The History of Egypt Podcast Podcast

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Dynasty 4: Eternal Lovers.Around 2590 BCE, prince Rahotep embarked on a career in government. He had a pretty remarkable job...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2013/03/21/mini-episode-prince-of-beers/
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Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Remaster: Great King SneferuKing Sneferu was one of the greatest rulers in the Old Kingdom. From 2615 - 2570 BCE he built three magnificent pyramids, inaugurating a new era of monumental construction and achievement. Meanwhile, royal family members and foreign neighbours experienced the various aspects of royal power. This is a big tale with wars, monuments, royal family politics and even some old fashioned ship-building...Time period: circa 2615 - 2570 BCE.Kings: Sneferu, Dynasty 4Notable sites: Meidum and Dahshur.Episode Images and Bibliography at the websiteThe History of Egypt Podcast is on Patreon! Enjoy perks and exclusives at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcastMusic by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com
Senuseret I (Part 4): Money Money Honey.Gold drives empires today, and the ancient Egyptians were no different. Senuseret I sends warriors into Nubia, the Sinai Peninsula and the Eastern Desert. They go in search of precious metals, resources needed for the King's monuments...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2014/10/20/episode-37-imperial-projects/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Amenemhat II (Part 1): International Fame.Around 1927 BCE, King Amenemhat II (Nub-Kau-Re) came to power. His reign was peaceful and prosperous, and many treasures emerge from this period...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2014/11/04/episode-38-burial-rites/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Amenemhat II (Part 2): Fabulous Wealth.Around 1920 BCE, Egypt was prospering. Trade brought wealth from foreign lands, and many exotic goods found their way into royal and non-royal caches. Some of these treasures survive, and have been recovered by archaeologists...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2014/11/19/episode-39-the-wealth-of-asia/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dynasty 5: Quick Successions.After the death of King Sahure, the throne changed hands twice in quick succession. We follow the reigns of Nefer-ir-ka-Re and then Ra-nefer-ef in one episode. This time period is a bit murky, but we'll get through it. Oh, and there's another powerful Queen to contend with...Date: c.2487 - 2445 BCE.https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2013/06/01/episode-12-i-make-the-soul-beautiful/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Life in Bronze Age Syria and the Levant (Part Two, 1800 - 1700 BCE).In 2017, we released a charity series to raise money for victims of the Syrian crisis. Now, I release those episodes to you, so that the ongoing conflict will not be forgotten. This is Part Two, in which we explore the city-state of Mari, and its monumental prosperity: a success story that drew the attention of the legendary king, Hammurabi of Babylon...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2018/05/02/syrian-tales-free-release/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dynasty 6: New Ideas.Around 2414 BCE, King Djed-Ka-Re ("The Ka of Re Endures") came to power. He was an effective and innovative ruler, who reformed the government, and left a surprisingly rich record...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2013/07/09/episode-15-the-enduring-ka/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dynasty 4: Sneferu's Wonders.Around 2610 BCE, King Sneferu ("One Who Makes Beautiful Things") is the beginning of a golden age for the land. The Egyptians begin a spate of monument-building and develop the first True Pyramid. There are a couple mistakes along the way...Time period: circa 2620 - 2580 BCE.Kings: Se-neferu (Snefru).Notable sites: Meidum; Dashur.Episode images at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.comThe History of Egypt Podcast is on Patreon! Enjoy perks and exclusives at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcastSupport the show at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/support-the-show/Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Assassin's Creed Origins sees video-game players visiting ancient Egypt (c.50 BCE). From the desert oases to the city of Alexandria, the Faiyum to the Pyramids, you can now explore a fully-realised version of ancient Egypt.But how does the game play, and is it historical enough? Today I explore some of the history behind it, and what the game does right.Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.comMusic by Brandon and Derek Fiechter https://dbfiechter.bandcamp.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dynasty 11: A Forgotten King.At the end of Dynasty 11, there is a "gap" in the royal king list. The Turin Canon records the seven years of Montuhotep IV as a time when "no king reigned." On top of this, no royal images or records survive from his reign. Who is this man, and why is he lost?...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2014/06/25/episode-31-seven-empty-years/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dynasty 4: Khufu and the Great Pyramid.In 2590 BCE, King Khnum-Khufu ("Khnum Protects Him") came to power. His reign lasted more than 20 years, and witnessed the largest building project in history: the Great Pyramid of Giza rises above the Nile Valley...Time period: circa 2580 - 2550 BCE.Kings: Khnum-Khufu (Cheops / Khufu).Notable sites: Giza.https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2013/03/25/episode-6-the-ram-god-protects-him/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Thutmose III (Part 10): The End of a Mighty Reign.From 1450 to 1441, Thutmose lived out the last nine years of his reign. He commanded one last expedition; oversaw building projects, and brought his tomb to completion. Finally, he had to prepare for the succession, and his own inevitable death...Images and Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2017/05/15/episode-76-54-years-of-splendour/Correction: at 48:10, I refer to the date of Amunhotep II's co-regency as 1441. This should be 1444 BCE. