The Fall of Rome Podcast

The Fall of Rome Podcast

Barbarians, political breakdown, economic collapse, mass migration, pillaging and plunder. The fall of the Roman Empire has been studied for years, but genetics, climate science, forensic science, network models, and globalization studies have reshaped our understanding of one of the most important events in human history. PhD historian and specialist Patrick Wyman brings the cutting edge of history to listeners in plain, relatable English.

  • 3 April 2018, 7:05 am

    31: Interview: Historian Kyle Harper on Disease, Climate and the Fall of the Roman Empire

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    38 minutes 9 seconds
  • 20 March 2018, 7:05 am

    30: Tides of History: Natural Disasters and the End of the Roman Empire

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    43 minutes 55 seconds
  • 6 March 2018, 8:05 am

    29: Tides of History: Justinian the Great and the Reconquest of the Western Empire

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    46 minutes 25 seconds
  • 20 February 2018, 8:05 am

    28: Tides of History: How the Eastern Roman Empire Survived Attila the Hun and the Disastrous Fifth Century

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    50 minutes 4 seconds
  • 6 February 2018, 8:05 am

    27: Tides of History: Why Didn't The Eastern Empire Fall?

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    40 minutes 18 seconds
  • 14 December 2017, 8:05 am

    26: Tides of History: How Latin Became the Romance Languages

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    50 minutes 43 seconds
  • 14 November 2017, 8:05 am

    25: Tides of History: The Decline and Fall of the Roman City

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    33 minutes 40 seconds
  • 24 October 2017, 7:05 am

    24: Tides of History: The Roman City

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    38 minutes 31 seconds
  • 20 July 2017, 7:05 am

    Introducing Tides of History

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    14 minutes 3 seconds
  • 22 June 2017, 5:29 pm

    23: Could the Roman Empire Have Survived?

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    37 minutes 59 seconds
  • 15 June 2017, 7:00 am

    22: The Brilliance of Saint Augustine. An Interview with Elizabeth Bruenig

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    42 minutes 34 seconds
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