7th Grade History

A curated episode list by
Creation Date October 14th, 2020
 1 person likes this
Have something to share?Create your own list of podcasts or episodes!
  1. In A.D. 64, a great fire consumed Rome for six days and seven nights. Some rumors speculated that Nero set the fire, and even played a fiddle as the city burned. Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn if this is fact or fiction. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
  2. What is happiness? To answer this question, our resident history buffs turn back the clock and take a closer look at ancient Greek philosophy, from Herodotus to Epicurus. Learn more in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
  3. Carthage was a trading hub of the ancient world, challenging the budding Roman Republic. In 264 B.C., Rome and Carthage began the Punic Wars, which continued for more than a century. Tune in to learn more about the rise -- and fall -- of Carthage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
  4. While the crucifixion of Jesus is the most most well-known instance of this type of execution, crucifixion was a practice that was both common and taboo all over the Greco-Roman world for almost 1,000 years. Read the show notes here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
  5. Of all the Crusades, the Fourth Crusade was the least successful: It created a permanent divide between Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches. But what exactly went wrong? Tune in and learn more in this podcast. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
  6. "the Last Fight In The Coliseum" by Charlotte Yonge -The year is 404 -A.D. Rome is changing under the new direction of Christian emperors. The Roman Coliseum is still home to 86,000 spectators all demanding entertainment, and all very conditioned to spectacles of death and bloodshed. All that is about to come to an end. Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823-1901) was a prolific English writer known for the quality of her output. She started to publish in 1848 and managed to produce 160 different works, mostly novels. Much of her work was in children's literature. This show provides an introduction to our new show, 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales, which will feature mostly short stories from classic writers such as Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, Louisa May Alcott, and many more. A link to the new 1001 Classic Short Stories show can be found top right at www/1001storiespodcast.com. Enjoy!May 2018 Update  Check out our new E Book at Amazon!  (and leave us a kind review) Thank You! https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+1001+classic+short+stories
  7. In the 430s the Romans dealt with increasingly agressive and confident barbarian tribes living both inside and outside the traditional borders of the Empire. 
  8. After failing to secure a deal with Honorius, Alaric sacked Rome in August of 410. It was the first time the Eternal City had been sacked in 800 years. 
  9. Life in Rome began at dawn and lasted until sunset. Work was done in the mornings while the afternoon was reserved for recreation.  
  10. Marriage was one of the key institutions of Roman culture and many of the traditions surrounding weddings persist today.

Join Podchaser to...

  • Rate podcasts and episodes
  • Follow podcasts and creators
  • Create podcast and episode lists
  • & much more