25 Best Ancient History Podcasts

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Ancient History Podcasts

Here are 25 Best Ancient History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. The History of Ancient Greece

The History of Ancient Greece US
The History of Ancient Greece Podcast is a deep-dive into one of the most influential and fundamental civilizations in world history. Hosted by philhellene Ryan Stitt, THOAG spans over two millennia. From the Bronze Age to the Archaic Period, from Classical Greece to the Hellenistic kingdoms, and finally to the Roman conquest, this podcast will tell the history of a fundamental civilization by bringing to life the fascinating stories of all the ancient sources and scholarly interpretations of the archaeological evidence.
Also in Europe History Podcasts, Greek History Podcasts, Greek Philosophy Podcasts, Religious History Podcasts
Play 1 episode / year Avg Length 95 min Get Email Contact More

2. Ancient Warfare Podcast

Ancient Warfare Podcast The Netherlands
Discussions from Ancient Warfare Magazine. Why did early civilisations fight? Who were their Generals? What was life like for the earliest soldiers? Ancient Warfare Magazine will try and answer these questions.
Also in Prehistoric Life Podcasts
Play 15K 4.7K 1 episode / day Avg Length 18 min Get Email Contact More

3. Ancient History Hound

Ancient History Hound Brighton, England, UK
A dig around ancient Greece and Rome for a look at the more unusual.
Play 554 1 episode / week Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact More

4. Preble Hall

Preble Hall Annapolis, Maryland, US
A naval history podcast from Preble Hall - the United States Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. Preble Hall will interview historians, practitioners, military personnel, and other experts on a variety of naval history topics from ancient history to recent history.
Also in Naval Podcasts
Play 382.2K 2.5K 163.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 52 min Get Email Contact More

5. History of Persia

History of Persia This is a podcast dedicated to the history of Persia, and the great empires that ruled modern Iran before the rise of Islam. Our narrative begins with the Achaemenid Empire of Cyrus the Great and the foundation of an imperial legacy that impacted ancient civilizations from Rome to China, and everywhere in between. Join me as we explore the cultures, militaries, religions, successes, and failures of some of the greatest empires of the ancient world.
Also in Iran History, Travel and Culture Podcasts
Play 2K 3.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact More

6. The Ancients

The Ancients UK
A podcast for all ancient history fans! The Ancients is dedicated to discussing our distant past. Featuring interviews with historians and archaeologists, each episode covers a specific theme from antiquity. From Neolithic Britain to the Fall of Rome. Hosted by Tristan Hughes. 
Play 486.3K 113.8K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact More

7. Ancient History Fangirl

Ancient History Fangirl An ancient history podcast run by two Millennial women. Misbehaving emperors, poison assassins, mythological mayhem; it's like if Hardcore History met up with My Favorite Murder in the ancient world, with a heavy helping of booze and feminism. New episodes weekly. Currently in ancient Greece.
Play 1.1K 5.4K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 75 min Get Email Contact More

8. History Of Ancient India

History Of Ancient India This is an effort to make learning history easy and effective as listening to history is more interesting than reading it on a page of a book with boring pictures.If I am mistaken anywhere then forgive me as I am a beginner and open to learning new things.
Also in India Podcasts
Play 1 episode / week Avg Length 7 min Get Email Contact More

9. The Partial Historians

The Partial Historians Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
An ancient Roman History podcast hosted by smart ladies! Learn about ancient Roman history! Dr Radness and Dr G are two wry academics who bring their love of the past to life for your listening pleasure.
Play 1.5K 15.2K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 52 min Get Email Contact More

10. Expanded Perspectives

Expanded Perspectives Expanded Perspectives Podcast is your source for Ancient History, Alternative History, Cryptozoology, UFOs, Conspiracy Theories, and all things Paranormal.
Play 5.1K 2.9K 1 episode / day Avg Length 74 min Get Email Contact More

11. Casting Through Ancient Greece

Casting Through Ancient Greece The Casting Through Ancient Greece podcast series is for newcomers to Greek history, as well as those with an already developed interest in Greek history. The series will focus on telling the story of Ancient Greek history from Pre-Historic times all the way through to the beginning of the Hellenic period (just after Alexander the Great's death).
Also in Greece Podcasts
Play 2.4K 1.6K 3 episodes / month Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact More

