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Stuff You Missed in History Class

iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

iHeartRadio & HowStuffWorks

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23.1K
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio and HowStuffWorks.

Latest Episodes

Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 1

Starting in 1801, the Seventh Earl of Elgin removed many classical Greek sculptures from Greece, particularly from the Parthenon and other monuments at the Acropolis in Athens. Pt. 1 covers the events leading up to the early removal efforts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 MIN4 h ago
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Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 1

SYMHC Classics: The Ghost Army

We’re revisiting a 2015 episode about the U.S. Ghost Army, a top-secret group assembled to create confusion and mislead Axis forces during WWII. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MIN2 d ago
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SYMHC Classics: The Ghost Army

Behind the Scenes Minis: André Le Nôtre

Holly and Tracy discuss the great master gardener's work, delve into the moral implications of opulence, and weigh those against the value of the resulting art. They also discuss the nature of unconscious perception of others based on presentation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

14 MIN3 d ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: André Le Nôtre

André Le Nôtre, Part 2

In part one, we talked about Le Nôtre's early years and his work at Vaux-le-Vicomte. Today, we'll pick up with his incredible achievements designing and executing the gardens of Versailles and his later life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN5 d ago
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André Le Nôtre, Part 2

André Le Nôtre, Part 1

Le Nôtre's work defined the French formal garden in the 17th century. Today in part one, we’re going to cover his life up to a project that was controversial not for Le Nôtre's part in it, but because of its implications for the property’s owner. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 w ago
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André Le Nôtre, Part 1

SYMHC Classics: Hokusai

We're revisiting our 2015 episode on Hokusai, who lived during a time when there was not a lot of contact between Japan and the West. But even so, he drew some influence form Western art, and Western art was greatly influenced by his own work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

28 MIN1 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: Hokusai

Behind the Scenes Minis: Joan Curran and Murasaki Shikibu

On today's casual Friday talk, Tracy and Holly talk about the surprising level of recognition Joan Curran got from male contemporaries, war debris, and the skeevier aspects of the "Tale of Genji." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 MIN1 w ago
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Joan Curran and Murasaki Shikibu

Murasaki Shikibu and the Tale of Genji

Murasaki Shikibu, sometimes known in English as Lady Murasaki, lived during Japan’s Heian period. She was a lady-in-waiting to Empress Shoshi, and is credited with writing the Japanese classic literature work, "Tale of Genji." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN1 w ago
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Murasaki Shikibu and the Tale of Genji

Joan Strothers Curran and Radar Countermeasures

Curran was a Welsh scientist who developed a system of thwarting radar for the Allied forces in WWII. What we know of her work is entirely pieced together from accounts by her male colleagues, who, fortunately, recognized the importance of her contributions. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN2 w ago
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Joan Strothers Curran and Radar Countermeasures

SYMHC Classics: The Riotous Life of Caravaggio

This classic from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina explores the controversial life of Caravaggio. He may not be as well-known as Leonardo da Vinci, but this amazing painter has been receiving more and more attention in recent times. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

23 MIN2 w ago
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SYMHC Classics: The Riotous Life of Caravaggio

Latest Episodes

Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 1

Starting in 1801, the Seventh Earl of Elgin removed many classical Greek sculptures from Greece, particularly from the Parthenon and other monuments at the Acropolis in Athens. Pt. 1 covers the events leading up to the early removal efforts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

37 MIN4 h ago
Comments
Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Sculptures, Part 1

SYMHC Classics: The Ghost Army

We’re revisiting a 2015 episode about the U.S. Ghost Army, a top-secret group assembled to create confusion and mislead Axis forces during WWII. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

30 MIN2 d ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: The Ghost Army

Behind the Scenes Minis: André Le Nôtre

Holly and Tracy discuss the great master gardener's work, delve into the moral implications of opulence, and weigh those against the value of the resulting art. They also discuss the nature of unconscious perception of others based on presentation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

14 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: André Le Nôtre

André Le Nôtre, Part 2

In part one, we talked about Le Nôtre's early years and his work at Vaux-le-Vicomte. Today, we'll pick up with his incredible achievements designing and executing the gardens of Versailles and his later life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

35 MIN5 d ago
Comments
André Le Nôtre, Part 2

André Le Nôtre, Part 1

Le Nôtre's work defined the French formal garden in the 17th century. Today in part one, we’re going to cover his life up to a project that was controversial not for Le Nôtre's part in it, but because of its implications for the property’s owner. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 w ago
Comments
André Le Nôtre, Part 1

SYMHC Classics: Hokusai

We're revisiting our 2015 episode on Hokusai, who lived during a time when there was not a lot of contact between Japan and the West. But even so, he drew some influence form Western art, and Western art was greatly influenced by his own work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

28 MIN1 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: Hokusai

Behind the Scenes Minis: Joan Curran and Murasaki Shikibu

On today's casual Friday talk, Tracy and Holly talk about the surprising level of recognition Joan Curran got from male contemporaries, war debris, and the skeevier aspects of the "Tale of Genji." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

12 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Behind the Scenes Minis: Joan Curran and Murasaki Shikibu

Murasaki Shikibu and the Tale of Genji

Murasaki Shikibu, sometimes known in English as Lady Murasaki, lived during Japan’s Heian period. She was a lady-in-waiting to Empress Shoshi, and is credited with writing the Japanese classic literature work, "Tale of Genji." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Murasaki Shikibu and the Tale of Genji

Joan Strothers Curran and Radar Countermeasures

Curran was a Welsh scientist who developed a system of thwarting radar for the Allied forces in WWII. What we know of her work is entirely pieced together from accounts by her male colleagues, who, fortunately, recognized the importance of her contributions. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Joan Strothers Curran and Radar Countermeasures

SYMHC Classics: The Riotous Life of Caravaggio

This classic from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina explores the controversial life of Caravaggio. He may not be as well-known as Leonardo da Vinci, but this amazing painter has been receiving more and more attention in recent times. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

23 MIN2 w ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: The Riotous Life of Caravaggio
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