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Ahmose I (Part 2): Crown on the Rise.Around 1540 BCE, Ahmose I chased his enemies to their utter destruction. Following the victory, he helped set the government of Egypt back on its feet. Stability began to return...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2015/12/08/episode-56-b-restoring-splendour/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Interlude: A Princess Becomes Queen, a Prince Becomes Heir.In 1370 BCE, the same year as the Sed-Festival, pharaoh Amunhotep III made two interesting decisions. He made his eldest daughter his wife, and named his eldest (surviving) son as heir to the throne. In a short side-episode, we explore these events and their significance...Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.comEpisode images at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.comSupport the Podcast via Paypal or Patreon https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/support-the-show/ and https://patreon.com/egyptpodcast For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dynasty 12: A Woman King.Around 1776 BCE, the 12th Dynasty was dwindled away. Before it vanished, it produced one last remarkable figure. Please welcome Neferu-Sobek, a woman ruling as a King...https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2015/07/28/episode-50-between-two-worlds/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Second Intermediate Period (Part 2): Invaders!Around 1650 BCE, the 13th Dynasty crumbled away. Foreigners moving into Egypt over previous centuries now consolidated their power. Or was it an invasion?Images and Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2015/09/29/episode-53-rulers-of-foreign-lands/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
A Tour and CruiseHi everyone, by request of listeners I am considering leading a tour in August or September 2020. This will include a Nile Cruise for part of the journey, and be a wonderful trip through ancient Egypt. If you are interested, drop me an email at egyptpodcast@gmail.com. This isn't a commitment or booking, I'd just like to get a sense of numbers before putting plans into action. So, if you're open to the idea, drop me an email. Thanks! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Religious Year (Parts 8-9): Onions for Bastet.Months 8 and 9 were big on drinking and eating, with some strange rituals to go along with them. We meet Bastet (the cat) and Renen-utet (the snake), two goddesses who were friends to farmers. As the harvest season began, all looked towards the growth of the fields...Images and Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2017/10/10/mini-episode-onion-festivities/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Akhenaten (Part 2): The Great Queen(s)...In 1361 BCE, Amunhotep IV was settled into his power. It was time to find a queen - his choice would be one of Egypt's most famous women...This episode covers Amunhotep's diplomatic engagements with Mitanni and the first appearance (and origins) of Nefertiti. Also, we present part 2 of our interview with Dr. Joyce Tyldesley of Manchester University...Time period: c.1361 BCE (regnal year 2).Queens: Nefertiti (Nefer-neferu-Aten Neferet-Iti); Queen Mother Tiye; Yuni of Mitanni.Kings: Amunhotep IV (Nefer-kheperu-Re Wa-en-Re); Tushratta of Mitanni.Notable sites: Karnak (Ipet-Sut); West Bank of Thebes (Waset); Kingdom of Mitanni (Mesopotamia).Images and Bibliography at https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2019/04/24/nefertiti-episode-109/ ...Support the show at www.patreon.com/egyptpodcast ...Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Akhenaten (Part 4): Aten Above All.In 1360 BCE, regnal year 3, King Nefer-kheperu-Re Amunhotep IV made some of his most startling decisions yet. Promoting the sun disc, Aten, even further, Amunhotep began to give the god royal accessories (cartouches, uraei etc) and present it as a being tied intimately with the pharaoh. This culminated in an unprecedented event: a Sed-Festival, celebrated at Karnak, and shared by the King and God together...Time period: c.1360 BCE (regnal year 3)King: Amunhotep IV (Nefer-kheperu-Re Wa-en-Re)Queen: Nefertiti (Nefer-neferu-Aten Neferet-iti)Locations: Waset (Thebes); the Wadi HammamatJoin the Agora Podcast Network at Intelligent Speech Conference for a day of panel discussions, live podcast recording and more! Use the discount code egypt to get 5% off your ticket! https://www.intelligentspeechconference.com/Join the History of Egypt Podcast on Flick Chat, for friendly discussion about all things ancient Egypt, previews of episodes and memes! Link: https://flickchat.page.link/uaFoPuMyPGhograa6Patreon: join the Podcast and gain exclusive perks at our Patreon Page www.patreon.com/egyptpodcast. Website: See images and references at the Podcast Website... https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2019/06/05/the-royal-gods-episode-111/Music: this episode's music by Keith Zizza...http://www.keithzizza.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Question: What does "Pharaoh" mean?A quick look at the word "Pharaoh:" what it means, how it came about, and why I very rarely use it in the Podcast (until now).https://egyptianhistorypodcast.com/2017/01/26/mini-episode-the-first-pharaohs/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Podcast Details
Started
Dec 31st, 2012
Latest Episode
Jan 30th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
206
Avg. Episode Length
31 minutes
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