12. Spartan History Podcast

Spartan History Podcast Presenting a chronological history of the ancient Spartan peoples. Beginning with their earliest mentions in the epics of Homer, the Iliad, and Odyssey, right through to the collapse of Spartan dominance in the 4th century BCE.
Play 2.6K 819 1 episode / week Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact More

13. Jew Oughta Know

Jew Oughta Know From ancient history to current events, take yourself on a journey through the story of the Jewish People, from someone who has led hundreds of Jewish young professionals on trips throughout Israel. From the beginning of creation to modern Israel, each short episode is geared to appeal both to someone looking for the Jewish 101, as well as to those looking to go a bit beyond the basic story they already know.
Also in Jewish Podcasts
Play 97 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact More

14. Great Battles in History

Great Battles in History Welcome to Great Battles in History. This podcast explores some of the most famous and most important battles in world history from ancient times to the Second World War. Each episode dives deeply into a single battle, investigating its origins, the course of combat, and the outcomes.
Play 40 2 episodes / year Avg Length 67 min Get Email Contact More

15. History with Cy

History with Cy US
Come join me, Cy, as I uncover and explore the stories of the people and places that make up (or made up) our world. Whether through primary sources such as ancient inscriptions or interviews with some of the greatest scholars in the field of ancient and medieval history, this podcast will expose you to historical topics that are rarely covered in depth by others.
Play 1K 708 3 episodes / year Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact More

16. DW World History

DW World History DW World History provides the most detailed productions on the ancient civilizations throughout the world. Each series takes viewers through the timeline of World History, one civilization at a time. Together we explore the rise and fall of the great empires and reveal how men and women shaped the world we know today.
Play 2.2K 26 1 episode / month Avg Length 9 min Get Email Contact More

17. Western Civ

Western Civ This podcast traces the development of western civilization starting in the ancient Near East, through Greece and Rome, past the collapse of the Western Roman Empire into the Dark Ages, and then follows European and, ultimately, American history as the western world moved into a dominant world position.
Play 52 4 episodes / month Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact More

18. This Week In History

This Week In History This week in history is an informative podcast that tackles some of the most interesting and important people and events from modern and ancient history. Your host is Dan the Viking Gamblin who is a qualified historian and a former history teacher based in England.
Play 1 episode / week Avg Length 51 min Get Email Contact More

19. Fan of History

Fan of History Sweden
Dan and Bernie discuss the events of ancient history all over the world, decade per decade, starting at 1000 BC and moving forwards. Learn all about the Assyrians, the Babylonians, the mighty Pharaohs and the great kings of the Zhou Dynasty, and more.
Play 5.5K 3K 3 episodes / month Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact More

20. Maritime History Podcast

Maritime History Podcast Minnesota, US
The Maritime History Podcast is an episodic journey through the history of ships, sailing, naval and maritime history, and much more...
Also in History Podcasts
Play 3.6K 1.6K 1.6K 3 episodes / year Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact More

21. Ancient History Expanded

Ancient History Expanded The history of the Ancient World. Every two weeks we go in-depth and discover ancient civilizations, peoples, and events from all around the globe.
Play 6 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact More

22. That's Ancient History

That's Ancient History That's Ancient History: the podcast for all things classical, old & new. Exploring antiquity from its history to its place in today's world. Hosts and producers Jean Menzies and Jill Scott.
Play 2.1K 3 episodes / year Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact More

23. TARIK: The Ethiopian History Podcast

TARIK: The Ethiopian History Podcast An Ethiopian history podcast presenting you factual discussions about significant events, great figures, culture, linguistics, religions & much more.
Also in Ethiopia Podcasts
Play 510 3K 1 episode / year Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact More

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Ancient History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Ancient History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Jenny Williamson and Genn McMenemy ancienthistoryfangirl.com 113
History Hit play.acast.com 98
Adam Walsh westerncivpodcast.com 95
Expanded Perspectives audioboom.com 93
This Week In History spreaker.com 90
Dan Hörning & Bernie Maopolski play.acast.com 78
The Partial Historians partialhistorians.com 72
Brandon Huebner maritimehistorypodcast.com 55
Darryl Dee buzzsprout.com 52
David Wainright dwworldhistory.com 51
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