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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


Episodes

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

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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/

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/

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.

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.

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!

Duration:00:47:28

037: Saxons III: Otto the Great and the Holy Roman Empire

6/26/2016
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The son of Henry the Fowler takes a big step towards the Holy Roman Empire. Otto also still has to deal with Hungarians. And decides he really likes Italy.

Duration:00:49:09

036: Saxons II: Henry the Fowler

6/10/2016
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The first German king? At least the first Saxon one.

Duration:00:28:08

035: Saxons I: Saxnot and the Irminsul

5/24/2016
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An introduction of the Saxons, their lives and beliefs. And their history up to the Saxon kings of Germany.

Duration:00:35:26

034: Franks V: The Legacy

4/30/2016
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We wrap up Charlemagne's post-mortem career and talk about his Legacy, Aachen, and bridge the gap to the Saxons.

Duration:00:22:27