Looking for free podcasts on history and/or archaeology to indulge your passion for all things ancient? Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
- Ancient Art Podcast - Explore the art and culture of the ancient world with your host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. (Transcripts available)
- Audio News from Archaeologica - Weekly summaries of the top archaeology news stories of the week, courtesy of Michelle Hilling and Laura Pettigrew.
- BBC History Magazine: History Extra - A weekly podcast featuring interviews with renowned historians talking about topics ranging from the Crusades to Tudor monarchs to the D-Day Landings.
- BBC Radio 4: In Our Time: History - Join Melvyn Bragg and his guests as they discuss historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
- Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology - Dr. Schuldenrein and guests explore the myths surrounding this exotic, often misunderstood field and acquaint listeners with the contemporary practice of unearthing the human past.
Need something to keep you awake during your long commutes to/from work or school? Check out the podcasts above! (Image credit: Tomb Raider)
Last updated: 11th July 2013.