History of Germany Podcast

A podcast on the history of Germans.

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056: The Stone Bridge of Regensburg


The stone bridge in Regensburg, built in 1135, has been through a lot. It's the oldest standing bridge in Germany and also spans some 300 meters. It's an heirloom of German history that even has its own lore around it. Swedes destroying one o...


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 2019-05-01  58m
 
 

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 2019-03-03  1h10m
 
 

055: Staufer (Hohenstaufen) I: Conrad III and the 2nd Crusade


The first monarch to start off the Staufer dynasty (often Hohenstaufen in English after their castle) is Conrad III. His reign is marked by difficulties and spends time practically to poor to leave Parma, starts his career as an anti-king, goes to Jeru...


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 2019-02-18  57m
 
 

054: Medieval Medicine and Science: Hildegard of Bingen


Saint Hildegard is one of only four women Doctors of the Church. A 12th century visionary and medical author, Hildegard is making a pretty big comeback in folk medicine (in German speaking countries). There's a lot more to her story, and she gives...


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 2019-01-17  44m
 
 

053: Noah Tetzner on the History of Vikings


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 2018-07-26  1h13m
 
 

052: Castle Life through the Ages


From wooden palisades to opulent palaces that competed (specifically) with Versaille -- we talk a millennium of history and go through the daily lives, to the evolution of castles and the relationship with the surrounding land and people over time. F...


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 2018-06-28  1h36m
 
 

051: From Swamp Castle to Emperor: Lothar III of Supplinburg


Lothar III and his marsh castle of Supplinburg was a one-emperor German dynasty. An interesting character himself, looking at his lifetime also allows us to summarize the Salien dynasty and foreshadow the (Hohen)Staufers a bit, like Keiser Barbarossa. ...


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 2018-05-21  55m
 
 

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 2018-05-10  7m
 
 

Wondery Podcast Network: This is War


A snippet of our friends new project over at Wondery: This is War. First-hand accounts of veterans in combat zones.


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 2018-03-13  19m
 
 

050: Prussian Authority: the Pickelhaube of the Captain of Köpenick - Heirlooms 2


That spiky Prussian helmet has become such a symbol of Germans that it is the actual sign for "German" in many sign languages. The story of the Captain of Köpenick embodies that sense of authority well and is one of our favorite stories. That...


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 2018-02-20  54m