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Top 13 Archaeology Podcasts

Mar 3, 2024

The Best Archaeology Podcasts from millions of podcasts available on the Goodpods platform and ranked by listens, ratings, comments, subscriptions and shares.

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

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Avg Length 292m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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In "Hardcore History" journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his "Martian", unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Adolf Hitler? What would Apaches with modern weapons be like? Will our modern civilization ever fall like civilizations from past eras? This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners.

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History Detective

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History Detective

87 Episodes

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Avg Length 13m

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Latest episode 9 days ago

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History Detective is a podcast for teachers, students and lovers of history. It delves into stories from the past that don’t always get told in the textbooks. Every episode will include an original song that compliments the topic. This is a classroom friendly resource that aligns with history curriculums. Visit Amped Up Learning for accompanying teaching resources for every episode.
The Micah Hanks Program

210 Episodes

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Avg Length 84m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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The Micah Hanks Program is a weekly podcast that covers science and the mysteries of our universe. Taking a critically-minded approach to the study of our world, each week Micah presents commentary and discussions with guests on subjects that include mysteries of physics and astronomy, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), UFOs, myths and folklore, archaeology and ancient mysteries, artificial intelligence, futurism, cryptozoology, science fiction, and entertainment. Each week we journey to the boundaries of human knowledge, in search of the most unusual things our world has to offer.
Nordic Mythology Podcast

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Avg Length 83m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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In this podcast Dr Mathias Nordvig (Nordic Studies Professor at University Colorado Boulder) and Daniel Farrand (Co-owner of Horns of Odin) sit down and discuss various topics from the Viking Age and Norse Mythology.

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AnthroDish

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AnthroDish

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Avg Length 40m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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AnthroDish is a weekly show about the intersections between our foods, cultures, and identities. Host Dr. Sarah Duignan sits down one-on-one with people in academia, hospitality, farming and agriculture, and more to learn about their food knowledge and experiences. If you're interested in the unique lives of everyday people who have been shaped by their relationship with food, this show is for you!

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Origin Stories

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Origin Stories

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Avg Length 29m

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Explore human evolution one story at a time. This award-winning show blends storytelling with science that will change your understanding of who we are.
SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

66 Episodes

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Avg Length 26m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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What makes you ... you? And who tells what stories and why? In the fifth season of the SAPIENS podcast, listeners will hear a range of human stories: from the origins of the chili pepper to how prosecutors decide someone is a criminal to stolen skulls from Iceland. Join Season 5’s host, Eshe Lewis, on our latest journey to explore what it means to be human. SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human, is produced by House of Pod and supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation. SAPIENS is part of the American Anthropological Association Podcast Library. For more information, visit sapiens.org

The Shindig - An Archaeology Podcast

32 Episodes

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Avg Length 48m

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Latest episode 12 days ago

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The Shindig is an award-winning archaeology, history and heritage podcast in which the Red River Archaeology Group's Dr. Tom Horne and Luke Barry chat to experts in the field, authors, and each other to dig up the latest in archaeological research.

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Unsolved Mysteries of the World

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Avg Length 22m

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Latest episode 4 years ago

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Hi, and welcome to Unsolved Mysteries of the World where we explore the unexplained. Our topics include Missing Persons, Unsolved Murders, UFO & Aerial Phenomenon, Ghosts & Hauntings, Legends & Myths, Lost Treasures, Cryptozoology, Urban Legends, Conspiracies, Ancient Archaeological Anomalies and much more. If this is your first time listening to us, and you like our show, remember to subscribe when you get a chance. Each episode we will dive into a topic or case with a descriptive narrative and include special guest interviews where possible.

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The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica

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The news of the week in audio, for many years compiled and written by the late Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica, is now the product of our dedicated volunteer team. Read by Laura Kennedy, the Audio News is compiled from Archaeologica’s daily news updates. The musical interludes are original compositions by Anthony Kennedy. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.

