Was Alexander the Great as bad a person as Hitler? What was the greatest army of all time? Which U.S. President was the worst? Hardcore History discusses the issues and questions history fans love.

Who was Hypatia of Alexandria? What was the Flannan Isles disappearance? Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by

Welcome to Revisionist History, a new podcast from Malcolm Gladwell and Panoply Media. Each week, over the course of 10 weeks, Revisionist History will go back and reinterpret something from the past. An event. A person. An idea. Something overlooked. Something misunderstood. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.

The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the scope of this island at the edge of the world.

Exploring the True Crime stories that took place this week in history.

The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit

Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.

New York City history is America's history. It's the hometown of the world, and most people know the city's familiar landmarks, buildings and streets. Why not look a little closer and have fun while doing it?

Patrick Geoghegan takes a contemporary look at history and the lessons that can be learnt from it.

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Where history and epic collide--"History on Fire" is a podcast by author and university professor Daniele Bolelli.

A weekly podcast on a gentle History of England. We follow England through the monarchy, starting with Cerdic at the start of the 6th Century.

A podcast telling the story of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire from 476 AD to 1453.

Big questions and theories explained in under 2 minutes from A History of Ideas on BBC Radio 4. Animations voiced by Harry Shearer, Gillian Anderson, Stephen Fry and Aidan Turner. Scripted by Nigel Warburton. This project is made in collaboration with The Open University and the animations were created by Cognitive.

An ongoing series of specially produced documentaries, taking a look at the stories and secrets that shaped cinema. Written, narrated and produced by Adam Roche @audiojoe @moviehistories @attaboyc

A look at the history of alchemy and it's influence on science.

Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor, narrates 100 programmes that retell humanity's history through the objects we have made

Great Moments in History is a collection of ten momentous events in World and American history, covered by live, on-the-spot newscasters. These are "first-hand" dramatizations enhanced by full-range, professional sound effects. Experience real historic events as they happen: - Charge with the Athenians at Marathon; die with the Spartan 300 at the tragedy of Thermopylae; and thrill to the final Greek victory at Plataea. - From the first heroic charge to the bizarre victory, you are at Hastings, reliving that most famous of all battles. King Harold of England and William the Conqueror highlight this succession dispute that can only be settled on the field of combat. - King Phillip II, Sir Francis Drake, Queen Elizabeth - again they meet in the climactic struggle. Return to 1588 as Spanish ships sail out upon the ebb of empire! This series was initially marketed to schools in the early 1970's, and distributed on albums and cassette tapes. Now, 35 years later, thanks to digital technology and, a new generation is able to enjoy these truly remarkable programs.

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