Archive for the 'Holy Roman Empire' Category

Bless you my child, it's Popes week! And we've avoided almost all the obvious jokes! Tom's been learning about the Malleus Maleficarum or 'Hammer of Witches', a hideous medieval t...

We've got a new and exciting side project! Welcome to That Was Genius' "the Other Genius", a little side-hustle in which we catch up with other history creators and fanatics and ta...

Subscribe and listen to us! Apple Music // Podbean // Overcast // Stitcher // TuneIn // Spotify Welcome to That Was Genius: Two blokes. A 12-hour time difference. An immature sen...

It's vegetables week! No, we're not sure why either.  Tom kicks us off by looking at Priapus (and his collection of poems The Priapeia), Rome's bad-tempered and EXTREMELY well end...

Artifact's is this week's topic. Sam discusses the Shang Oracle Bones - a priceless gateway to a lost civilization that was almost eaten out of existence. Meanwhile Tom looks at th...

It's stupidity week! Featuring badly written Roman erotica, trying to fight a battle drunk, terrible German accents and more. Subscribe and listen to us! Apple Music // Podbean // ...