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Ancient History Hound

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 (@ancientblogger)

Dec 2, 2018

Join me and special guest expert Emma as we discuss how hygienic the Roman baths really were. Did they help or hinder disease?

Plenty of gruesome detail, so, leave till after lunch. 

 

Music by Brakhage (Le Vrai Instrumental)


Oct 24, 2018

It's that time of year to listen to some spooky tales from antiquity. I discuss how werewolves have changed, early versions of the vampire and dig up ghosts stories from ancient Greece and Rome.


Sep 30, 2018

In this podcast I look at the different types of bathing in antiquity, from the Greeks to the Romans. How did the Greeks bathe exactly? What were the Roman baths like? 

In addition I reason what linked Menelaus and Liberace, impersonate Seneca and mention the most devious use for the floor of a caldarium.

Some minor...


Aug 20, 2018

This podcast is a re-edit of the two previous podcasts released last year, two podcasts for the price of one, that is if they weren't free in the first place.

Part one deals with the history of Pompeii, what was it like and what can we understand about it?

Part two takes you through the events of the 24/25th...


Aug 14, 2018

In this podcast I look at the oddity that was ostracism in Ancient Athens. Why was it needed? What did it aim to do? There's also a brief chat about tyrants and which includes an instance which Herodotus calls the silliest trick in history.

Feel free to find me on twitter (@ancientblogger)

Music by Brakhage (Le Vrai...