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Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education.

Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education.
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Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education.

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Episodes

Cleopatra: Daggers & Dinner | The Soothesayer

7/30/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this twelfth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we continue to explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar, including the many bad omens that appeared as the Ides of March approached. We hope you enjoy! For exclusive access to “Giants of History | Stories” which are extra, all new full length episodes of Giants of History, visit Patreon.com/giants of history. This episode of Giants of History was...

Duration:00:31:46

Patreon Preview | Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Steel Soul

7/18/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this “Patreon Preview” we get a sneak peek at the latest episode published for supporters of the podcast on Patreon… “FDR: Steel Soul” To become a supporter of the podcast and get immediate access to eight new Giants of History episodes, go to www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free...

Duration:00:07:51

Cleopatra: The Crown | The Conspiracy

6/20/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eleventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar and some of the conspirators who spearheaded the charge. We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free...

Duration:00:27:16

Cleopatra: The Reunion | A Gathering Storm

5/15/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this tenth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra and Caesar’s reunion in Rome as well as cover some of the events that occur while Cleopatra is in the city. We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free...

Duration:00:30:32

Cleopatra: Journey to the Eternal City

5/7/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this ninth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s long journey from Egypt to Rome, and the lead up to her reunion with Julius Caesar. We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com |...

Duration:00:18:08

Cleopatra: Celebrations | The Golden Heir

3/6/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eighth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the cruise Cleopatra and Caesar take up the Nile after the War for Alexandria ends, the birth of their baby Caesarion, and the triumphs celebrated by Caesar upon his return to Rome. We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit...

Duration:00:28:53

Cleopatra: The War for Alexandria

2/6/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this seventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the War for Alexandria and the impact the war has on the relationship between Cleopatra and Caesar. We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com |...

Duration:00:28:50

Cleopatra: The Tide Turns | Prelude to War

1/11/2018
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this sixth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the immediate aftermath of the first meeting between Cleopatra and Julius Caesar and the events that their union that evening causes. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com | @giantshistory | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:24:47

BCE vs. BC | Show Update

12/28/2017
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Welcome to the last show of 2017 for Giants of History! In this mini episode/show update, we discuss the difference between the time designations BCE/CE and BC/AD. We also provide a brief update on what's to come in 2018. We hope you enjoy!

Duration:00:10:34

Cleopatra: Julius Caesar | A Severed Head

12/26/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fifth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we take some time to explore the history of Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great, as it's their rivalry, and subsequent civil war, which will eventually bring Caesar to Egypt. And it is this event, the arrival of Caesar in Egypt, which will once again tip the balance of power in Egypt away from Ptolemy XIII and back toward Cleopatra. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants...

Duration:00:32:47

Cleopatra: Queen of Egypt | Gods Against Her

12/4/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fourth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s first three years as Pharaoh of Egypt and the power struggle that rages between her and her younger brother and co-ruler, Ptolemy XIII. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:26:15

Cleopatra: Face to Face with Caesar | A Formidable Mind

11/12/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this third episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the famous first meeting of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, as well as the places and experiences that forged her formidable intellect and education. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:38:52

Cleopatra: First Impressions | Family & Filicide

10/24/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In the second episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s family and aspects of her early childhood. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:25:02

Cleopatra: Path to the Throne | The Reckoning with Rome

10/3/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In the first episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the historical path of Cleopatra’s ascension to the throne of Egypt, as well as the world into which she would ultimately be born and have to fight for power in. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst |...

Duration:00:30:52

Cleopatra: The Final Pharaoh | Series Introduction

9/17/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this introductory episode to our new series on Cleopatra, we explore some of the misunderstandings and lesser known facts about the legendary queen and her reign. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:27:38

Show Update | New Series Announcement

9/15/2017
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Show update and new series announcement - September 2017

Duration:00:10:03

Martin Luther King Jr: Death of the King

7/10/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this ninth and final episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore in detail the final hours and assassination of King. This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:30:22

Martin Luther King Jr: His Last Night Alive | Victory

6/25/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eighth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore the events that took place on the last night King ever spent alive. We also discuss the passage of one of the most important pieces of legislation to ever get signed into law…The Civil Rights Act of 1964. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free...

Duration:00:33:59

Martin Luther King Jr: Sex Tapes & Civil Rights

6/18/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this seventh episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore some of the more controversial parts of King’s personal life, as well as the rising action toward what would ultimately become The Civil Rights Act of 1964. The year 1963 was an eventful one for King as you will see. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your...

Duration:00:21:56

Martin Luther King Jr: Marching Forward | Bloody Birmingham

5/24/2017
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this sixth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore some of the key events in the march toward the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and King’s involvement in each, including the march in Birmingham which focused the eyes of the nation on all that was happening in the south. We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free...

Duration:00:36:04