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Season 4

Aug. 1, 2022

Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 3: Vae Victis

"A last alliance against tyranny - the battle for free Gaul" Gaul hung by a thread. As Rome’s grip tightened around their h…

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July 18, 2022

Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 2: Gaul Strikes Back

‘Rome made a desert, and called it peace’. Caesar’s first foray into Gaul had been an overwhelming success. He had vanquish…

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July 4, 2022

Vercingetorix, Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 1: Veni, Vidi, Vici

"I am a free man, of a free state" When Julius Caesar became Governor of Gaul in 58BC he dreamt of fame, fortune and legacy. …

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June 20, 2022

The 21 Year Long Siege Of Candia (With Professor Buttigieg)

In this special episode I'm joined by Professor Emanuel Buttigieg from The University Of Malta! The Professor shares wit…

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June 6, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 3: Thy Kingdom Come

"He bore the impending demise of his religion, culture and way of life" Boabdil had earned his bloody throne. But there was li…

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May 23, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 2: Eye Of The Storm

"Stop, stop! Don't kill him you fool, that's the Moorish King!" Boabdil's path to the throne had not been easy. He had been pr…

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May 9, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 1: Kingdom In Crisis

"You cry like a woman, for what you couldn't defend as a man" Boabdil was heir to a dying kingdom. In the 15th cent…

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April 25, 2022

'Saviour' of The Reconquista: El Cid (Part 2)

"In Spain's rich history, El Cid is remembered above all others". El Cid was down but not out! After sacking King Alfonso's…

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April 11, 2022

'Saviour' of The Reconquista: El Cid (Part 1)

"...This man, the scourge of his time, by his appetite for glory, by the prudent steadfastness of his character, and by his heroi…

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March 28, 2022

Gothic Redemption: Pelayo of Asturias

"In this tiny mountain hamlet, history was about to be made." In 722AD a Muslim army marched into the frosty mountains of Astu…

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