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The Grimerica Show

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The Grimerica Show

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Avg Length 122m

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A loose cannon podcast featuring casual conversations with whomever we deem interesting, often on the fringe, Like Coast to Coast, but on demand. Like a less compromised Joe Rogan Experience. Interviews on Spirituality, Alternative History, UFO's, and More
Seven Ages Audio Journal

71 Episodes

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Avg Length 90m

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Latest episode 1 month ago

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The Seven Ages Audio Journal is a podcast that explores history through archaeological discoveries, scientific achievements, and cultural developments throughout time. Hosted by researchers Micah Hanks, Jason Pentrail, and James Waldo, the program features commentary and interviews with leading experts in the fields of history, archaeology, science, and other disciplines. Our aim is to unravel questions about ancient times, and explore areas of knowledge and culture from the past, to the present day.
That JORVIK Viking Thing Podcast

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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In Viking times, a ‘Thing’ was a gathering; a place where leaders and warriors could meet and talk. In the 21st century, our ‘Thing’ is a virtual place where Viking academics and enthusiasts from around the world can come together to share knowledge.
Join Miranda and Lucas, from the JORVIK Viking Centre, as they delve into another fascinating topic about Vikings, archaeology, and more!

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Archaeology: the science of investigation - for iPod/iPhone

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Avg Length 4m

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Latest episode 13 years ago

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Archaeology is about reconstructing the physical past to obtain an understanding of how different civilisations and cultures have evolved over time. In this album, archaeologists from the British Museum explain the scientific processes involved in the discovery, investigation and interpretation of a variety of artefacts, such as skeletons, coins, textiles and metal artefacts unearthed at sites such as the famous Iron Age burial at Sutton Hoo, and Tell es-Sa'idiyeh in Jordan. The album also reveals how amateur archaeologists who use metal detectors contribute to creating a picture of ancient societies. This material forms part of The Open University course SA188 Archaeology: the science of investigation.

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History Unzipped

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History Unzipped

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Avg Length 23m

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Latest episode 3 years ago

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Historian and journalist Tony Perrottet unearths sexual stories from throughout the ages. The series is modeled on the "secret cabinets" in Victorian museums, where medieval chastity belts, Renaissance pornography and perverse novels by the Marquis de Sade were hidden. Each episode will answer a burning question: How did Napoleon's penis end up in suburban New Jersey? Are champagne glasses modeled on Marie-Antoinette's breasts? How did you behave at one of Caligula's orgies? And what were Casanova's best pick-up lines?

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The History of Grob

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The History of Grob

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Avg Length 10m

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Latest episode 10 years ago

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Grob – the only nation never to discover the wheel, even after it was shown to them by outsiders and patiently explained. The only nation in World War II to declare war on the Swiss and no one else. The only nation to decide it didn’t like its industrial revolution and revolve back in the other direction. Land of contradictions; land of no contradictions. This podcast tells the story of this unique and fascinating nation from the bronze age to the present day and beyond.

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Myth Dynamite

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Myth Dynamite

42 Episodes

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Avg Length 49m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Myth Dynamite is a labour of absolute and unequivocal love for ancient mythology. We - Abi and Sarah - met back in 2016 when we both decided to happily sacrifice another year of further study at the altar of the Olympian Gods. We left a year later, with shiny new MA Classics degrees, and a firm friendship.​ Ever since we've had dinner after dinner (billed as catch ups) that would unsurprisingly result in conversations on myth, and how its many, many stories reflect and refract some of today's issues: sexuality, the self, gender, power, family, respect, and humanity's immutable ability to metamorphose (lovely little Ovid reference for those who know, and for those who don't head over to our first full episode 'One Poet to Rule them All' to find out. A shameless plug, we'll admit it.)​ It became very clear to us, that we had a lot to say - and we want to share it with people: other people who love myth; people who have some idea of myth; and people who haven't come across ancient Greek and Roman myths before.​ Hence - after a long time spent developing it (read talking about myth some more) - a shining star, which Myth Dynamite will hopefully be for people, was born (if you haven't, please see Disney's 'Hercules' stat).​N.B. This is ancient myth and we're not censoring it. There will be adult content throughout. We hope you have as much fun listening to us rabbit on about myth as we had making this podcast.
Myth at the heart of the Roman Empire - for iPod/iPhone

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Avg Length 2m

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Latest episode 13 years ago

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How and why did ancient Romans use myth to validate their power? Emperor Augustus legitimised his rule by entwining his own ancestry with the mythical stories of Rome's foundation, and created a divine aura around Rome as capital of the vast empire. This album visits key emblems associated with Rome's beginnings: the Forum and the Capitoline Hill with its statue of the she-wolf and Romulus and Remus; the Emperor Augustus's palace and ceremonial altar, and the 17th Century D'Arpino frescos of foundation myths commissioned by Pope Innocent X to underpin his authority. By monumentalising and glorifying their real and legendary past, Romans painted their own history and this continues to encapsulate Roman identity today. This material forms part of The Open University course A330 Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds.

