20 episodes

On this show we retrace the history of the Portuguese people, beginning with its deepest roots.


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History of Portugal Rob Mendes

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

On this show we retrace the history of the Portuguese people, beginning with its deepest roots.


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    Episode 1 - Roots to Romans

    Episode 1 - Roots to Romans

    In this episode, we travel from 800 B.C to 392 A.D, and cover some of the major events that gripped and shaped the Iberian Peninsula!
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    Music Info: Rhythm of War, Composer: Zakhar Valaha (BMI IPI # 0086614911) Music Link: https://bit.ly/3sYC0zL 

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    • 23 min
    Episode 2 - Visigothic Dreams

    Episode 2 - Visigothic Dreams

    On this episode of History of Portugal, we go through the events that give rise to the Iberian Visigothic Kingdom. We also take a general look at different facets of society under the Visigoths, right up to the beginning of their terminal decline.
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    Music Info: Rhythm of War, Composer: Zakhar Valaha (BMI IPI # 0086614911) Music Link: https://bit.ly/3sYC0zL

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    • 40 min
    Episode 3 - Movable Objects and an Unstoppable Force

    Episode 3 - Movable Objects and an Unstoppable Force

    This episode we take a step back in time, and hop over to the Arabian Peninsula, where we take a very wide lensed view at how a previously unassuming group of people forged their own sprawling dominion. 
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    Flag Image by Pete Linforth
    Intro Music Info: Rhythm of War, Composer: Zakhar Valaha (BMI IPI # 0086614911) Music Link: https://bit.ly/3sYC0zL
    Outro Music Info: Desert Raid, Composer: IAmFowler from Pixabay

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    • 12 min
    Episode 4 - Shut’em Down, Open up Shop

    Episode 4 - Shut’em Down, Open up Shop

    On this episode we cover the initial conquest of Iberia, by the North African Berber army led by Tariq ibn Ziyad!
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    Flag Image by Pete Linforth
    Intro Music Info: "Rhythm of War" by Zakhar Valaha (BMI IPI # 0086614911) Music Link: https://bit.ly/3sYC0zL
    Additional music: "Toward the Mountains" by GioeleFazzeri from Pixabay, "The Right Voice" by Robbero


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    • 25 min
    Episode 5 - Ambitions as a Raider

    Episode 5 - Ambitions as a Raider

    On this episode we cover the efforts of consolidation by the Muslim governors of Al-Andalus, along with the birth of the birth of the Asturian kingdom.
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    Flag Image by Miguel Á. Padriñán from Pixabay 
    Music by Geibral from Pixabay: Ethereal Dreams Cinematic
    Music by Michael Kobrin from Pixabay: Under Pressure

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    • 27 min
    Episode 6 - When We Ride on Our Enemies

    Episode 6 - When We Ride on Our Enemies

    On this episode we cover the conflict between the Umayyads and the Aquitanians in southern France!
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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

Derlemke ,

Great

Really happy to have a Portuguese history podcast. Cheers!

Weldon Library ,

A Must Listen to Podcast!

This is a must listen to podcast for anyone who loves history or wants to learn more about Portugal! Rob Mendes does an incredible job with his research and makes the dense information easy to understand. 10/10 recommendation!

Stu Nims ,

Really good

I’m caught up and dying for more! Really good.

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