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Norse America: The Story of a Founding Myth
Videoby Kelly Macquire

Norse America: The Story of a Founding Myth

In our interview with Gordon Campbell, we chat all about his new book Norse America: The Story of a Founding Myth. The book tells two stories. One story is that of the Norse proceeding in the 10th and 11th century from mainland Scandinavia...
Female Viking Warriors in History: Legendary Valkyries Shield Maidens
Videoby Kelly Macquire

Female Viking Warriors in History: Legendary Valkyries Shield Maidens

From the sagas, the most famous type of female Viking warrior was the shield maiden who took up arms and fought side by side in battle with the men. Mirroring them in the spiritual world is the Valkyries (whose name literally means choosers...
Jan Zizka: One of the Greatest Generals in History
Videoby History Uncovered

Jan Zizka: One of the Greatest Generals in History

Jan Žižka was a Czech military commander during the medieval Hussite Wars of (1419 - 1436) that took place in central Europe. He is remembered for his introduction of war wagons into medieval warfare: a mobile armored cart that allowed...
The History of Philosophy: Origins of Ancient Philosophy Around the Globe
Videoby Kelly Macquire

The History of Philosophy: Origins of Ancient Philosophy Around the Globe

In honour of World Philosophy Day on November 18th, we are bringing you an introduction to the history of philosophy, and the origins of ancient philosophy from around the world! What is philosophy you may be asking? Well, the word philosophy...
History of the Phoenicians: The Maritime Superpowers of the Mediterranean
Videoby Kelly Macquire

History of the Phoenicians: The Maritime Superpowers of the Mediterranean

The Phoenicians were the maritime superpowers of the Mediterranean. Their culture flourished and was at its most powerful between 1500 and 332 BCE when Alexander the Great entered the region and decimated the cities and their populations...
Lucius Verus - The Overlooked Emperor #16 Roman History Documentary Series
Videoby The SPQR Historian

Lucius Verus - The Overlooked Emperor #16 Roman History Documentary Series

On this channel we focus on Roman History and right now we're doing a video on every Roman Emperor, if you're interested in that subscribe or watch the playlist here: https://bit.ly/32CUA2g Narration by: Alexander Dobby www.alexanderdoddy.com...
Antoninus Pius - The Good Emperor #15 Roman History Documentary Series
Videoby The SPQR Historian

Antoninus Pius - The Good Emperor #15 Roman History Documentary Series

Antoninus, one of Rome's best Emperors, but his reign is almost forgotten and he has been written off as a stop-gap Emperor. But no other Emperor is so highly praised for his moral character, for which he earned the additive Pius...
Boudicca's Rebellion
Videoby The SPQR Historian

Boudicca's Rebellion

Boudicca's rebellion may have ultimately failed but she is now seen as a modern-day heroine. Historians have remarked on how the Iceni queen is an icon of British history and a symbol of British freedom and female power.
Bjorn Ironside: the Legendary Viking Warrior From the Historical Sagas
Videoby Kelly Macquire

Bjorn Ironside: the Legendary Viking Warrior From the Historical Sagas

You may know him from the TV series Vikings, but Bjorn Ironside is a legendary Viking known from the medieval stories and historical sagas of raiding alongside his father Ragnar Lothbrok and his brothers, with the most well known being Ivar...
7 Surprising Stories from Herodotus' Histories
Videoby Kelly Macquire

7 Surprising Stories from Herodotus' Histories

The ancient historian Herodotus was a Greek writer who lived in the midst of the 5th century BCE. He is known as the Father of History which was a title first given to him by the Roman orator Cicero for his famous work The Histories. In this...
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