Jan 27, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 34: Arthur King of the Britons

His name first appears in the History of Britain by Nennius. Credited for saving Britain, at least the Celtic half. From the Saxon hordes. We take some time to talk about Welsh national myth making this week.

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Jan 20, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 33 Britain versus the Saxons

The Saxons and others have arrived. Now the real trouble starts.

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Jan 13, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 32 The Anglo Saxon Arrival

The Anglo Saxons arrive to the shores of Britain and the debate rages over who they are and how influencial the original settlers were on the land.

 

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Jan 6, 2017

Welsh History Podcast Episode 31: A Source Telling of the Saxons Landing

The sources have informed us for over 1000 years how the Saxons arrived in Britain. Here is their version.

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Dec 23, 2016

Welsh History Podcast Episode 30 Christmas Traditions of Wales

Happy Holidays, and Merry Christmas.

This episode we talk about SOME of the traditions around the Christ Mass in Wales. 

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Dec 16, 2016

Welsh History Podcast Episode 29: Formation of the Kingdoms After Rome

In the early stages of history kings, tyrants, and strong men begin to take over the former districts and provinces of Roman Britain giving us our first Kingdoms of Britain.

 

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Dec 9, 2016

Welsh History Podcast Episode 28 The New God and the Celtic Church

With the Old Gods being consigned to myth and sainthood we talk this week about Christianity, Patrick and the rise and fall of Pelagianism.

 

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Dec 2, 2016

Welsh History Podcast Episode 27 The Old Gods in the Late Classical Age

Wales along with most of Roman Britain was likely had some Christians during the last century of Roman rule. But by the 5th Century the old gods remained and we will talk about what we suspect might be them.

 
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Nov 25, 2016

Welsh History Podcast Episode 26: Sources and History Gildas, Bede, and Nennius

As we finally reach the history of Wales and beginning of the Medieval era we will need to talk sources, mostly old monks. As well as how we will work with their bias and develop our own conclusions.


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Nov 18, 2016

Welsh History Podcast Episode 25 Memory and History

Before we enter the Medieval era it is time to take on another touchy subject... Memory. Historians have come to understand there is a big difference between what people remember or memorialize and what is history. Today we are going talk about it in light of the subjects up ahead.

 

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