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History by the Century
67 minutes | Dec 21, 2020
The 4th Century CE- Part 3
Who was the 4th century Colonel Sanders? Has there ever been a Tsunami in the Mediterranean sea? We'll also talk about Africa, the Bantu migration, India and the Guptas, Ambrose- the bishop of Milan, and Theodosius. Also check out our brand new segment: "Who in the world are you talking about?"
65 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
The 4th Century CE- Part 2
What is the worst jerky in the history of mankind? What do World War 1 Germans have to do with 4th century steppe people? We'll also cover the year 378, Mesoamerica, China, Japan, Adrianople, Julian, and the Huns. Also who was "Bizarro Constantine" and why did Edward Gibbon really really really like him. We'll also cover the super simple invention that changed the next 1000 years and how to be "that guy" when you're watching a movie.
49 minutes | Oct 2, 2020
The 4th Century CE- Part 1
Who was the "Forest Gump" of the 4th century? How did he change the world down to our time? Did he really inspire a Beatles tune and will Shiloh sing it? Can currency be propaganda? Who was the youngest King in all of history? Find out in part one of the 4th century. Also learn about Shapur II and Constantine.
57 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
Bonus Episode: Roman Legions with guest host Mike Smith
Why were the Roman Legions dominant in the western world for centuries? Why did they beat out the Greek Phalanx? What do a porcupine, a tortoise, and a greased pig have to do with any of this? Find out with Dave, Shiloh, and special guest Mike Smith for this bonus episode spanning centuries of history of the Roman Legions.
46 minutes | Jun 7, 2020
The 3rd Century CE Bonus Episode: Diocletian
How did Diocletian and Aurelian save Rome from the crisis of the 3rd century? How did Diocletian inadvertently set up Feudal Europe and the Byzantine Empire for the next 1000 years? And how would you like to pay taxes without using money? What is the Tetrarchy and why are we talking about cabbages? Also goth kids and the fantastic 4 somehow find their way in too.
57 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
The 3rd Century CE
How did a 3rd century Justin Bieber affect hundreds of millions of people today? What is the crisis of the 3rd Century? And why did we post a picture of Queen Zenobia holding a Zima? We'll also talk about 3rd century inventions and the Han dynasty in China.
59 minutes | May 5, 2020
The 2nd Century CE
Who was the Leonard Nimoy of the second Century CE? What invention in 105 CE China do you still use every day? And fill in the blank: Hadrian's..... We'll also feature our multiple choice trivia question of the day, "would you rather," and as always, our fake sponsor as we cover history by the century- the second century CE.
55 minutes | Apr 17, 2020
The 1st Century CE
What is the luxury cell phone of the 1st century? How did the Romans encircle Jerusalem with pointed stakes? And is Nero the Billy Joel of Roman Emperors? These questions and more will be answered in episode one- the 1st century CE. Also, we'll have our trivia question of the day, "would you rather", and a word from our fake sponsor.
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