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A podcast telling the stories of national heroes from every country across the globe.
💥Knife-edge battlefield victories.
🔥Harrowing final speeches
⚡️Heroic last stands.
You won't find stuffy recitals from boring politicians here.
Instead, listen in for tales of Forsaken Heretics, Dastardly Pirates, Cannibal Emperors and Onion Farmers turned World Conquerors!
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Anthology of Heroes History Elliot Gates

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

A podcast telling the stories of national heroes from every country across the globe.
💥Knife-edge battlefield victories.
🔥Harrowing final speeches
⚡️Heroic last stands.
You won't find stuffy recitals from boring politicians here.
Instead, listen in for tales of Forsaken Heretics, Dastardly Pirates, Cannibal Emperors and Onion Farmers turned World Conquerors!
Join the Anthology on Instagram for extra content on current/upcoming episodes:
https://www.instagram.com/anthologyofheroes/


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    Forgotten Wars Preview

    Forgotten Wars Preview

    Bonus episode from the podcast 'Forgotten Wars'.
    You're getting dropped right into the middle of the South African War of 1899-1902 (Anglo-Boer War) to hear the story of one of its forgotten heroes with a dark, dark success story. A major character from this story goes on to found the first Boy Scouts organization.
    Forgotten Wars can be found on all podcasting platforms, with more information on their website.


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    • 30 min
    Greenland: The Lost Colony Of Erik The Red

    Greenland: The Lost Colony Of Erik The Red

    Eric The Red was a Norwegian farmer in the 10th century. After finding himself incompatible with the rules of civilisation he sailed west looking for a new place to call home in the frigid wastes of Greenland.
    Now, the ruins of a tiny stone church are the only reminder of his colony that had once tamed this harsh and unforgiving land... What happened to it?

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    • 20 min
    Malta, Valette and The Great Siege of 1565 (Part 3)

    Malta, Valette and The Great Siege of 1565 (Part 3)

    After a heroic final stand, Fort St Elmo has finally fallen.
    With the Ottoman navy now streaming into the harbour, the Knights prepare for an assault on three fronts as both sides are pushed past their breaking point. Meanwhile, Valette receives the soul-crushing news that reinforcements from Spain will not arrive in time; and prepares to go down fighting.

    The explosive conclusion to our three-part series detailing The Greatest Siege of All Time. The 1565 Siege of Malta.

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    • 32 min
    Malta, Valette and The Great Siege of 1565 (Part 2)

    Malta, Valette and The Great Siege of 1565 (Part 2)

    The enormous Ottoman fleet has just been sighted on the horizon of Malta, 'The Greatest Siege Of All Time' has begun!
    As Dragut, 'The Drawn Sword Of Islam' wrestles command from his underlings, the isolated Fort St Elmo endures one of the largest artillery barrages in history.
    But once the Ottoman Janissaries begin to scale the walls, Valette reveals his secret weapon...

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    • 28 min
    Malta, Valette and The Great Siege of 1565 (Part 1)

    Malta, Valette and The Great Siege of 1565 (Part 1)

    In the years 1665 an enormous Ottoman fleet departed Constantinople heading for the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta. With around 40,000 troops onboard, the army was tasked with the eradication of a handful of Christian knights, 'The Knights Hospitaller'.
    With only around 500 knights to defend the island, it seemed the siege would be over quickly.
    Right?
    Wrong.
    Leading the Knights was the grizzled Grandmaster 'La Valette', who was determined to make the Ottomans bleed for every inch of land.
    What followed was one of the most dramatic and knife-edge sieges in history; with neither side willing to back down.

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    • 24 min
    Bangladesh, The Story Of Ram Mohan Roy

    Bangladesh, The Story Of Ram Mohan Roy

    Ram Mohan Roy was a Bengali man from the 19th century. After watching a widow burnt alive as part of a Hindu funeral ceremony, he dedicated his life to improving women's rights and restoring pride in Indian identity.
    He faced steep opposition from both the Hindu and Christian elite, but remained unflinching in his cause.
    Ram Mohan Roy is widely celebrated by Bengali people worldwide.
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Mr. Buster! ,

Not clickbait crap by any stretch

This show is well researched and engrossing. The episode about the “cannibal emperor” is dark and fascinating.

madeleinemorenosmith ,

Love it!!

This show is very well researched and tells unique stories I have never heard before!

Ttrips84 ,

Unique among History Podcasts

Such a colorful cast of unique and fascinating characters throughout history. Narrator has a very pleasant voice & stories are fresh & interesting. Blackbeard episode is my favorite so far, but have many more to dive into!

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