19 episodes

Agnus is a monthly podcast about the fields of Late Antique, Medieval, Byzantine, and Medieval Islamic studies. Each month, Glenn McDorman talks to a scholar about her or his recent work on topics ranging from literature to politics, and from religion to art.

Agnus: The Late Antique, Medieval, and Byzantine Podcast Claytemple Media

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    • 4.8 • 24 Ratings

Agnus is a monthly podcast about the fields of Late Antique, Medieval, Byzantine, and Medieval Islamic studies. Each month, Glenn McDorman talks to a scholar about her or his recent work on topics ranging from literature to politics, and from religion to art.

    Glenn McDorman on Bishops During the Fall of Rome

    Glenn McDorman on Bishops During the Fall of Rome

    Glenn shares a little of his own research this episode.

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    • 23 min
    Dr. Katherine Hodges-Kluck on Canterbury in Medieval English Christianity

    Dr. Katherine Hodges-Kluck on Canterbury in Medieval English Christianity

    Dr. Katherine Hodges-Kluck talks with Glenn about her research on the development of Canterbury as a New Jerusalem in medieval English Christianity.
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    • 37 min
    Dr. Thomas Pickles on the Anglo-Saxon Conversion to Christianity

    Dr. Thomas Pickles on the Anglo-Saxon Conversion to Christianity

    Dr. Thomas Pickles talks with Glenn about his research on Anglo-Saxon conversion to Christianity as a social process rather than a king-centered event.
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    • 39 min
    Dr. Elizabeth Urban on Early Islamic Models of Slave Motherhood

    Dr. Elizabeth Urban on Early Islamic Models of Slave Motherhood

    Dr. Elizabeth Urban on slavery, identity, and the ideology of rulership.
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    • 28 min
    Sorina Higgins on The Inklings and King Arthur

    Sorina Higgins on The Inklings and King Arthur

    Sorina Higgins talks to Glenn about her edited volume The Inklings and King Arthur, what goes into editing a volume of scholarship, and the state of Inklings studies.
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    • 37 min
    Dr. Rory Cox on War and Peace in John Wyclif

    Dr. Rory Cox on War and Peace in John Wyclif

    Dr. Rory Cox talks to Glenn about war and peace in the philosophical and theological works of the late medieval priest and professor John Wyclif.
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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

shakurav1 ,

Great show - sorry I just found it

I have become a fan of clay temple media and pretty much all of their shows. I found them first through their Gene Wolf podcast. Then discovered that they did Neil Gaiman‘s Sandman podcast. Neil Gaiman is one of my favorite living authors, and his Sandman, is one of my favorite works of literature.

Then I discovered that Glen did this podcast. And I’m really loving it, and I’m so sorry that it pod-faded, and he hasn’t done any episodes for about three years. I hope he does some more again someday soon. But I totally understand he may be overwhelmed with the shows he’s already doing. Even with the episodes we have, this podcast is like taking a fascinating course. Which is appropriate since Glenn is a scholar and teacher in the subject of late antiquity, early medieval, and Byzantine history

blordphd ,

Academic but Effable

I really enjoy this podcast. It feels like having a conversation with various historical experts on the topics that they most love.

Sympathizer ,

Byzantine history

My podcast queue is full of shows about ancient history, and this a worthy one to add to it. This is a good one that keeps you up to date on current research in this area.

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