Friday, 28 December 2012

Learning Latin: Lesson 8 - The Third Declension.

Lesson 8 of Learning Latin has been released. We take a gander at that most confusing of declensions, the third.

Sunday, 23 December 2012

A History Of: Hannibal. Episode 27 - Lake Trasimene

This week we bring the narrative up to the second great battle of the Second Punic War, the Battle of Lake Trasimene. We look at Gaius Flaminius Nepos, evaluate whether he was perhaps competent, follow the crossing of the Arno and examine how Hannibal executed one of the most successful ambushes in world history. We also close out the podcast for 2012, I'll see you next year!

Sunday, 16 December 2012

A History Of: Hannibal. Episode 26 - In the Bleak Midwinter

This week we mostly go back to the norm. We have a round up of last week, going over future plans for 'Let's Talk' episodes and the book. After this we take a look at what happened after the Trebia, the sacking of Victumulae, Hannibal's use of wigs and his abortive attempt to cross the Apennines. Find the episode on iTunes or right here.

Sunday, 9 December 2012

A History Of: Hannibal. 25th Episode Spectacular - Let's Talk Rome

This week we celebrate the show hitting 25 episodes by doing our first ever 'Let's Talk' episode. I invite my lovely friend Hannie Kirkham onto the show and we talk about Rome for 2 hours, answering your questions. Topics discussed include the weather, is Rome Overrated, could Hannibal have won the Punic wars, football managers, Albert the Fifth Musketeer, green-orange colour blindness, how the show is made, the length of my beard and which actor should play Hannibal in film. Cameos are made by Zack Twamley, Jamie Jeffers and Ray Harris. Oh yes, and the Alexander book is released! I hope you enjoy the show!

Sunday, 2 December 2012

A History Of: Hannibal. Episode 24 - Trebia

Episode 24 - Trebia, is out! This week I battle a cold, attempting to cover the battle of the Trebia. We look at the events leading up to the battle and Hannibal's ambush.

Time Commanders - Battle of Trebia
Battle Plan - Battle of Trebia