Wonders of History

di Chris Sheehy

A podcast that explores periods, events, people, and civilizations all throughout history that are often overlooked or particularly awe-inspiring. We try to maintain historical accuracy and give a grounded approach while at the same time keeping you hooked like that favorite history teacher you had in high school. Email me with comments and questions at chrispsheehy@gmail.com 

Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 1

  • S01 E12 - S1 E12: The Alexander of the West

    S01 E12 - S1 E12: The Alexander of the West

    In the 12th episode of our series on Carthage, we learn about a talented but unlucky Greek kings's attempt to conquer himself an empire. In the process, he would accidentally unite Carthage and Rome, two great powers of the wester...

    52:33
  • S01 E11 - S1 E11: The Elephant in the Room

    S01 E11 - S1 E11: The Elephant in the Room

    In the eleventh episode of our series on Carthage, we talk about what the many of the wars we've covered so far actually looked like on the ground. A detailed exploration of Carthage's Army and Navy.

    01:06:00
  • S01 E10 - S1 E10: A Forgotten Crisis

    S01 E10 - S1 E10: A Forgotten Crisis

    In the tenth episode of our series on Carthage, we resume with the quite overlooked story of how a greek army, led by Agathocles, waged a two-year war in Libya - encapsulated in a four-year war that started in Sicily. It was one o...

    57:16
  • S01 E09 - S1 E9: Timoleon and Agathocles

    S01 E09 - S1 E9: Timoleon and Agathocles

    In the ninth episode of our series on Carthage, we finally move past the wars between Dionysius the first and the Magonids, and transition Carthage into a new republican era. Yet there are still plenty of challenges for the newly ...

    01:09:06
  • S01 E08 - S1 E8: Trouble in Paradise Part III

    S01 E08 - S1 E8: Trouble in Paradise Part III

    In the eighth episode of our series on Carthage, we conclude the story of a near century of antagonism between the Magonids and their greatest enemy: Dionysius, Tyrant of Syracuse.

    01:05:28