Voices From The Ages
By Kevin Valbonesi
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Voices From The Ages is a podcast that explores the great moments of history through the eyes of those who lived through them.
||CleanExploration Episode: Empire of the Waves||Pirate, privateer, defender of the nation, scourge of the seas. Britains rise to naval dominance was built on the backs of pirates, some who were sanctioned by the crown, and others who the crown could no longer control. This episode gives a snapshot of||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 – Do Your Dharma Demetrius||A Greek soldier at the edge of the known world struggles to reconcile his duty as a soldier with his belief that one should do no harm.||7/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploration Episode: To Persia And Beyond||A strange and fantastic world sprung up in the wake of Alexander the Greats conquests. Greek culture melded with everything in sight, creating kingdoms that defied the imagination. This episode focuses particularly on the easternmost Hellenistic kingdom||5/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMuseum Musings Interview||Jesika Arseneau of Museum Musings interviews me on how and why I use podcasting to get people excited about history.||5/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 – The Tatar Cometh||An Arab trader ventures into the chaos of the north, hoping to make his fortune in the Rus city of Kiev before the Mongol hordes arrive. The city is under lockdown as every prepares for what many believe to be the legions of hell. Special thanks to||4/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploration Episode: Born In The North, Forged By The East||North of the Black Sea, a powerful nation drew inspiration, wealth, and power from the four corners of its world. The origins of the people who came to be known as the Rus are hazy, but the legacy they left behind is crystal clear. In this episode, yo||2/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 – A Very Carolingian Christmas||On this special Christmas in the year 800 AD, a certain King of the Franks receives a gift he wasnt expecting and, with the help of a plucky Roman farmer, learns that he just might have the greatest gift of all to give.||1/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 – Dying For A Coffee In Vienna||If you thought the 18th century was stuffy, you need to think again! Under those powdered wigs were people engaging in all sorts of debauched and hilarious episodes. While Mozart was conquering Europe with his musical masterpieces, Casanova was prowling||1/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 – Babylon Falling||Cities rise, cities fall; such is the course of human history. In this episode, we find ourselves shifting through the current of time, witnessing the final hours of two great cities in the cradle of civilization. Destruction can be wrought by the sword||1/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 – Angevin Anarchy||The High Middle Ages seemed to pierce the darkness that followed the fall of Rome in the west. Knights in shining armour rode around the lands, saving damsels in distress, and the unifying force of Christianity brought piece to the realms… If only his||1/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
New spin on literally old topic, told with wit and verve.
What a great podcast !!
I have been hooked since episode 01! The style and presentation of this podcast is amazing. It really helps bring the listener into the story.
Please keep doing this podcast ! I am so glad I found it.
Great sound quality too and I can tell This podcast will go far !
If you like the Twilight Histories, you’ll love Voices from the Ages!