A History of Italy » Podcast

By Mike Corradi

The show, released in weekly 15/20 minute episodes, covers the history of the Italian peninsula from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476, through the unification of Italy in 1861 to the present day.

  1. 1.
    NewsCappuccino: Roman helmets and insulting Austria – The Italian national anthem
    13:42
  2. 2.
    F100: 02 Benito Andrea Amilcare Mussolini, early years
    31:52
  3. 3.
    116 – Venice in mortal peril (1356 – 1400)
    24:41
  4. 4.
    Special: Republic Day 2021
    18:07
  5. 5.
    115 – Hard times for Venice, a very naughty doge and some funny names (1339 – 1356)
    19:23
  6. 6.
    Anti-mafia martyrs: Giovanni Falcone
    36:22
  7. 7.
    114 – More Milan and popey come home (1345 – 1385)
    22:40
  8. 8.
    F100: 01 What is Fascism?
    29:56
  1. 9.
    Coming soon: Fascism 100
    5:03
  2. 10.
    Special: The Aldo Moro assassination with Lorenzo Paluan
    38:46
  3. 11.
    113 – The definitive death of communal Milan (1339 – 1354)
    23:52
  4. 12.
    Update, conference and vote!
    3:02
  5. 13.
    112 – Queen Joanna of Naples (1345 – 1382)
    20:37
  6. 14.
    Crossover: Colombus and Genoa with the History of North America
    44:35
  7. 15.
    Interview: Jennifer Anton, author of “Under the Light of the Italian Moon”
    38:02
  8. 16.
    Intelligent Speech Conference 2021 – 24th April
    1:42
  9. 17.
    111 – Joanna of Naples, teenage queen with a boring husband (1326 – 1345)
    22:50
  10. 18.
    110 – Cola fizzes and goes flat (1347 – 1354)
    23:09
  11. 19.
    109 – Popeless Rome and the rise of Cola (not the drink)
    25:58
  12. 20.
    Fill-in episode – 2021 Italian government crisis
    13:14
  13. 21.
    Vote for A History of Italy for the Premio Italia Medioevale
    1:34
  14. 22.
    108 – Italians against stairs
    20:56
  15. 23.
    107 – An unexpected king
    20:41
  16. 24.
    106 – An imperial tour of Italy (1327-1329)
    25:07
  17. 25.
    105 – The battle of the Bucket (1325)
    27:57
  18. 26.
    104 – The last Sardinian Judicate (1323-1326)
    24:21
  19. 27.
    103 – Catching up with Genoa (up to 1310’s)
    19:18
  20. 28.
    102 – Venice kicks off its 14th century (up to 1310’s)
    21:17
  21. 29.
    The first great MEGA-RECAP launch
    2:09
  22. 30.
    Interview – Sim Salis on comedy in the Berlusconi era, laughter as resistance
    36:30
  23. 31.
    101 – The many paths to communal demise (up to early 1300’s)
    24:07
  24. 32.
    Recap 05 – From episode 077 to 100
    27:24
  25. 33.
    Berlusconi and Bunga Bunga part 3
    34:52
  26. 34.
    Berlusconi and Bunga Bunga part 2
    31:12
  27. 35.
    Berlusconi and Bunga Bunga part 1
    30:02
  28. 36.
    100 – An interview the godfather of history podcasting and more
    55:32
  29. 37.
    099 – The Visconti lose Milan and take it back again
    22:43
  30. 38.
    098 – The Visconti take Milan, Act 1
    19:05
  31. 39.
    Anti-mafia martyrs: Father Pino Puglisi
    24:22
  32. 40.
    097 – Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy
    23:34
  33. 41.
    Anti-mafia martyrs: Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa
    34:28
  34. 42.
    Anti-mafia martyrs series launch
    5:29
  35. 43.
    096 – Florence goes black and white and Dante gets involved
    18:16
  36. 44.
    Trailer
    1:30
  37. 45.
    095 – Young Dante Alighieri and Florence
    26:06
  38. 46.
    094 – Naples vs Sicily
    21:39
  39. 47.
    093 – A change of scenery for the papacy and an anachronistic emperor
    23:44
  40. 48.
    092 – Boniface VIII peaks and crashes
    22:45
  41. 49.
    091 – Boniface VIII on the scene
    20:58
  42. 50.
    090 – Twilight of the Sardinian Judicates
    24:10

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