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Love ancient history? Check out the Ancient History Hound podcast for a variety of topics. I reckon there's something for you.

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

I'm now also on TikTok @ancientblogger  - all ancient history, no dancing. Find me on instagram as well (ancientblogger).

Dec 17, 2023

It's that time of the year for a look at the Roman Saturnalia. This was a Roman midwinter festival in which people gave presents, partied and even slaves got time off. In this episode I look into the important themes behind it, what was added, what was changed and how it all fitted together. Plus I take a look at what...

Dec 5, 2023

My first go at an episode swap and it's with The Delicious Legacy Podcast which explores food throughout history. 

In this episode Thomas travels back to ancient Rome to consider what the average Roman ate. He unwraps the workings of a Roman kitchen and how the Romans cooked their food.

Food and ancient history - what's...

Oct 22, 2023

In this Halloween special I pick out a few characters from antiquity who you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley, or pretty much anywhere. A Mesopotamian demon, shapeshifters and a terrifying trio all feature.

You can find previous Night of the Livy Dead episodes on here - just scroll down. For episode notes (reading...

Oct 7, 2023

A re-release of a previous Night of the Livy Dead Halloween special. This one was all about witchcraft and demons in Mesopotamia and how you might counter them.

If you enjoy this why not have a scroll through and find other Night of the Livy Dead Halloween specials? 

Any reviews on the platform you use to listen are...

Sep 4, 2023

Bees and honey have been incredibly important for different peoples for a long, long time. In this episode I discuss exactly how bees were kept, how honey was produced and what it was used for. I also get into how the bee manifested in different cultures.

Episode notes, including a transcript...