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ancientblogger's podcast

Hi there, this is the podcast page of @ancientblogger. If you love bizarre ancient history facts, unusual topics and low production values then this is just for you. 

Find my articles and vlogs at my website ancientblogger.com or come say hi on twitter.

Feb 18, 2018

A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the first epsiode I consider the difficulty in transferring oral myth to the screen, large flightless birds and a bad pun I came up with.

Feel free to find me on twitter (@ancientblogger) as I'll be following each episode live #TroyFallofaCity

 


Feb 2, 2018

Ever wonder what the worst thing to come out of a mythical King's penis might have been? Feel the need to be put off figs forever? Do you own a hairy spider amulet? If you've answered yes to any of these, and even if you haven't, then join us as we continue to look at STIs in antiquity and finally contraception. As per...


Jan 25, 2018

In the first of two podcasts Emma returns and we look at two prime STI candidates from antiquity. Expect a mixture of scientific detail and the occasional tangent. It'll put you off your dinner and possibly more. This podcast contains mild sexual references and discussions of a frank nature, because it'd be tricky not...


Oct 22, 2017

In the second podcast we continue looking at all things spooky from Ancient Greece and Rome.

Poltergeists, sweating statues, zombies, UFOs and ghosts all feature as well as my most chilling tale from atinquity. Oh, and even Patrick Swayze. Because Molly... "you in danger girl".

 


Oct 16, 2017

The first part of my Halloween special, we look at vampires and werewolves in the ancient sources. I say 'we' as I have a guest who certainly keeps me on my toes.

If you want to hear about partial nudity around tombstones, Sweet Valley High tangents, cheese festivals and, oh, the bits involving spooky goings on then...