A.D. History Podcast

A.D. History Podcast

Latest Episodes

Oppenheimer: Did Nolan Nail the History? | A.D. HISTORY WATCHES REVIEW
October 18, 2023

Oppenheimer (2023) is one of the few exceptions of Hollywood and Christopher Nolan getting the history right in a major blockbuster.

Attila the Hun: P.1 The Early Years | 421AD-430AD
July 18, 2023

Attila the Hun, as mysterious in some ways as the Huns themselves, has surprising origins in his earliest years.

Alaric I Sacks Rome | 411AD-420AD
June 21, 2023

Alaric I, the first king of the Visigoths, stands poised to do something tragic to the city of Rome that has not happened for over 800 years!

Brexit 1.0: Rome Abandons Britain | 401AD-410AD
February 01, 2023

Rome abandons Britain in c. 410AD, initiating history's FIRST Brexit; and Rome's scourge the Visigoth King Alaric I comes onto the scene.

The Modern Reality of Being a Dutch History Teacher F/ History Hustle [SPECIAL]
December 17, 2022

Teaching Dutch history today is not straightforward, and Dutch history teacher Stefan from YouTube's History Hustle shares his experience.

Should Elizabeth II Be Remembered As “Elizabeth The Great”? | [SPECIAL]
November 19, 2022

Does Elizabeth II actually merit being known to history as "Elizabeth the Great," or even "Elizabeth the Wise"?

Marcellinus and the Great Tsunami of 365AD & More! | What We Missed 4th Century
September 10, 2022

The Great Tsunami of 365AD was a pivotal natural disaster in the ancient world you've never heard of, and Marcellinus' account is harrowing...

The Imitation Game: Decoding Hot Historical Garbage | A. D. HISTORY WATCHES REVIEW
August 06, 2022

The Imitation Game (2014) is a film best described as a "historical hot mess," in its depiction of the life and work of Alan Turing.

How Did The Library of Alexandria Actually Burn Down? | 391 AD-400 AD
July 09, 2022

The Library of Alexandria and its destruction is often thought a single inferno. In reality, the Library's demise was much more prolonged.

Battle of Adrianople | 381 AD-390 AD
June 06, 2022

The Battle of Adrianople shows the clear decline of Roman power, and Magnus Maximus becomes an unlikely Welsh folk hero.