243 episodes

Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears.

These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears.

These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

    172-Norwegian Folklore: Adventure!

    172-Norwegian Folklore: Adventure!

    The story of the master thief

    • 38 min
    171-Indian Folklore: Love and Marriage

    171-Indian Folklore: Love and Marriage

    Three stories of love from India.

    • 33 min
    170B-Norse Sagas: On a Long Enough Timeline

    170B-Norse Sagas: On a Long Enough Timeline

    The conclusion of the saga of Grettir, where he fights trolls, outlaws, bounty hunters, witches, and, most dangerously, his tendency to screw up his own life.

    • 47 min
    170A-Norse Sagas: Good for Nothing

    170A-Norse Sagas: Good for Nothing

    The aaga of Grettir the Strong, a Viking who's his own worst enemy

    • 43 min
    169-1001 Nights: A Bottle of Djinn

    169-1001 Nights: A Bottle of Djinn

    Evil Genies, automatons, and magical rings abound when we revisit the stories from 1001 Nights!

    • 41 min
    168-Robin Hood: Team of Rivals

    168-Robin Hood: Team of Rivals

    How to win friends and influence people and also get beat up a lot in the 12th century.

    • 40 min

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