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A.D. History Podcast

Weaving a Tapestry of World History from 1AD to HD

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Introducing the A.D. History Podcast
Do you ever wonder about the history you've missed? The new A.D. History Podcast explores the last 2000 years of history in a whole new way. The post Introducing the A.D. History Podcast appeared first on TGNR.
01:30 8/6/19
The World of Baby Jesus & Rise of Wang Mang | 1AD -10AD
The world baby Jesus was born into was more turbulent than we realize, and Wang Mang’s rise in the Han Dynasty would make Machiavelli proud. The post The World of Baby Jesus & Rise of Wang Mang | 1AD -10AD appeared first on TGNR.
64:15 8/6/19
The Death of Wang Mang, Augustus, and the Roman Republic | 11AD – 20AD
In episode 2, 11AD - 20AD, Paul and Patrick explore the Xin Dynasty of Wang Mang, the death of Augustus, and end of the Roman Republic. The post The Death of Wang Mang, Augustus, and the Roman Republic | 11AD – 20AD appeared first on TGNR.
74:56 9/21/19
Murder of Germanicus Cold Case & Strabo’s The Geography | 21AD – 30AD
In episode 3 of the A.D. History Podcast, we probe the Germanicus murder cold case, and see the Roman world in Strabo's The Geography. The post Murder of Germanicus Cold Case & Strabo’s The Geography | 21AD – 30AD appeared first on TGNR.
119:45 11/18/19
Historical Jesus: What Do We Know? & Founding the Kushan Empire | 31AD – 40AD
In today’s A.D. History Podcast, we probe what historians know about the historical Jesus. As well as learn the origins of the Kushan Empire. The post Historical Jesus: What Do We Know? & Founding the Kushan Empire | 31AD – 40AD appeared first on TGNR.
113:02 12/21/19
Caligula: Truly a Mad Emperor? & Roman Conquest of Britain | 41AD – 50AD Feat. Kristen E. Strubberg
Did Roman emperor Caligula suffer from mental illness? Guest Kristen E. Strubberg explores further. Also, why did Rome finally invade Britain? The post Caligula: Truly a Mad Emperor? & Roman Conquest of Britain | 41AD – 50AD Feat. Kristen E. Strubberg appeared first on TGNR.
80:45 2/4/20
Boudicca Resists Rome & The Aeolipile: The Unknown FIRST Steam Engine | 51AD – 60AD
Boudicca's resistance against Rome remains British legend. Yet the Aeolipile - the first steam engine 2,000 years ago - remains obscure. The post Boudicca Resists Rome & The Aeolipile: The Unknown FIRST Steam Engine | 51AD – 60AD appeared first on TGNR.
96:03 2/24/20
Buddhism Arrives in China & Halley’s Comet in the First Jewish-Roman War | 61AD – 70AD
Buddhism's arrival in China forever changes Chinese culture, and Halley's Comet playing a unique role in the First Jewish-Roman War. The post Buddhism Arrives in China & Halley’s Comet in the First Jewish-Roman War | 61AD – 70AD appeared first on TGNR.
93:04 4/11/20
Second Temple Destruction, Siege of Masada Fortress & Roman Colosseum Construction | 71AD – 80AD
When the Romans destroy the Second Temple of Jerusalem, and successfully siege Masada; they celebrate by building the famed Roman Colosseum. The post Second Temple Destruction, Siege of Masada Fortress & Roman Colosseum Construction | 71AD – 80AD appeared first on TGNR.
95:47 5/13/20
Rome Eyes Ireland & Domitian the Despot | 81AD – 90AD Feat. J.J. McCullough
How close did Rome come to invading Ireland? Also, how did Domitian create his Roman despotism? We are joined by guest J.J. McCullough. The post Rome Eyes Ireland & Domitian the Despot | 81AD – 90AD Feat. J.J. McCullough appeared first on TGNR.
116:02 6/15/20
Trajan: The People’s Emperor? & Kushan Empire Contact with Han China | 91AD-100AD
Trajan is one of Rome's "Five Good Emperors,” and his shocking common touch set him apart. While the Kushan Empire formally contacts China. The post Trajan: The People’s Emperor? & Kushan Empire Contact with Han China | 91AD-100AD appeared first on TGNR.
