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♫ Third Century Crisis - "Hold the Phalanx!" - Extra History Music

Listen to "Hold the Phalanx!" the theme track of our series on the crisis that rocked the Roman Empire and Aurelian & Diocletian's attempts to hold it together. Music by Tiffany Román: http://www.tiffanyromanlouk.com/ Join us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon Check out our other shows at http://becauselearningmatters.com Subscribe for new...

Third Century Crisis - Lies - Extra History

Welcome Extra Historians to Lies, where we talk about the mistakes we made and the details we couldn't quite squeeze into the episode proper. We Franced some Germanies, slighted Caesar, and are here to provide you with all the emperor names from the first episode and more. If you want to check out our recommended reading, you can find it on our...

La Llorona - The Weeping Woman - Extra Mythology

A Mexican ghost story of a woman who, from sadness or madness, does the unthinkable and drowns her two children & then herself. The tale differs from place to place, and from time to time, but one detail is consistent. The Weeping Woman is still out there, wailing and mourning her two boys... and looking for others to join them. If you see a woman...

Bartolomé de las Casas - Changing Your Mind - Extra History

Wargaming's new podcast "The Finest Half Hour" is a great way to learn about all facets of World War II from the fallout of WWI to the ordinary lives of civilians during the war, narrated by British army vet Richard Cutland. Check it out here: https://anchor.fm/thefinesthalfhour Bartolomé de las Casas had it all. A conquistador at the height of Spain's...

The Harlem Hellfighters - The 369th Infantry - Extra History

Please check out The Black Veterans for Social Justice, an organization dedicated to servicing veterans, their families, and members of the community: https://bvsj.org/ When World War 1 kicked off, black Americans were not allowed to serve in the army until a draft was implemented. Even then, the 15th infantry regiment was off to a rocky start. They...

Why You Should Care About CDA 230 - Platform Responsibility & Free Speech - Extra Credits

Thanks to Joe Newman ( https://www.fenwick.com/people/joseph-newman ), Rebecca Fewkes ( https://www.fenwick.com/people/rebecca-a-e-fewkes ), & Andrew ( https://www.fenwick.com/people/andrew-p-bridges ) for their legal expertise on this episode! President Trump wrote an executive order asking for clarification on section 230 of the Communications...

D&D One-Shot Announcement

The D&D one shot is nearly here! Thank you all so much for your generosity during our charity livestream. Now we get to show you our appreciation by having Matt, Ali, Jac, Will, and Geoff dive into a dungeon to wrangle some monstrosity in a one-shot run by Arthur. We've been working on this for a while, and we can't wait to share it with all of...

Third Century Crisis - The Great Persecution - Extra History - #5

Thanks to our Patrons for selecting this topic! Want to choose what subject we cover next? Join us on Patreon and vote on topics for EH! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon Diocletian worked hard to pull together the Roman Empire from the brink of collapse but remember, his strategy was to return the Empire to some mythic past that really never existed in the...

Syphilis - The Killer Cure - Extra History - #2

If you live in Minnesota, learn more at http://U21checkups.com. If you don’t, check here: https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/benefits/epsdt/index.html . Ho boy this one is rough. Syphilis was not an untreatable disease but sometimes the cure could be worse. Malaria was used to burn out the disease from patients, but the patients this was tried on...

Persephone & Hades - A Match Made in Hell - Extra Mythology

The famous story of the seasons, Persephone and Hades. A romantic kidnapping that ended up creating a situation where Persephone has to spend half of her time in the world above and half of her time in the world below. This story may be one of the most retold and reinterpreted myths for a long time, from Hadestown to Lore Olympus. And as a bonus, hey...

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