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The EXARC Show

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The EXARC Show

49 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Dive into the fascinating world of experimental archaeology, where scientists, craftspeople, sound-experts, musicians, artists and re-enactors come together to recreate the past. They investigate human activities from a wide range of eras, areas and civilizations. Their work involves both the use of traditional materials and techniques but increasingly also modern digital technology. In each of these podcasts two experts from a particular field discuss their experiences, triumphs and tribulations. Each session is followed by a live Q&A session where listeners can join in to ask questions but also to share their own expertise. For more information, visit us at https://exarc.net.So far topics have covered ancient bread baking; the know-how required for skin tanning and antler work; sewing and embroidery techniques in the Middle Ages; the re-creation of ancient music and the recording and collection of soundscapes; the delicate act of interpreting history; and last but not least how current hot topics like sustainability and conservation impact on the practices of experimental archaeology.

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Historyteller

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Historyteller

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Historyteller is semi-monthly podcast that focuses on weaving true tales from ancient sources with contemporary archaeological data to give a true historical storytelling experience. Current: The History of Carthage

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The Levantini Podcast

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The Levantini Podcast

58 Episodes

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Avg Length 49m

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Latest episode 4 months ago

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The Levantini Podcast is a show about Near Eastern history, language, religion and culture. We speak with academics and experts on a variety of topics, both ancient and modern.

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Dig Me Up Later

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Dig Me Up Later

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Avg Length 52m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Dig Me Up Later is archaeologist / comedian, KC Martin-Stone's, exploration of life and the 'stuff' we fill it with. Each week, she chats with a guest, asking them - "if archaeologists dug you up in 1,000 years time, what would they think of you?" Guests include performers, adventurers and thinkers from all walks of life.
Ancient Art Podcast (audio)

70 Episodes

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Avg Length 9m

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Latest episode 7 years ago

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This is the audio-only version of the Ancient Art Podcast. Subscribe to the HD-video Ancient Art Podcast at ancientartpodcast.org. Explore the art and culture of the Ancient Mediterranean World in the Ancient Art Podcast with your host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. Each episode features detailed examinations of exemplary works from the Art Institute of Chicago and other notable collections in addition to broad themes and concepts of Ancient Mediterranean art and culture.
Stone Pages Archaeo News

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Avg Length 26m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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Stone Pages presents a monthly podcast with the latest archaeology news, mainly related to prehistory, megalithic monuments and discoveries.

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Fingerprints

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Fingerprints

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Avg Length 40m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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Every object in the Ashmolean has passed from hand to hand to reach the Museum. In a new podcast, we uncover the invisible fingerprints left behind by makers, looters, archaeologists, soldiers, rulers, curators, and many more. These stories of touch reveal the ways in which the forces of conflict and colonialism have shaped Britain’s oldest Museum. Join the Ashmolean’s curators alongside artists, experts, and community members. Fingerprints will be released on the Ashmolean’s website, on Spotify, Apple, and wherever you get your podcasts, weekly from 21 January 2022 until 25 February 2022. Guests include Bénédicte Savoy, co-author of the Report on African Cultural Heritage, commissioned by Emmanuel Macron; Professor Dan Hicks, of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum; and Simukai Chigudu, one of the founding members of the Rhodes Must Fall campaign.
The British Museum Podcast

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Avg Length 45m

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Latest episode 3 years ago

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The British Museum is famous for its objects, which represent over 2 million years of human history and culture. The objects speak to us thanks to the experts who have helped to tell their stories for well over two centuries. This podcast takes a fresh look at some of the tales that have shaped the Museum’s story – both famous and less well known.

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The Boghouse

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The Boghouse

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Avg Length 63m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Matt and Melissa Dunphy buy a magic theater from a pedophile, discover treasure, and become accidental amateur archaeologists.

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The Woven Road

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The Woven Road

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 3 years ago

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Tune in to the audio podcast and join your host, an inquisitive, knitting archaeologist in exploring the rich fiber art traditions from across history and around the world.

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Evolution Soup

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Evolution Soup

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Avg Length 31m

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Latest episode 6 months ago

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Evolution Soup YouTube Channel & Audio Podcast - in association with Talk Beliefs YouTube channel - brings you interviews and information for everyday audiences on the fascinating facts of evolution and natural selection. Hosted by Mark from @evolution_soup and @TalkBeliefs.

