The Fall of Rome Podcast

Patrick Wyman / Wondery

Barbarians, political breakdown, economic collapse, mass migration, pillaging and plunder. The fall of the Roman Empire has been studied for years, but genetics, climate science, forensic science, network models, and globalization studies have reshaped our understanding of one of the most important events in human history. PhD historian and specialist Patrick Wyman brings the cutting edge of history to listeners in plain, relatable English.

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Our Editor's Take

Dig into some of history's iconic events with Amazon Music and Wondery's The Fall of Rome Podcast. Host Patrick Wyman presents factual information in a thoughtful way, enticing history lovers.

Wyman explores topics from many perspectives, from scientific to sociological, and even anthropological. Both educational and entertaining, this history podcast holds an ideal balance.

Take a look back at the Roman Empire. Learn how the army functioned, explore religion's role, and more. Wyman discusses classic historical events in fresh ways. Both history buffs and new fans will enjoy this podcast and learn something new.

Each episode offers an enticing experience. Listeners will get a chance to rethink what they know about ancient history. From warfare to rival empires and Attila and the Huns, each episode is as engaging as the last. Hit play on The Fall of Rome Podcast to discover history in a whole new light.

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