This week we cover Hannibal's actions after crossing the Alps and the first battle of the war, the Battle of the Ticinus, fought between Hannibal and Publius Cornelius Scipio. We also introduce his son, a certain Scipio Africanus. Find it on iTunes or right here.
Sunday, 25 November 2012
Sunday, 18 November 2012
This week we cover treacherous Gallic tribes, Hannibal's treacherous crossing of the Alps and the song Treacherous by Taylor Swift. Featuring special guest Robin Pierson of the podcast, The History of Byzantium. Get the episode on iTunes or right here.
Posted by Jamie at 09:43
Sunday, 11 November 2012
This week we cover the first conflict between the Romans and Carthaginians in the war, as well as beginning Hannibal's journey over the Alps. http://archive.org/download/AHistoryOfHannibal.Episode21-MySideOfTheMountains/Episode21.mp3
Posted by Jamie at 14:27
Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Sunday, 4 November 2012
This week we cover the Gallic revolt of 218 BC, as well as bringing Hannibal over the Rhone and introducing the elephants. But, this is not the most important thing. Episode 2 has been rerecorded and is available on iTunes or right here! http://archive.org/download/AHistoryOfHannibal.Episode2-MeetTheRomans-Part1-New/Episode2New.mp3 Also announced is the first ever TheHistoryOf Podcast meet up! We'll be hanging out with Jamie Jeffers of the British History Podcast at 5PM on the 25th of November in the Black Swan Inn, York. It should be a ton of fun and I hope to see you there! Also announced is the 25th Episode Specular! I'd love to have a bit of a Q&A, so if you want to know about the podcast, how it’s made, the origin story, future projects, about me, about Manchester City, about Hannibal, about Rome, Carthage, the Punic Wars, Alexander the great, maybe you’d want to guest introduce the show, maybe you have some ideas about something for the 25th episode, whether it be something to talk about or something to do, for all of the above and more, please let me know. Just nothing about the X factor, I can’t stand that rubbish. I’m sure you know how to contact me, but, if you don’t, you can contact me by sending me an email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook.com/thehistoryofpodcast and twitter.com/thehistoryofpod. Oh yeah, if you want to find the episode it is on iTunes or right here. http://archive.org/download/AHistoryOfHannibal.Episode20-GaulsAndElephants/Episode20.mp3
Posted by Jamie at 13:59