the Beginning

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The frst chapter of our story introduces Gaia, the Earth and Ouranos, the Sky. We hear the Greek creation myth and meet the Titans and some hideous monsters!

Apr 25 2018

11mins

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Rank #16: 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 #17: 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 #18: Chapter Eleven: Heroes and Villains

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It's time for the story of the king who turned everything to gold simply by touching it. No trip through the myths of Greece would be complete without it. We will also hear about Meleagros of Kalydon and the great hunter Atalanta and we will finish with the sad tale of the young man who fell in love with his own reflection.

May 02 2018

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Rank #19: 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

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Rank #20: 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

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