Not really, but i am going to take the day to do grades from home. No classes anyway.
Testing out my new Galaxy Note 3. I now am fully mobile.
I started listening to this podcast a couple of weeks ago. I can’t get enough.
I remember driving all over Japan a few years ago, listening to the series about the Byzantines
by Lars Brownworth, a prof, who is doing one on the Normans
. Driving around the US last summer I listened to How the Irish
Saved Civilization, by Thomas Cahill.
But now this new guy (for me), Dan Carlin
, talks about lots of different kinds of history. His podcasts are long, 3-4 hours, but engrossing. I’ve listened to #48, about heretics and a trial in Munster, Germany just after Gutenberg and Martin Luther. And #41, about how the Dark Ages weren’t really so Dark, and how the Goths were a lot more civilized than most people think. Covers from the fall of Rome in 472 up through Charlemagne in the 800’s.
He’s got a much more conversational style than Brownworth, and jumps all over the place. He is at the top of iTunes Podcast list, for a good reason. I just wish I had more time. Next for me: #49 The American Peril. He also does series, such as the ones about Mongolia and the Khan. Well worth the listen.