Giants of History

A Society, Culture and History podcast
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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this “Patreon Preview” episode, we tell the story of the events that put Ronald Reagan’s name on the front page of a newspaper for the first time in his life.  He was seventeen.  We hope you enjoy!  For exclusive access to “Giant…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fourth episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we explore the reconnaissance mission that Churchill joins aboard an armored train in eastern South Africa, which is scheduled to travel north out of Estcourt headed towards La…
This episode explores the continuing evolution of this show and what I’m hoping to accomplish with the podcast in 2019.  It also addresses the frequency with which this show gets published and touches on a new podcast I’m hoping to produce. To support Giants of History, go to www.patreon.com/giant…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this third episode of our series on Winston Churchill, we explore Churchill's arrival in South Africa for the Boer War, his race from Cape Town to Natal, and his arrival at Estcourt where he plans to join a reconnaissance mission …
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is the second in a short series that covers one of the greatest escape stories in modern history…and the hero of this story is none other, than Winston Churchill. We hope you enjoy! For exclusive access to “Giants o…
Welcome all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is a preview of the work I'm publishing for supporters of the podcast via Patreon.  To become a supporter, and get instant access to thirteen all new, extra episodes of Giants of History, please click the patreon.com/giantsofhi…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is the first in a short series that covers one of the greatest escape stories in modern history…and the hero of this story is none other, than Winston Churchill. We hope you enjoy! For exclusive access to “Giants of Hist…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is a “Giants of History Special” in which we explore a much more recent story than we have in the past.  And while it may sound like pure fiction, it is 100% true.  We hope you enjoy! Gohistorypodcast.com | @giantshisto…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! This episode is a preview of the work I’m publishing on the show’s Patreon page.  The full length episode is available to monthly supporters of Giants of History.  To become a supporter, and get access to this episode as well as all …
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this thirteenth and final episode in part one of our series on Cleopatra, we explore in great detail the assassination of Julius Caesar, as well as the impact his death had on Cleopatra’s immediate future, and ultimately, her li…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this twelfth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we continue to explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar, including the many bad omens that appeared as the Ides of March approached.  We hope you enjoy!…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this “Patreon Preview” we get a sneak peek at the latest episode published for supporters of the podcast on Patreon… “FDR: Steel Soul” To become a supporter of the podcast and get immediate access to eight new Giants of Histor…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eleventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar and some of the conspirators who spearheaded the charge.  We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this tenth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra and Caesar’s reunion in Rome as well as cover some of the events that occur while Cleopatra is in the city.  We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show a…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this ninth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s long journey from Egypt to Rome, and the lead up to her reunion with Julius Caesar.  We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show are now available at ww…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this eighth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the cruise Cleopatra and Caesar take up the Nile after the War for Alexandria ends, the birth of their baby Caesarion, and the triumphs celebrated by Caesar upon his ret…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this seventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the War for Alexandria and the impact the war has on the relationship between Cleopatra and Caesar.  We hope you enjoy! All new episodes of the show are now available…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this sixth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the immediate aftermath of the first meeting between Cleopatra and Julius Caesar and the events that their union that evening causes.  We hope you enjoy! This episode of G…
Welcome to the last show of 2017 for Giants of History!  In this mini episode/show update, we discuss the difference between the time designations BCE/CE and BC/AD.  We also provide a brief update on what's to come in 2018.  We hope you enjoy!
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fifth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we take some time to explore the history of Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great, as it's their rivalry, and subsequent civil war, which will eventually bring Caesar to Egypt.  And it i…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this fourth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s first three years as Pharaoh of Egypt and the power struggle that rages between her and her younger brother and co-ruler, Ptolemy XIII.  We hope you enjoy! Th…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this third episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the famous first meeting of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, as well as the places and experiences that forged her formidable intellect and education.  We hope you enjoy! This…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In the second episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s family and aspects of her early childhood.  We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com Visit audibletrial.com/hist…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In the first episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the historical path of Cleopatra’s ascension to the throne of Egypt, as well as the world into which she would ultimately be born and have to fight for power in.  We hope yo…
Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast! In this introductory episode to our new series on Cleopatra, we explore some of the misunderstandings and lesser known facts about the legendary queen and her reign.  We hope you enjoy! This episode of Giants of History was brought …
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Podcast Details
Started
Jul 1st, 2015
Latest Episode
Mar 7th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
86
Avg. Episode Length
27 minutes

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