Laszlo from the China History Podcast is temporarily in the Bay Area and swung by for tea. We had a chat about history and podcasts.
The questions came from the HISTORY PODCASTS Facebook group. And Laszlo’s excellent podcast is at http://chinahistorypodcast.com
Ariovistus crosses the Rhine with the Suebi. Caesar didn’t think much of that.
First episode on the Germans and Romans. The first contact between them did not end well for the Romans… but it ended even worse for the Cimbri.
For your beer to be what it is you have a lot to thank for the 600 year old Deutsches Bierreinheitsgebot. A.k.a the German Beer Purity Law.
How the persecution of Jews has changed over history in Germany.
Fourth and last episode on my miniseries of the Celts:
La Tene meet Romans: The end of the continental Celts.
Taking a break from Celts for some ghost stories.
Third episode on my miniseries of the Celts:
Iron Age Celts up to Roman sources.
Second episode on my miniseries of the Celts:
Life in Bronze Age Germany.