Articles by Jenny Williamson

Berserkers on the Battlefield

October 5, 2023 | 0 Comments

This is an episode about the shock troops of Viking Armies—the most violent, the most terrifying, the men who ran out ahead of the army to shatter shield walls and break [...Read More...]

Great Yu Controls the Waters

September 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

Cultures on every continent have flood myths, and China is no exception. One of China’s founding myths is one about a singular hero, Yu the Great, and his brilliant works [...Read More...]

536 AD: A Volcanic Murder Mystery

August 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

What was the worst year to be alive? Some researchers have a very specific answer to this question: 536 AD. This is a year when the global temperature dropped, and it was [...Read More...]
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