The History of the Barbarians’s Podcast
Impending Doom-Episode 14

Impending Doom-Episode 14

October 23, 2018

A look at the final maneuverings and key players of the lead up to the Battle of Adrianople. Included is Fritigern's rebellion, Rome's emperors Gratien and Valens, and Greuthungi leaders Aletheus and Saphrax.

Mi Casa Es Su Casa-Episode 13

Mi Casa Es Su Casa-Episode 13

October 7, 2018

The Goths have finally reached their goal of entering into the Roman Empire seeking safety from the Huns and the chaos of the Pontic Steppe. The Romans show the asylum seekers some questionable hospitality. 

Here come the Huns-Episode 12

Here come the Huns-Episode 12

September 23, 2018

The world of the Goths is turned upside down by the invading Huns in 375 C.E. 

Gothic Meddling-Episode 11

Gothic Meddling-Episode 11

September 9, 2018

The Goths back a usurper to the Roman throne and the Roman Emperor does not appreciate the effort. 

Little Wolf-Episode 10

Little Wolf-Episode 10

August 26, 2018

Ulfilas' achievements including the conversion of a Tervingi Goth minority leads to conflict at home and exile in the Roman Empire for many in the 4th century.

As the Tervingi Turn-Episode 9

As the Tervingi Turn-Episode 9

July 27, 2018

A look into what the Tervini were doing during the peace of the mid 4th century. We also look at how a Goth would dress, trade and operate economically.

Constantine’s Sword-Episode 8

Constantine’s Sword-Episode 8

July 19, 2018

We take a look at the Goth's interactions with the military might of Constantine the Great from the early 320's to 332 CE. 

Spring Time for the Goths-Episode 7

Spring Time for the Goths-Episode 7

July 12, 2018

The Goths will consolidate power and grow in strength in the areas north of the Danube and the Black Sea. It is during this time that they will settle into two major groups named Tervingi (western Goths) and Greuthungi (eastern Goths). This episode will look into the power and social structures of the Goths in the early 300s C.E.

Crisis of the Third Century part three-Episode 6

Crisis of the Third Century part three-Episode 6

July 5, 2018

Conclusion of the Goth activities in the Crisis of the Third Century.

A literary connection to the Goths-Episode 5

A literary connection to the Goths-Episode 5

June 28, 2018

A discsussion with a Gothic horror novelist and teacher, Cain Macbeth, about the nature of horror stories and the connection to the people called the Goths.