Emily is joined by medieval historian (and founder of Marco Learning) John Moscatiello as they discuss (and sometimes debunk) the role of the Christian Church in the Middle Ages. Topics include land grabs, the Crusades, and the Black Death.
Emily is joined by medieval historian (and founder of Marco Learning ) John Moscatiello to debunk medieval justice in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Topics include witch trials, torture devices, and the power of kings.
Emily talks to an actual medieval historian (John Moscatiello, Founder of Marco Learning) about her favorite movie of all time: Monty Python and the Holy Grail. In Part 1, they wonder, were the Middle Ages really as bad as movies make them seem? (Spoiler: No! It’s a conspiracy!) Topics include Medieval versus Renaissance art, the …
Emma Goldman was an immigrant teenage anarchist who just wanted to dance (and overthrow the government.) But the real question is… how did she end up running an ice cream shop?
(The original episode had audio issues so make sure you listen to this one instead!)
Join me and my former AP US History teacher as we talk about the insane and tragic life of Aaron Burr. Check out the full video conversation on YouTube! Follow Cathy on her #greatamericanhistoryroadtrip on Instagram!