91:24 8/16/20
Trung Sisters, Destruction of Pompeii & More! | What We Missed 1st Century A.D.
From the Vietnamese Trung sisters, the fate of Pompeii, and fire of Rome; Paul and Patrick cover what they missed in the 1st Century A.D.! The post Trung Sisters, Destruction of Pompeii & More! | What We Missed 1st Century A.D. appeared first on TGNR.
58:31 9/20/20
What Was The Relationship Like Between Rome & Ancient Greece? & Exploring the Hopewell Tradition | 101AD-110AD Feat. Ryan Stitt
Paul & Patrick are joined by Ryan Stitt to explore the relationship between Rome and Ancient Greece; and also delve into the Hopewell Tradition. The post What Was The Relationship Like Between Rome & Ancient Greece? & Exploring the Hopewell Tradition | 101AD-110AD Feat. Ryan Stitt appeared first on TGNR.
87:22 10/11/20
Kama Sutra: The TRUE Story & The Enduring Roman Pantheon | 111AD-120AD
This episode of A.D. History is sponsored by NordVPN. Go to https://NordVPN.com/adhistory and use code ADHISTORY to get 68% off a 2-year plan, plus 1 additional month free. Learn how a VPN works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCWNRzoQGis. The Kama Sutra is a greatly misunderstood book today; a true history almost unknown. We also explore an architectural marvel of the Pantheon. The post Kama Sutra: The TRUE Story & The Enduring Roman Pantheon | 111AD-120AD appeared first on TGNR.
68:15 10/31/20
Hadrian Builds a Wall & Zhang Heng: China’s da Vinci? | 121AD-130AD
Today Paul and Patrick examine why Hadrian built his wall, and introduce the Chinese Renaissance man, Zhang Heng. The post Hadrian Builds a Wall & Zhang Heng: China’s da Vinci? | 121AD-130AD appeared first on TGNR.
74:19 11/14/20
The Kitos War & Bar Kokhba Revolt | 131AD-140AD F/ Sam Aronow
Special Black Friday deal! Go to https://NordVPN.com/adhistory and use code ADHISTORY to get 68% off a 2 year plan plus 4 additional months free. It’s risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee! Learn how a VPN works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCWNRzoQGis. Did the Jewish people ever have a chance to return to Jerusalem under Roman Rule? Was Hadrian as good an emperor as he's often made out to be? Well, do we have a story and interview for you! The post The Kitos War & Bar Kokhba Revolt | 131AD-140AD F/ Sam Aronow appeared first on TGNR.
99:07 11/28/20
Juvenal The Satirist & How The Hell We Got The Five Good Emperors | 141AD-150AD
Special Holiday deal! Go to https://NordVPN.com/adhistory and use code ADHISTORY to get 68% off a 2 year plan plus 4 additional months free. It’s risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee! Learn how a VPN works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCWNRzoQGis Juvenal the Satirist gives a look at Rome's underbelly, & we solve how we got the idea of the Five Good Emperors - with surprising results. The post Juvenal The Satirist & How The Hell We Got The Five Good Emperors | 141AD-150AD appeared first on TGNR.
128:59 12/12/20
Monty Python’s Life of Brian REVIEW | A.D. HISTORY WATCHES
For the holiday season we debut the series "A.D. HISTORY WATCHES," reviewing as historians the satire classic "Monty Python's Life of Brian." The post Monty Python’s Life of Brian REVIEW | A.D. HISTORY WATCHES appeared first on TGNR.
63:31 12/25/20
Who Wrote the Gospels? | 151AD-160AD
Paul and Patrick answer the question: Who Wrote the Gospels? While exploring Marcion of Sinope inspiring the idea of a New Testament canon. The post Who Wrote the Gospels? | 151AD-160AD appeared first on TGNR.
91:53 1/16/21
Antonine Plague Vs. Today & What Was The Relationship Between Rome and Han Dynasty China? | 161AD-170AD
Go to https://NordVPN.com/adhistory and use code ADHISTORY to get a 2-year plan plus 1 additional month with a huge discount. It’s risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee! We see how Rome fought the Antonine Plague compared to COVID-19 today, and uncover the unusual relationship between Rome & Han Dynasty China. The post Antonine Plague Vs. Today & What Was The Relationship Between Rome and Han Dynasty China? | 161AD-170AD appeared first on TGNR.
