A.D. History Podcast

A.D. History Podcast

Latest Episodes

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.

The First Great Migration Disaster | 371AD-380AD
April 04, 2022

The Great Migration in Europe eventually proved fatal to the Western Roman Empire, but the first casualties were the Thervingi Goths.

Julian the Apostate: The Last Attempt to End Christianity | 361AD-370AD
March 21, 2022

Julian the Apostate was the last pagan emperor of Rome, who was the last emperor to try and end Christianity - but the game was up.

War in Ukraine: A Historical Guide to the Russian Invasion
March 05, 2022

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is steeped in history; this is your historical guide to understand how that history is coming alive in this war.