Potstirrer Podcast

Potstirrer Podcast

Where politics, religion and history collide - and it's not always polite! Political opinion podcast hosted by former political science instructor and current political observer Jaye Pool. Left-leaning yet not perfectly bound by ideology. Historical context with a dose of progressive Christianity in the mix. #StirThePot #Resist #p2 #progressiveChristian #Exvangelical... Show More
April 25, 2020 51 min

CONTENT WARNING: The following episode includes discussion of war, with references to physical and sexual violence. Listener discretion is advised.

This multi-episode series is about the history of relations between the United States and the Middle East, including both US foreign policy and the Middle Eastern immigrant experience. This episode is a brief history of the Middle East and Mediterranean regions, from the decline of the Roman Empire to the rise of the Ottoman Empire. In the first episode of Potstirrer Podcast not to center on US politics or culture, Jaye discusses the Great Schism, the rise and fall of the Byzantine Empire, the Crusades, and more.

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Source Material:

https://www.vox.com/world/2018/6/19/17469176/roman-empire-maps-history-explained
https://www.historyhit.com/divorce-and-decline-the-division-of-east-and-west-roman-empires/
https://istanbulclues.com/byzantine-empire-map-information-facts/
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Christianity/The-Schism-of-1054
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Michael-Cerularius
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Saint-Leo-IX
https://www.britannica.com/event/Crusades
https://www.history.com/topics/middle-ages/crusades
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/medieval/9-factors-caused-first-crusade.html
https://www.historynet.com/fourth-crusade-the-second-siege-of-constantinople.htm
https://newrepublic.com/article/154170/owns-crusades
https://www.ancient.eu/article/1249/the-crusades-causes--goals/
http://www.umich.edu/~marcons/Crusades/timeline/summaries/fourth_crusade.htm
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zjbj6sg/revision/1
https://www.history.com/news/why-muslims-see-the-crusades-so-differently-from-christians
http://www.allaboutturkey.com/ottoman.htm
https://www.britannica.com/place/Ottoman-Empire/Osman-and-Orhan
https://www.history.com/topics/middle-east/ottoman-empire
http://www.allaboutturkey.com/janissary.htm

Music:

Potstirrer Podcast Theme composed by Jon Biegen from Stranger Still
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http://jonathanbiegen.com

Blue Moon composed by JVNA

Dreaming in 432Hz composed by Unicorn Heads

Destination Unknown composed by Ugonna Onyekwe

Your Suggestions composed by Unicorn Heads

Mist composed by Odonis Odonis

Epic Battle Speech composed by Wayne Jones

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