Germany has been a major player in the last 100 years for the world and is well known for its role in World War 2 and creating the world we know today. But how much do you know about the Germany before? Or about the Germany after? Did you know that the German tribes conquered most of Roman Europe and Africa? What about Prussia, the nation to unite Germany, was formerly abolished in 1947? This podcast will cover aspects of culture, politics, military, gender, and day to day life from when we first have findings for the archeological records all the way to modern day.FIRST PODCAST WILL BE OCTOBER 2ND!
Episode 60: Suevi in Spain
Join in as we look at the Suevi who go from one of the smallest Germanic tribes in the Iberian Peninsula to nearly driving the Romans out! Will they leave a lasting legacy in the conquered lands unlike the Vandals or will they disappear into the...
Episode 59: Vandals who?
Join in as we look at the kings after Geiseric of the Vandals and how, despite lasting 100 years, they leave nothing behind besides their name and a few scraps of metal.
Month of Germany: Barbarians show overview
Join in as we look over the Netflix new show called Barbarians and how historically accurate it is! (hint: it is not).
Month of Germany: Interview with Michael Kaelin
For our final interview we have Michael Kaelin from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Join in as we discuss German immigration into the US during the 1800s and how these immigrants played a role in controlling who and who could not come to the US...
Month of Germany: Interview with Ezra Gerard
For our 3rd interview of the Month of Germany we have Ezra Gerard at the University of Wisconsin who is working on German Homosexuality. Join in as we look at the 1800s and 1900s study of Homosexuality in Germany and how it shaped our view of it today.
Episode 58: Reign down in Africa
Geiseric decides that Europe does not agree with him or the Vandals and Alans so they are going sailing! Join in as we look at the long life of one of the biggest threats to Rome that does something that no barbarian has ever been able to do before,...