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Akin for the Truth

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Akin for the Truth

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Latest episode 9 months ago

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This podcast is dedicated to topics of archaeological, historical, scientific and logical discussions in theology. The primary point of conflict between proponents of intelligent design vs evolutionism, for example, is the question of origins.
The Unusual History of Every Thing

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Avg Length 24m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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The Unusual History of Every Thing is a podcast for lovers of the weird history of common things in our world. Join cultural object preservationists Melanie Dellas and Karen Lacy as they uncover the unusual histories of every thing around us. New episodes every Tuesday!
Ancient Studies Articles

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A blogcast of academic articles and reviews on interdisciplinary subjects within classical antiquity.

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A History of Japan

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A History of Japan

198 Episodes

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Avg Length 21m

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Latest episode 12 days ago

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A history of the people of Japan, from the prehistoric Jomon period to the modern era. WARNING: This podcast occasionally touches on subjects of human sexuality, suicide, violence, and torture.
Two Friends Talk History

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Avg Length 53m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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Two Friends Talk History is a podcast where public historian, Zofia, chats with scholars, archaeologists, researchers and more to explore fascinating histories, look behind the scenes and ask the big question that's missing in much academic discourse: so what? Why is this relevant today? Find me on Instagram at Two Friends Talk History and at ArchaeoArtist.com. Support the Pod @Patreon.com/archaeoartistBuy cool merch @ https://www.redbubble.com/people/TFTHPodcast/shop?asc=u

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Talking History

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Talking History

75 Episodes

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Avg Length 47m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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Talking History is a series of free monthly lectures hosted by the History Trust of South Australia. Each month you can hear about a different aspect of South Australia's history. We have a range of speakers from various disciplines, from history and archaeology to architecture and community research. Inspiring generations in the present through creative engagement with the past. The History Trust researches, preserves and presents the history of South Australia. We manage three museums, the State History Collection and a statewide community history program.
NPS Southwest Archeology

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Avg Length 44m

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Latest episode 3 years ago

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The National Park Service (NPS) Southwest Archeology Podcast explores archeological projects and historic preservation at NPS sites in the southwest. Get a behind-the-scenes view of how National Park Service archeology works through interviews with park staff, university researchers, and tribal partners. The show is produced by the Southern Arizona Office, and interviews include both NPS employees and partners.

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Heritage Unbounded

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Heritage Unbounded

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Avg Length 39m

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Explore Global Heritage Issues: No Borders, Just Microphones Join your host, Dr. Sarah Chicone, Director of Johns Hopkins University's Cultural Heritage Management graduate program, as she helps us keep our finger on the pulse of heritage in our changing world. Meet leading heritage professionals in the field and listen as they discuss the biggest challenges and accomplishments of heritage today.
Myth at the heart of the Roman Empire - for iPad/Mac/PC

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Latest episode 13 years ago

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How and why did ancient Romans use myth to validate their power? Emperor Augustus legitimised his rule by entwining his own ancestry with the mythical stories of Rome's foundation, and created a divine aura around Rome as capital of the vast empire. This album visits key emblems associated with Rome's beginnings: the Forum and the Capitoline Hill with its statue of the she-wolf and Romulus and Remus; the Emperor Augustus's palace and ceremonial altar, and the 17th Century D'Arpino frescos of foundation myths commissioned by Pope Innocent X to underpin his authority. By monumentalising and glorifying their real and legendary past, Romans painted their own history and this continues to encapsulate Roman identity today. This material forms part of The Open University course A330 Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds.

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Book & Spade

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Book & Spade

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Latest episode 7 months ago

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Defending scripture and a biblical world view through archaeology, philosophy, and science. It is the intention of this page to provide a platform for all devout Christians to examine and defend the claims of scripture regardless of denomination, in order to arrive at a clear understanding of truth. This site will provide the latest in archaeological and theological hypotheses for the reliability of the biblical narrative and common questions associated with the claims they are in. However as a disclaimer, we encourage every viewer to diligently research everything that is provided so that they can come to their own conclusion in their quest for veritas [truth]. We do not claim to possess answers that will be satisfying to every inquirer, but we do hope that or explanations will be intriguing and will spur you on in your own study of the word. God speed, and many thanks, John -- Founder of Book & Spade
AnthroAlert: An Anthropology Podcast

