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Warriors of History
60 minutes | 2 years ago
Guardian of Scotland
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.
61 minutes | 2 years ago
Sir William Wallace
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.
45 minutes | 2 years ago
Battle of Thermopylae
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.
38 minutes | 2 years ago
This is Sparta
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.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
Roman Gladiators | Part 3 ~ Gladiator combat: A day at the games
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.
48 minutes | 2 years ago
Roman Gladiators | Part 2 ~ Different Gladiator types & Weapons
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.
20 minutes | 2 years ago
Roman Gladiators | Part 1 ~ Becoming a Gladiator
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.
3 minutes | 2 years ago
Welcome to Warriors of History Podcast
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.
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