Archive for the 'romans' Category

STOP, in the name of love, as we take a look at some of history's host of heroic homosexuals to celebrate Pride season. Tom kicks us off with a look at the Theban Sacred Band, the ...

Oh Lordy, it's religion week. Which we're approaching with as much tact as you would expect for a delicate subject like this. Sam discusses the Freedomites, Canada's nudist vegan t...

Eureka! Inventions is the topic this week, from some of the oddest and least successful to the most ingenious. Tom looks into Roman siege equipment courtesy of Vetruvius, including...

Episode 12 is all about historical statues and sculpture. How high brow... Although actually not really. Tom introduces the Colossus of Rhodes, and Sam struggles to pronounce Lysip...

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 // ...

Eureka! Moments of genius is the topic this week, which features the accidental discovery of rubber (aka your Dad's dirty secret), and Odysseus returning from the Trojan wars to fi...

Introducing Leo Major - Canada's WW2 answer to Rambo - and Quintus Fabius Maximus Cunctator, or 'Quintus the Delayer', the Roman general who beat Hannibal by, well, sort of hiding...