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AnthroAlert is a podcast recorded live on USF Bulls Radio. Each week we interview an anthropologist to learn more about their work.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Naked Archaeology, from the Naked Scientists

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Latest episode 12 years ago

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Where did the Nazca Lines come from? Who built Stonehenge, and what secrets lie concealed within Egypt's pyramids? To find out, join the Naked Archaeologists as they undress the past...
The Arts Past and Present: Mosaics - for iPad/Mac/PC

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Latest episode 14 years ago

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How can we read an image to tell us more about its ancient maker? In this album a mosaic artist, Catherine Parkinson, visits the splendidly-preserved ancient Roman mosaics at Brading Villa on the Isle of Wight. With the help of two archaeologists she discovers that the iconography reveals important clues about the villa inhabitants' world view, taste, and aspirations. Their leisure pursuits, the value placed on learning, and their views on men and women are just some of the themes revealed in the mythological narratives. Did the craftsmen bring pattern books to the villa owner so he could choose how to decorate his house, much like today? Catherine's own practical experience of mosaic-making also helps us understand the methods the Romans used to lay the mosaics. In the audio track, Open University classicist Jessica Hughes explores some of the issues surrounding interpretation of these mosaics' meanings. This material forms part of The Open University Course AA100 The arts and past and present.

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The Thinking Traveller

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The Thinking Traveller

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 8 days ago

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A series that draws on the passions, expertise and interests of Academy Travel's academic tour leaders, to bring a wealth of additional knowledge to your travels, one topic at a time. Our tour leaders talk on a range of topics and interests related to travel, covering history, culture, archaeology, architecture, the visual arts and the performing arts.
Naked Archaeology, from the Naked Scientists

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 12 years ago

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Where did the Nazca Lines come from? Who built Stonehenge, and what secrets lie concealed within Egypt's pyramids? To find out, join the Naked Archaeologists as they undress the past...

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Gods & Moviemakers

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Gods & Moviemakers

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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Gods & Moviemakers is a podcast for religion / history nerds and movie lovers. Each episode will explore how the stories we tell on screen have been shaped by myth, ritual, belief, the Bible, and the ancient world. Movies are chosen based on the season's theme, such as "divine encounters", "revenge", or "apocalypse". With an expert guest invited to join each episode’s light-hearted discussion, prepare to learn and have fun alongside hosts, Joe Scales and Katie Turner.

Subscribers will gain access to extra content after each main episode broadcast. Become a subscriber at https://plus.acast.com/s/godsandmoviemakers.



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Peopling the Past

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Peopling the Past

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Avg Length 30m

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Latest episode 11 months ago

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Join host Dr. Chelsea Gardner and co-hosts Dr. Carolyn Laferièrre and Dr. Melissa Funke for a journey through under-explored aspects of archaeology, history, and everyday life in the ancient Mediterranean. Every week we feature an expert whose cutting-edge research sheds light on the real people who lived in ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, and beyond. Follow us on Twitter @peoplingthepast with the #peoplingpodcast, on Instagram and Facebook @peoplingthepast, and on our website peoplingthepast.com.
World Archaeology - Audio

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Avg Length 7m

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Latest episode 13 years ago

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How do archaeologists investigate and understand ancient sites and civilisations? Interpreting archaeological evidence accurately and methodically is the key to obtaining a critical perspective on the development of the human race. This album provides an introduction to archaeology and its methodologies for excavation of sites that can be more than 12000 years old. Like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle but without a picture guide, archaeologists can establish how cities and civilisations developed, why humans started farming, and how empires formed and collapsed. This material forms part of The Open University course A251 World archaeology.
Hidden Heritage: National Heritage Week Podcast Series

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Ancient Art Podcast, Ancient Worlds

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Avg Length 9m

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Latest episode 3 years ago

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Ancient Worlds is the audio series of the Ancient Art Podcast where we choose a single work of art as a launchpad for inspiration. Here we unpack the stories, history, myths, and culture from antiquity through a modern lens and with tongue firmly planted in cheek. The Ancient Art Podcast explores the art and culture of the Ancient Mediterranean World with host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. Each episode features detailed examinations of exemplary works from the Art Institute of Chicago and other notable collections in addition to broad themes and concepts of Ancient Mediterranean art and culture.
SAGE Anthropology & Archaeology

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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Welcome to the official free Podcast site from SAGE Publications for Anthropology & Archaeology. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.