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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.
    047 – Bye bye Byzantines – The end of Byzantine Italy part 103/20/2019
    23:08
  2. 2.
    046 – Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa, part 203/05/2019
    28:09
  3. 3.
    045 – Matilda of Tuscany, the iron countess of Canossa Part 102/24/2019
    21:34
  4. 4.
    044 – Goodbye Henry, goodbye Matilda and a can of worms02/16/2019
    24:06
  5. 5.
    Interview – The massacre of the Foibe and the Italian Istrian exodus with Roberta Alessandra Belulovich02/10/2019
    32:28
  6. 6.
    043 – A crusading we will go02/03/2019
    22:17
  7. 7.
    Special episode 06 – Italy’s role in the holocaust01/27/2019
    19:06
  8. 8.
    042 – An “Urban” pope and an imperial soap opera01/20/2019
    17:19
  1. 9.
    041 – A Runaway pope and the end of the Fox01/12/2019
    18:00
  2. 10.
    NC 013 – Happy birthday podcast and national stereotypes01/05/2019
    8:13
  3. 11.
    040 – Half-time in the investiture controversy01/04/2019
    16:35
  4. 12.
    Christmas 2018 – Italian Christmas past and present and a Christmas witch12/26/2018
    18:54
  5. 13.
    039 – A sticky end and the humiliation of Canossa12/19/2018
    17:05
  6. 14.
    038 – Gregory VII and marriage counselling12/12/2018
    18:35
  7. 15.
    037 – The Normans run out of room and the papacy out of patience12/05/2018
    17:11
  8. 16.
    036 – Introducing a beard, a hunchback and Matilda11/28/2018
    17:22
  9. 17.
    035 – The lion, the fox and the Great Schism11/21/2018
    19:34
  10. 18.
    034 – Another Henry, too many popes and naughtiness in the church11/11/2018
    20:47
  11. 19.
    033 – Here come the Normans, there goes the neighbourhood10/27/2018
    18:27
  12. 20.
    032 – Saxons to Salians and a fake news legend10/18/2018
    20:22
  13. 21.
    031 – A rebellion in the south, a lion in the north and how Henry II got on10/09/2018
    20:36
  14. 22.
    Special episode 05 – The massacre of Monte Sole09/30/2018
    17:42
  15. 23.
    030 – Saxons, Saracens, Sardinia09/25/2018
    19:24
  16. 24.
    029 – New millennium, nationalist myths, same old mess09/16/2018
    16:00
  17. 25.
    Special episode 04 – 8th September 1943, from infamy to resistance09/09/2018
    17:41
  18. 26.
    028 – The year 1000 and life for the average Giuseppe09/03/2018
    16:38
  19. 27.
    NC 003 – Identity crisis of a Brexit victim08/30/2018
    8:17
  20. 28.
    Recap 02 – episodes 014 – 02708/27/2018
    19:24
  21. 29.
    NewsCappuccino 002 – On the possible third Italian republic and unity08/22/2018
    11:40
  22. 30.
    NewsCappuccino 001 – Choosing coffee, choosing a government and a visit to Rome08/22/2018
    11:57
  23. 31.
    NewsCappuccino 000 – Launch episode08/22/2018
    3:17
  24. 32.
    027 – Yet another Otto (III)08/19/2018
    20:03
  25. 33.
    026 – Another Otto (II)08/12/2018
    19:52
  26. 34.
    025 – Ottonian Italy08/04/2018
    18:24
  27. 35.
    Interview – Daniela Pellacani on Ciro Menotti07/27/2018
    17:54
  28. 36.
    024 – Outstanding Otto and more mess from a porn pope07/21/2018
    18:05
  29. 37.
    023 – Here come the Ottonians07/13/2018
    19:49
  30. 38.
    022 – More mischief from Marozia06/29/2018
    20:52
  31. 39.
    021 – Rowdy Roman Revelry: Marozia’s pornocracy06/21/2018
    16:33
  32. 40.
    020 – Annoying anarchy06/13/2018
    21:13
  33. 41.
    019 – Feudal fun with the Franks06/08/2018
    20:42
  34. 42.
    Special episode 03 – Republic Day and an unprecedented institutional crisis05/30/2018
    18:59
  35. 43.
    018 – A clear-up on kingdoms and back up the boot in the ninth century05/23/2018
    18:48
  36. 44.
    017 – Some silly Syracusans, some Saracens and Sicily, plus pirates05/16/2018
    15:38
  37. 45.
    016 – Italy after Charlemagne05/09/2018
    15:13
  38. 46.
    Special Episode 02b – A load of baloney from Bologna part 205/02/2018
    15:49
  39. 47.
    Special Episode 02a – A load of baloney from Bologna Part 104/26/2018
    23:25
  40. 48.
    015 – A Confusing Christmas Coronation04/18/2018
    12:26
  41. 49.
    014 – Carolingian Italy04/11/2018
    16:03
  42. 50.
    Recap 01 Episodes 001 – 013 from the fall of the Western Roman Empire to the fall of the Lombards04/04/2018
    16:05
  43. 51.
    Interview – Dario Pedrazzini on the Lombards03/28/2018
    17:03
  44. 52.
    013 – A look at the Catholic Church03/28/2018
    17:04
  45. 53.
    012 – Here come the Franks03/21/2018
    15:56
  46. 54.
    011 – The Lombards’ last linger in the limelight03/14/2018
    15:21
  47. 55.
    Special episode 01 – The 2018 Italian election03/07/2018
    23:10
  48. 56.
    010 – Getting tired of living with the Lombards02/28/2018
    19:31
  49. 57.
    009 – A crazy confusing conundrum of kings02/21/2018
    16:28
  50. 58.
    008 – The Lombards get comfy and some laws02/14/2018
    18:57
  51. 59.
    007 – Living with the Lombards02/07/2018
    19:32
  52. 60.
    006 – Here come the Lombards01/31/2018
    18:35
  53. 61.
    005 – The Gothic War continues01/24/2018
    19:28
  54. 62.
    004 – Queen Amalasuntha and Byztantium gets annoyed01/17/2018
    17:30
  55. 63.
    003 – Theodoric and the rise and fall of the Ostrogoth kingdom01/10/2018
    19:20
  56. 64.
    002 – The new Italian kingdom from Odoacer to Theodoric01/03/2018
    16:40
  57. 65.
    001 – The end of the end and the beginning of the beginning01/03/2018
    18:02
  58. 66.
    000 – Launch10/06/2017
    8:45

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