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A podcast on the history of Germans.

A podcast on the history of Germans.
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A podcast on the history of Germans.

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English


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056: The Stone Bridge of Regensburg

5/1/2019
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The stone bridge in Regensburg, built in 1135, has been through a lot. It's the oldest standing bridge in Germany and also spans some 300 meters. It's an heirloom of German history that even has its own lore around it. Swedes destroying one of its guard towers, Nazis blowing up a portion to stop American troops, medieval executions. Enough events and legends that it needed its own episode. Also, Regensburg is amazing. The "podcard"--as the kids are calling it--came from Klaudia...

Duration:00:58:17

Pete and Trav's Podcastnik Year Six!

3/3/2019
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Pete and Travis have been podcasting for 6 years! With new shows like Past Access and Podcastnik and tons of guests and collaborations in the past year. We give a behind-the-scenes on what we've been working on and an overall State of the Podcast. Here's to 6 more years! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:11:23

055: Staufer (Hohenstaufen) I: Conrad III and the 2nd Crusade

2/18/2019
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The first monarch to start off the Staufer dynasty (often Hohenstaufen in English after their castle) is Conrad III. His reign is marked by difficulties and spends time practically to poor to leave Parma, starts his career as an anti-king, goes to Jerusalem as a pilgrim, and later as a crusader. And not even an Emperor is above Malaria. support the show: podcastnikshop.com New Past Access on podcastnik.com or on YouTube @germanypodcast @podcastnik on Twitter For information regarding...

Duration:00:57:57

054: Medieval Medicine and Science: Hildegard of Bingen

1/17/2019
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Saint Hildegard is one of only four women Doctors of the Church. A 12th century visionary and medical author, Hildegard is making a pretty big comeback in folk medicine (in German speaking countries). There's a lot more to her story, and she gives a rare insight into women's lives in the high medieval period. Visit podcastnik.com for the latest projects beyond the History of Germany To support the show visit podcastnikshop.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:45:18

053: Noah Tetzner on the History of Vikings

7/26/2018
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History of Vikings http://thehistoryofvikings.com/ <-- additional interview Noah on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking For all content visit http://podcastnik.com YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXoGtTPofdH5m71SXlGKa2Q Visit http://podcastnikshop.com to support the show Twitter @podcastnik @germanypodcast Interview with Imad, a Syrian refugee on our team. Pete, and Also Judith! on the Podcastnik feed: https://www.acast.com/podcastnik For information...

Duration:01:13:10

052: Castle Life through the Ages

6/28/2018
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From wooden palisades to opulent palaces that competed (specifically) with Versaille -- we talk a millennium of history and go through the daily lives, to the evolution of castles and the relationship with the surrounding land and people over time. For all content visit http://podcastnik.com YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXoGtTPofdH5m71SXlGKa2Q Visit http://podcastnikshop.com to support the show Collab with Noah from History of Vikings soon!...

Duration:01:36:56

051: From Swamp Castle to Emperor: Lothar III of Supplinburg

5/21/2018
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Lothar III and his marsh castle of Supplinburg was a one-emperor German dynasty. An interesting character himself, looking at his lifetime also allows us to summarize the Salien dynasty and foreshadow the (Hohen)Staufers a bit, like Keiser Barbarossa. More from the podcastnik team on podcastnik.com -- New video (new YouTube channel even)! so take a look. We mentioned The History of Vikings Podcast by Noah Tetzner on thehistoryofvikings.com Support the show: podcastnikshop.com (merch...

Duration:00:55:44

050: Prussian Authority: the Pickelhaube of the Captain of Köpenick - Heirlooms 2

2/20/2018
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That spiky Prussian helmet has become such a symbol of Germans that it is the actual sign for "German" in many sign languages. The story of the Captain of Köpenick embodies that sense of authority well and is one of our favorite stories. That and we celebrate 50 episodes! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:05

049: The Speyer Cathedral - Heirlooms 1

2/5/2018
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The largest romanesque cathedral in christendom was also the imperial crypt for he salian dynasty. The Speyer Dom has had quite the history since it's construction in the 12th century! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:31

048: Salians III: Henry V and the Concordat of Worms

1/15/2018
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The Investiture Controversy and Salian Dynasty come to an end. Henry V had to navigate civil war and politics with Rome. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:29

047: Salians II: Henry IV and the Walk to Canossa

1/1/2018
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One of the highest points of the investiture controversy was marked with the wearing of a hair shirt on a walk to Canossa by an emperor who was to be excommunicated 3 times. The 2nd part of the Salian Dynasty miniseries takes a look at Henry IV and his role in the papal disputes. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:20

046: The Siegestor in Munich - Heirlooms Episode Zero

12/9/2017
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Heirlooms of the History of Germany is a series around objects from history -- or in this case a building -- that come with a good story. The Heirlooms series is created by Judith Strußenberg. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:09

045: 500 Years - 95 Thesis and Martin Luther in Wittenberg

12/4/2017
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For the 500 year anniversary of Martin Luther nailing 95 thesis to the church door in Wittenberg, I went to Witteberg to visit der Buddler, of Secret Cabinet fame, who worked as a curator for an amazing exhibit. I recorded all day about the happenings, like medieval markets and reenactments, the exhibit itself, and the hundreds of thousands of visitors to this small town. I recorded parts of the exhibit and my wanderings around Wittenberg on October 31st, 2017 for these Podcasts: History...

Duration:00:28:14

044: Investiture Controversy with the History of the Papacy

2/2/2017
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Power struggles between Holy Roman Emperors and Popes. Gregorian Reforms, schisms and who can appoint bishops. Many ideas we have of the Middle Ages com from these events in the 12. century. Luckily I got Steven Guerra from the History of the Papacy here to help break it all down. Visit http://atozhistorypage.com for more on the background of the church at this time. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:11:08

043: Salians I: Height of Power: Konrad II and Henry III

1/17/2017
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To get the Salian dynasty started and some background for episodes on the High Middle Ages, we look at the Konrad II and his son Henry III of the Salian Frankish dynasty. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:17

042: The Classic 13 Course Meal

12/2/2016
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Originally a segment of the History Podcasters Network Collage on food. This one is from my hotel trade school days in Munich. Enjoy, a bon appetit! http://historypodcasters.com/2016/07/07/046-history-on-a-plate-a-collage-on-food/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:05:59

041: The Danevirke with Søren Krarup

11/20/2016
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Søren Krarup from the History of Denmark podcast stops by to clear up the Danevirke: this huge Danish defensive fortification that is now in Germany. I've mentioned it several times in passing with Harald Bluetooth and Otto II, so better just have a whole episode around it. https://thehistoryofdenmark.wordpress.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:28

040: Wends, Sorbs, and Other Slavs

11/7/2016
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An overview of the slavic peoples living within the German borders and their history. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:31

039: Saxons V: Saint Henry and his Holy Empire

9/24/2016
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The end of the Saxon miniseries and the Liudolfinger. What the Saxons were up to and life in the monasteries. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:34

038: Saxons IV: Return of the Ottos (Otto II and Otto III)

9/13/2016
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We continue our journey with the Liudolfinger dynasty with a few more Ottos, the very beginning of Austria, a Byzantine Empress, and a near escape! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:47:28