32 episodes

History podcast about the ancient barbarian hordes.

The History of the Barbarians's Podcast Joshua Hirschman

    • Education
    • 4.6, 30 Ratings

History podcast about the ancient barbarian hordes.

    Attilla Cometh-Episode 31

    Attilla Cometh-Episode 31

    A series of events leads to the Huns deciding to make a full hearted effort to invade the Western Roman Empire. The famous Hunnic leaders Bleda and Attila come to power. Only one will make it to the invasion of the Western Empire. These events will lead our Visigoths into difficult decisions. 

    • 17 min
    Theoderid Rises-Episode 30

    Theoderid Rises-Episode 30

    The Visigoths have a new leader, Theoderid or Theoderic I. Vandals, Bretons, and of course Romans' actions will have an impact on our barbarians and their new kingdom in Toulouse. 

    • 19 min
    Kingdom Come-Episode 29

    Kingdom Come-Episode 29

    Athualf is dead but a new king will lead the Visigoths to a place they have never been before...their own kingdom. The Goths establish a kingdom within the boundaries of the Roman Empire based in Toulouse.

    • 19 min
    A New Beginning-Episode 28

    A New Beginning-Episode 28

    The Visigoths look to a new leader after the death of Alaric. Rome, as always, will play a large role in the new strategy developed by our Barbarians to try to find lasting peace and security.

    • 18 min
    After Rome-Episode 27

    After Rome-Episode 27

    The Visigoths must develop a new long term plan after the Sack of Rome. Those plans will be folied by bad weather and the death of Alaric.

    • 17 min
    Sack of Rome- Episode 26

    Sack of Rome- Episode 26

    The Visigoths continue their quest for a place in Roman military and society. This time they use the Eternal City of Rome as their primary negotiating piece with the Emperor. Eventually the strategy will fall apart which will lead to the famous Visigothic Sack of Rome in 410 C.E.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Tarheel history buff ,

Great Podcast

Very well presented with many interesting facts.

yukonog ,

Great information but fix Audio

Time to upgrade to a new microphone you can hear a echo after everyword. Distracts from hearing of the podcast.

pliny the modern ,

Very informative

Good narrative, well researched, very interesting

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