11 episodes

Solving the most baffling mysteries of the ancient heroes, both real and mythical.

Ancient Heroes Patrick Garvey

    • Society & Culture

Solving the most baffling mysteries of the ancient heroes, both real and mythical.

    The Real Achilles

    The Real Achilles

    In this episode, we look at how the story of Achilles has evolved over the ages, from the Homeric Iliad to the 2004 film Troy.

    • 59 min
    Alexander the Great's Tomb

    Alexander the Great's Tomb

    In this episode, we speak to historian Andrew Chugg about his controversial, and compelling, explanation for what happened to the lost tomb of Alexander the Great.

    • 1 hr 54 min
    The Griffin Warrior

    The Griffin Warrior

    In this episode, I speak to the archaeologists who led the excavation of one of the most important discoveries in Greece in decades - the unplundered tomb of the Griffin Warrior.

    • 43 min
    Lost Tomb of Achilles, Part II

    Lost Tomb of Achilles, Part II

    In this episode, we continue our search for the famous tomb of Achilles, which has been lost for hundreds - if not thousands - of years.

    • 23 min
    Lost Tomb of Achilles, Part I

    Lost Tomb of Achilles, Part I

    In this episode, we search for the famous tomb of Achilles. Although Alexander the Great and other leaders visited it in ancient times, it has now been completely lost.

    • 36 min
    Who Were the Greek Heroes?

    Who Were the Greek Heroes?

    In this episode, we venture into the Bronze Age to find out who the Greek heroes were and what they were like.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

airamat ,

Love this

I love this podcast! It’s so interesting and Patrick is well spoken and goes out of his way to have all the facts.

753spqr ,

Recommended

This is an excellent podcast. Each episode is thoroughly researched and typically supported by highly knowledgeable guests. Just as importantly, the presentation is thoughtful and balanced. Recommended!

Rtg2314 ,

Interesting new podcast

Very thorough discussion of different aspects of Alexander's adventures and personality; gets fresh input from a variety of experts, including Patrick himself. I feel as though my knowledge of Alexander has increased dramatically as a result of listening!

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