91:38 1/30/21
Commodus on the Couch & The All-In-One Gospel: The Diatessaron | 171AD-180AD F/ Kristen E Strubberg
How accurate was Gladiator (2000) in its portrayal of Commodus‘s mental health? Why did Tatian create an all-in-one gospel the Diatessaron? The post Commodus on the Couch & The All-In-One Gospel: The Diatessaron | 171AD-180AD F/ Kristen E Strubberg appeared first on TGNR.
101:32 2/13/21
Yellow Turban Rebellion & Galen: A Father of Modern Medicine You Never Knew About | 181AD-190AD
The Yellow Turban Rebellion help set the collapse of the Eastern Han Dynasty; while Galen of Pergamon helped propel medicine into modernity. The post Yellow Turban Rebellion & Galen: A Father of Modern Medicine You Never Knew About | 181AD-190AD appeared first on TGNR.
83:32 2/27/21
Han Dynasty Death Rattle & The Mystery of Queen Himiko | 191AD-200AD
The Han Dynasty collapse occurs in it‘s final hour and swan song; and what can we know of Japan’s elusive Queen Himiko? The post Han Dynasty Death Rattle & The Mystery of Queen Himiko | 191AD-200AD appeared first on TGNR.
70:23 3/13/21
Antonine Wall, Invention of Paper, Year of the FIVE Emperors & More! | WHAT WE MISSED 2nd CENTURY
From the Antonine Wall to The Year of the Five Emperors, in the 2nd Century we haven't been able to cover it all. Now they get their due! The post Antonine Wall, Invention of Paper, Year of the FIVE Emperors & More! | WHAT WE MISSED 2nd CENTURY appeared first on TGNR.
72:00 3/27/21
The Emergence of Septimius Severus & The Campaigns of Cao Cao | 201AD-210AD
Severus creates a dynasty playing a key role in the Crisis of The Third Century. While Cao Cao fights to bring former Han lands into his grip. The post The Emergence of Septimius Severus & The Campaigns of Cao Cao | 201AD-210AD appeared first on TGNR.
95:47 4/10/21
The Art of War: Intelligence and Covert Ops & The Last Emperor of the Han Dynasty | 211AD-220AD
Today we explore the intersection of The Art of War, Cao Cao, and the work’s immense influence on the history of intelligence; as well as look into the unusual life of the last Han emperor. The post The Art of War: Intelligence and Covert Ops & The Last Emperor of the Han Dynasty | 211AD-220AD appeared first on TGNR.
94:01 4/25/21
Founding the Sassanid Empire & Elagabalus: The Roman Emperor Who Wasn’t Truly Roman? | 221AD-230AD
The Sassanid Empire overcomes the Parthians by storm, and Emperor Elagabalus proves to be an emperor who isn’t that Roman at all. The post Founding the Sassanid Empire & Elagabalus: The Roman Emperor Who Wasn’t Truly Roman? | 221AD-230AD appeared first on TGNR.
87:18 5/8/21
How Did The Crisis Of The Third Century Begin For Rome? | 231AD-240AD
The Crisis of the Third Century, Rome’s top inner struggle at this point, starts with Severus Alexander’s loss to the Sassanids, and Maximinus Thrax‘s bloody rule. The post How Did The Crisis Of The Third Century Begin For Rome? | 231AD-240AD appeared first on TGNR.
97:40 5/24/21
Korea Stands Up to Cao Wei & Who Exactly Were the Sassanids? | 241AD-250AD
One of the Korean Three Kingdoms stands up to Cao Wei, and we take a much closer look as to who the Sassanids were as a civilization. The post Korea Stands Up to Cao Wei & Who Exactly Were the Sassanids? | 241AD-250AD appeared first on TGNR.
60:47 6/5/21
Why Did The Roman Economy Fail In The Third Century? | 251AD-260AD
A special guest dives into how the ancient Roman economy worked, and what lead to it's near collapse in the Crisis of the Third Century. The post Why Did The Roman Economy Fail In The Third Century? | 251AD-260AD appeared first on TGNR.
103:18 6/19/21

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