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Giants of History

Giants of History is a documentary podcast that explores the lives of history’s most fascinating and influential figures. Each series highlights the best stories and the most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Education & inspiration through storytelling. www.gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst
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Dec 8, 2018

Welcome all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

This episode is a preview of the work I'm publishing for supporters of the podcast via Patreon.  To become a supporter, and get instant access to thirteen all new, extra episodes of Giants of History, please click the patreon.com/giantsofhistory

I hope you enjoy!

 

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Nov 30, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!


This episode is the first in a short series that covers one of the greatest escape stories in modern history…and the hero of this story is none other, than Winston Churchill. We hope you enjoy!


For exclusive access to “Giants of History | Stories” which are extra, all new full length episodes of Giants of History, visit Patreon.com/giantsofhistory


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Oct 3, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

This episode is a “Giants of History Special” in which we explore a much more recent story than we have in the past.  And while it may sound like pure fiction, it is 100% true.  We hope you enjoy!

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Sep 9, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

This episode is a preview of the work I’m publishing on the show’s Patreon page.  The full length episode is available to monthly supporters of Giants of History.  To become a supporter, and get access to this episode as well as all the other episodes exclusively available to patrons of the show, visit Patreon.com/giantsofhistory

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Sep 5, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this thirteenth and final episode in part one of our series on Cleopatra, we explore in great detail the assassination of Julius Caesar, as well as the impact his death had on Cleopatra’s immediate future, and ultimately, her life.  We hope you enjoy!

For exclusive access to “Giants of History | Stories” which are extra, all new full length episodes of Giants of History, visit Patreon.com/giantsofhistory.

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Jul 30, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this twelfth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we continue to explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar, including the many bad omens that appeared as the Ides of March approached.  We hope you enjoy!

For exclusive access to “Giants of History | Stories” which are extra, all new full length episodes of Giants of History, visit Patreon.com/giants of history.

This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com.  Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook

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Editor’s Note:  Many of the quotes used in this episode are from Barry Strauss’ book “The Death of Caesar.”  Mr. Strauss is mistakenly referred to as “Robert Strauss” during one of those references

Jul 19, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this “Patreon Preview” we get a sneak peek at the latest episode published for supporters of the podcast on Patreon… “FDR: Steel Soul”

To become a supporter of the podcast and get immediate access to eight new Giants of History episodes, go to www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory.  We hope you enjoy!

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Jun 20, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this eleventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar and some of the conspirators who spearheaded the charge.  We hope you enjoy!

All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory

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May 15, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this tenth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra and Caesar’s reunion in Rome as well as cover some of the events that occur while Cleopatra is in the city.  We hope you enjoy!

All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory

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May 8, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this ninth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s long journey from Egypt to Rome, and the lead up to her reunion with Julius Caesar.  We hope you enjoy!

All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory

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Mar 6, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this eighth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the cruise Cleopatra and Caesar take up the Nile after the War for Alexandria ends, the birth of their baby Caesarion, and the triumphs celebrated by Caesar upon his return to Rome.  We hope you enjoy!

All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory

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Feb 7, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this seventh episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the War for Alexandria and the impact the war has on the relationship between Cleopatra and Caesar.  We hope you enjoy!

All new episodes of the show are now available at www.patreon.com/giantsofhistory

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Jan 11, 2018

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this sixth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the immediate aftermath of the first meeting between Cleopatra and Julius Caesar and the events that their union that evening causes.  We hope you enjoy!

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Dec 29, 2017

Welcome to the last show of 2017 for Giants of History!  In this mini episode/show update, we discuss the difference between the time designations BCE/CE and BC/AD.  We also provide a brief update on what's to come in 2018.  We hope you enjoy!

Dec 27, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this fifth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we take some time to explore the history of Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great, as it's their rivalry, and subsequent civil war, which will eventually bring Caesar to Egypt.  And it is this event, the arrival of Caesar in Egypt, which will once again tip the balance of power in Egypt away from Ptolemy XIII and back toward Cleopatra.  We hope you enjoy!

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Dec 5, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this fourth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s first three years as Pharaoh of Egypt and the power struggle that rages between her and her younger brother and co-ruler, Ptolemy XIII.  We hope you enjoy!

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Nov 13, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this third episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the famous first meeting of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, as well as the places and experiences that forged her formidable intellect and education.  We hope you enjoy!

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Oct 25, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In the second episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s family and aspects of her early childhood.  We hope you enjoy!

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Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Oct 3, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In the first episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the historical path of Cleopatra’s ascension to the throne of Egypt, as well as the world into which she would ultimately be born and have to fight for power in.  We hope you enjoy!

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Sep 18, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this introductory episode to our new series on Cleopatra, we explore some of the misunderstandings and lesser known facts about the legendary queen and her reign.  We hope you enjoy!

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Sep 15, 2017

Show update and new series announcement - September 2017

Jul 10, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this ninth and final episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore in detail the final hours and assassination of King. 

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Jun 25, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this eighth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore the events that took place on the last night King ever spent alive.  We also discuss the passage of one of the most important pieces of legislation to ever get signed into law…The Civil Rights Act of 1964.  We hope you enjoy!

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Jun 18, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this seventh episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore some of the more controversial parts of King’s personal life, as well as the rising action toward what would ultimately become The Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The year 1963 was an eventful one for King as you will see.  We hope you enjoy!

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May 24, 2017

Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this sixth episode of our series on Martin Luther King Jr., we explore some of the key events in the march toward the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and King’s involvement in each, including the march in Birmingham which focused the eyes of the nation on all that was happening in the south.  We hope you enjoy!

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