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Famous warriors and glorious combat from the ancient world. A podcast about the wildest warriors, bloodiest battles and bravest heroes.

Famous warriors and glorious combat from the ancient world. A podcast about the wildest warriors, bloodiest battles and bravest heroes.
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United States

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Famous warriors and glorious combat from the ancient world. A podcast about the wildest warriors, bloodiest battles and bravest heroes.

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@Griffin_WoH

Language:

English


Episodes

Guardian of Scotland

12/31/2018
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This is Part 2 of the story of Sir William Wallace, the Guardian of Scotland. We continue with the battle of Stirling bridge, Wallace's invasion of England, his unfortunate defeat at Falkirk as well as his betrayal, trial and execution.

Duration:01:00:22

Sir William Wallace

12/26/2018
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Braveheart. We've all seen the movie, but the real story of William Wallace is very different. It's a fantastic tale of one of Scotland's greatest national heroes, leader of the Scottish resistance forces during the first years of the long and ultimately successful struggle to free Scotland from English rule.

Duration:01:30:21

Battle of Thermopylae

12/23/2018
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The battle of Thermopylae. King Leonidas and his last stand against the Persian invaders. We'll examine what happened, the warfare, the treachery of Ephialtes as well as look briefly at the battles of Marathon and Plataea. We'll end this episode with the fall of Sparta and how one of the finest warrior societies in history, met its doom.

Duration:01:08:34

This is Sparta

12/16/2018
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The Spartan society. We'll look at how the Spartans became the one of the most memorable and fiercest warriors of the ancient world. We'll look why they did it, how they did it and what we can learn from events that happened thousands of years ago.

Duration:00:46:01

Roman Gladiators | Part 3 ~ Gladiator combat: A day at the games

12/13/2018
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Roman Gladiators. The day of combat in the arena is finally here and we'll see what it was like. We'll learn about what it was like for Roman citizens to witness their heroes do battle and all of the other spectacles you'd find in a day at the games.

Duration:00:59:38

Roman Gladiators | Part 2 ~ Different Gladiator types & Weapons

12/12/2018
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Roman Gladiators. An inside look at the many different types and origins of gladiators. From the trident and net wielding Retiarius to the Thracian style gladiator made famous by Spartacus all the way to the Gladiatrix or female gladiators.

Duration:00:55:40

Roman Gladiators | Part 1 ~ Becoming a Gladiator

12/8/2018
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Roman Gladiators. The legacy and history of ancient Rome's most fearsome warriors. We'll examine the history of the gladiators and the games they took part in. We'll explain what life, death and combat was like for the men who fought in Rome's most legendary form of entertainment.

Duration:00:23:30

Welcome to Warriors of History Podcast

12/8/2018
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Welcome to the Warriors of history podcast. This is an introduction to the content we'll be featuring in our show. From ancient Roman legions to the feudal Samurai and the Viking age. We'll remember the bloodiest battles and bravest heroes throughout history.

Duration:00:03:12