25 Best Medieval History Podcasts
Medieval History Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Medieval History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. The Medieval Podcast
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All about the Middle Ages from Medievalists.net. Join Danièle Cybulskie and her guests as they talk about the medieval world, from Byzantium to the Vikings.
Also in Viking Age Podcasts
Play⋅ 271.8K⋅ 80.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact
2. Medieval Archives
Golden, Colorado, US
The Medieval Archives podcast transports you back to an age of heroic kings, gallant knights, and pious bishops. Separate fact from fiction and find out how the men and women of the middle ages really lived.
15.7K⋅ 40.2K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Jun 2010 Get Email Contact
3. Saga Thing
Discover what Vikings did when they were at home in this fun medieval history and literature podcast about the Icelandic sagas. Hosted by two medieval literature professors with beards.
Also in Literature History Podcasts, Iceland Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.5K⋅ 2.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 86 min Get Email Contact
4. Medieval Death Trip
A podcast exploring the wit and weirdness of medieval texts. Medieval Death Trip is podcast that presents interesting passages from medieval primary sources, and by 'interesting,' I usually mean things which capture extreme and curious experiences, such as murders and marvels, curses and creatures, prodigies and provocations.
Play⋅ 906 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact
5. The History of Byzantium
London, England, UK
'The History of Byzantium' is a podcast dedicated to the story of the Roman Empire from the collapse of the West in 476 to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Byzantine history is fascinating, world-changing, and largely forgotten. Listen and discover who they were.
Also in History Podcasts, Europe History Podcasts, Italy History Podcasts, Roman History, Culture, and Travel Podcasts
Play⋅ 11.6K⋅ 12.6K ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ May 2012 Get Email Contact
6. Media-eval: A Medieval Pop Culture Podcast
Sarah Ifft Decker, a medieval historian, explores how movies, tv, and books depict the medieval world. What did they get right? What did they get wrong? And what do they tell us about how modern people think about the medieval past?
Play⋅ 381 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 130 min ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
7. Fortune's Wheel: A Podcast History of the Late Middle Ages
Fortune's Wheel is a narrative history podcast focusing on the Late Middle Ages, approximately the mid-900s to 1492. This largely overlooked time period would see the formation of modern national borders as well as tell the intricate story of land opening its eyes from the intellectual Dark Ages and into the most pivotal movements that will restructure the world we know today: the Age of Exploration, the Reformation, the Renaissance, and the Enlightenment.
Play⋅ 68 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Jun 2020 Get Email Contact
8. Wittenberg to Westphalia
Providence, Rhode Island, US
A history podcast that aims to cover the birth of the European state system by examining the Early Modern Period of European history. Along the way, the podcast will delve into the geography, economy, politics, ideas, and culture of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period to give the listener a view into the lives of the people who lived the events.
Also in Modern History Podcasts, Europe Podcasts
Play⋅ 631⋅ 1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact
9. The History of Vikings
A podcast featuring scholarly discussions about Vikings, Norse myth, & the history of medieval Scandinavia & Iceland. Hosted by Noah Tetzner. The History of Vikings is dedicated to retelling the incredible history of the Viking people, and the gods they worshiped! If you love Viking history and Norse Mythology, then this is the show for you!
Also in Norse Mythology Podcasts
Play⋅ 14K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
10. Human Circus: Journeys in the Medieval World
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
A narrative history podcast following the journeys of medieval travellers and their roles in larger historical events. Telling great stories, showing the interconnected nature of the medieval world, and meeting Mongols, Ottomans, Franciscans, merchants, ambassadors, and adventurers along the way.
Play⋅ 1.7K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact
11. History of the Papacy Podcast
This show will detail the biographies and interesting facts of the Papacy of Rome. It will start in the beginning, but will not go straight through. There will be many side tracks and detours along the way. We will investigate the backstreets of the Papacy where the tour normally doesn't go.
Play⋅ 848⋅ 9 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 18 min ⋅ Jan 2013 Get Email Contact
The podcast which discusses all things relating to medieval Scotland.
Play⋅ 598 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
13. Gone Medieval
From long-lost Viking ships to kings buried in unexpected places; from murders and power politics to myths, religion, the lives of ordinary people: Gone Medieval is History Hit's podcast dedicated to the middle ages, in Europe, and far beyond.
Play⋅ 493.7K⋅ 113.8K ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
14. How Two Medieval Podcast
Join your hosts as they discuss the highs and lows of medieval living history and re-enactment. Through their personal experiences, and with help from expert guests and friends, they walk you through lessons learned in the hobby and set you on the right path to success.
Play⋅ 586 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 52 min Get Email Contact
15. The Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Hello, fellow amateur historians and ancient/medieval scholars!!! My name is Nick Barksdale and like you, I have a passion for ancient and medieval history Ages. The focus of this podcast is history plain and simple and all of the facts and theories that come with it. From academic lectures and interviews, I want to talk about what we love and hopefully even touch on subjects you haven't even thought about.
Play⋅ 19.6K⋅ 1K ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
16. Abbasid History Podcast
An audio platform for the study of the pre-modern Islamic(ate) past and beyond. We interview academics, archivists, and artists on their work for peers and junior students in the field. We aim to educate, inspire, perhaps infuriate, and on the way entertain a little too. Suitable also for general listeners with an interest in geographically diverse medieval history.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 5.4K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Apr 2019 Get Email Contact
17. Medieval Me: Opening the Doors of Medieval History
Open the doors to medieval history! Discussions on the history of the medieval period of the world, specifically Europe and Scandinavia. Hosted by Wendy Jordan, MPhil (Master's) in archeology from Cambridge University (UK) and BA in history from the University of Oklahoma. Produced by RDG Communications.
Play Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
18. Luxembourg History Podcast
Occupations. Partitions. Medieval shenanigans. Join us at the LHP as we uncover hidden gems in the history of the world's last Grand Duchy. Brought to you by RTL Today.
Play⋅ 15K⋅ 1.8K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Sep 2020 Get Email Contact
19. Britain and Ireland in the Early Middle Ages
Britain and Ireland in the Early Middle Ages podcast (formerly the History of the British Isles) is an in-depth look at the politics of Britain and Ireland before the Normans! Understand why Aethelred was Unready, how Scotland and England were formed, and even who the only ever king of Wales was!
Also in British History Podcasts
Play⋅ 633 ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact
20. Trobár Talks
The members of medieval music ensemble Trobár talk all things medieval.
Play⋅ 637 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 56 min ⋅ Dec 2020 Get Email Contact
21. History of the Copts
The History of the Copts podcast is a narrative history of Roman and Medieval Egypt through the eyes of its native population, the Copts. The Podcast is a part of @copticvoiceus: a 501C(3) non-profit with the mission to help forge a global Coptic identity.
Play⋅ 947 ⋅ Mar 2013 Get Email Contact
Medieval History Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Media-eval: A Medieval Pop Culture Podcast||soundcloud.com||24|
|Ari & Matt||anchor.fm||21|
Medieval History Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Queen Elizabeth II||1|
Medieval History Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|Viking Age Podcasts||6|