251 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.

Myths and Legends Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser / Bardic

    • Books
    • 4.9, 18.4K Ratings

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.

    177D-Trojan War: Horsin' Around

    177D-Trojan War: Horsin' Around

    The Greeks finally find a way into Troy

    • 1 hr 4 min
    177C-Trojan War: When I am Gone

    177C-Trojan War: When I am Gone

    Achilles is back and it's god vs. god, Greek vs. Trojan, Achilles vs. Hector in the most epic battle of the Trojan War.

    • 53 min
    177B-Trojan War: Storm of Spears

    177B-Trojan War: Storm of Spears

    The biggest battle of the war so far has the gods themselves being drawn into the war, fighting over the fate of the sacred city of Troy

    • 48 min
    177A-Trojan War: Rage

    177A-Trojan War: Rage

    “Sing, O muse, of the rage of Achilles, son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans.”

    It begins: the Greek army marches on Troy

    • 51 min
    176-The Emperor's New Clothes: Matchless

    176-The Emperor's New Clothes: Matchless

    Three stories from the Danish fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen about people that are matchless

    • 39 min
    175-Thor: Surprises

    175-Thor: Surprises

    Thor’s daughter is getting married to a dwarf, and Thor is the last person to find out about it. Also he punted a dwarf onto a burning ship for fun at his brother’s funeral, so things might get awkward.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18.4K Ratings

18.4K Ratings

Christov83 ,

Best podcast period

Spot on sarcasm, excellent story telling , great narration, hands down my most looked forward podcast every Wednesday morning it’s the first one I put on sometimes I even stay up on Tuesday. Could not recommend enough. Only gripe is it’s only once weekly.

-Hudson ,

Love Yah

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Thank u

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