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History and Folklore Podcast

Dec 26, 2021

Cosmic reindeer, giants, goats and child-eating cats. Listen to some tales about the creatures that stalk the night over the Yule and Christmas period, and learn a few techniques to protect yourself from them.

Nov 28, 2021

This month we look into the history of alchemy and the worldview and aims of early alchemists. 

Find out how metal gets married, why poisons are good and how humans reflect the entire universe. 



‘From a man and a woman make a circle, then a square, then a triangle, finally a circle, and you will obtain...

Oct 22, 2021

This month we look into the history and folklore of fog including the four (or five) elements, dragons, gods and the dangers that lurk in the mist.

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Oct 17, 2021

The Wild Hunt is a band of ghost warriors, witches or demons that stalk through the dark nights skies. But where do these tales originate?
The answer might be more varied than you expect.
This is a bonus episode for the Aloreing Podcast's Hallowe'en playlist. This playlist that will be updated through October with...

Sep 19, 2021

In this episode we look into the origins of vampire mythology, learn how to properly accomplish the art of dying, discover why you should not answer strange voices in the night and find out what happens when you are buried alive with a reanimated corpse. 

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