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The Fall of Rome Podcast

The Fall of Rome Podcast

25 Episodes By Patrick Wyman / Wondery wondery.com/shows/the-fall-of-ro...
Barbarians, political breakdown, economic collapse, mass migration, pillaging and plunder. The fall of the Roman Empire has been studied for years, but genetics, climate science, forensic science, network models, and globalization studies have reshaped our understanding of one of the most important ...more
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Interview: Historian Kyle Harper on Disease, Climate and the Fall of the Roman Empire
How did a changing climate and plague play into the ... more
Apr 3 2018 38m
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Tides of History: Natural Disasters and the End of the Roman Empire
Justinian was the last great Roman emperor, but his ... more
Mar 20 2018 43m
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Tides of History: Justinian the Great and the Reconquest of the Western Empire
Justinian is one of the defining figures of the Roma... more
Mar 6 2018 46m
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Tides of History: How the Eastern Roman Empire Survived Attila the Hun and the Disastrous Fifth Century
While the western half of the Roman Empire was colla... more
Feb 20 2018 50m
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27: Tides of History: Why Didn't The Eastern Empire Fall?
When we talk about the fall of the Roman Empire, we'... more
Feb 6 2018 40m
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Tides of History: How Latin Became the Romance Languages
How did Latin splinter into the Romance languages? I... more
Dec 14 2017 50m
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Tides of History: The Decline and Fall of the Roman City
Cities were what made the Roman world Roman, but as ... more
Nov 14 2017 33m
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Tides of History: The Roman City
Cities were what made the Roman world, well, Roman. ... more
Oct 24 2017 38m
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Introducing Tides of History
History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme, s... more
Jul 20 2017 14m
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Could the Roman Empire Have Survived?
Could the Roman Empire have survived past the fifth ... more
Jun 22 2017 37m
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The Brilliance of Saint Augustine. An Interview with Elizabeth Bruenig
Saint Augustine is one of the foundational figures o... more
Jun 15 2017 42m
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21: Rome's Legacy and the Barbarian Kingdoms
As central government disappeared from what had been... more
Jun 8 2017 42m
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The Anglo-Saxon Migration, the North Sea World, and the Birth of England
Roman Britain fell fast, and it fell hard. Into the ... more
May 25 2017 51m
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19: Why Didn't Rome Rise Again? An Interview with Professor Walter Scheidel
Why didn't Rome rise again? Everywhere else in the w... more
May 18 2017 33m
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The Warlords of Northern Gaul and the Rise of the Franks
As the Roman Empire disintegrated, northern Gaul tur... more
May 11 2017 48m
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Ostrogothic Kingdom or the Western Empire Reborn?
Under the leadership of their great king Theoderic, ... more
Apr 27 2017 47m
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The Kingdom of the Visigoths
The ashes of the Roman Empire produced a host of new... more
Apr 13 2017 43m
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The Death of the Roman Political System
Taxes, soldiers, and loyalty: these were the foundat... more
Mar 30 2017 44m
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The Calamitous Fifth Century - A Narrative History
It took just 80 years for the Roman Empire to fall a... more
Mar 16 2017 43m
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The Unraveling of the Roman World
The Roman world was more than just an empire; it was... more
Mar 2 2017 46m
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The Fall of the Roman Economy
The Roman economy was a marvel, the powerhouse that ... more
Feb 17 2017 43m
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The Roman Economy Before the Fall
The economy of the Roman Empire was surprisingly mod... more
Feb 3 2017 42m
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The Late Roman Army, Barbarians, and the Frontier
The Roman army was the central institution in the la... more
Jan 13 2017 55m
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Attila and the Empire of the Huns
Attila the Hun is the best-known barbarian from anti... more
Dec 13 2016 55m
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The Vandals and the Fall of Roman Africa
North Africa was the most prosperous region of the w... more
Nov 23 2016 49m
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