Ergotism

Ep 177: Ergotism

The end of Season 5 is upon us, and the Davids end in a sickly bang as they discuss Ergotism! A dangerous and deadly disease, Ergotism ravaged medieval countrysides and has been pegged as a culprit in a number of famous historical events. The boys look at the history of the disease, including where it […]

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The Salem Witch Trials

Episode 138: The Salem Witch Trials

You stand accused of wanting to learn more about the Salem witch trials! A sad chapter of American history, the Salem witch trials were a time of paranoia, hysteria, requital, and religious fervor gone awry. Flora and Stecco discuss the cultural climate leading up to this period, including witch hunts and persecution in general. How […]

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