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Ancient History Hound

Hi there, this is the Ancient History Hound, a podcast where I look at ancient Greece and Rome and some of the less covered aspects of them. If you love ancient history, tangents and the odd pun then I reckon you'll enjoy it here.

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

Mar 27, 2018

A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the sixth epsiode I consider whether we can date Patroclus' death, why Penthesilea would have terrified Hitler had she been on the moon and the big showdown between Achilles and Hector.

Feel free to find me on twitter (@ancientblogger)

Music by Brakhage (Le...


Mar 20, 2018

A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the fifth epsiode I examine the themes of infanticide, jumping off cliffs with Aphrodite and negotiating with Achilles. For obvious reasons Mean Girls gets a mention too.

Feel free to find me on twitter (@ancientblogger) as I’ll be following each episode...


Mar 13, 2018

A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the fourth epsiode I consider a couple of interesting details from Homer's depiction of the duel between Paris and Menelaus, how to annoy Myrmidons and that kiss. I also possibly annoy you with a question.

Feel free to find me on twitter (@ancientblogger) as...


Mar 5, 2018

A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the third epsiode I talk about Helen's wedding and why you should always wash your hands after a siege

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

Music by Brakhage (Le Vrai Instrumental)