Category: Supplemental Episodes

Halloween Ep. 2.0 – Manuscript Found in a Bottle by Edgar Allan Poe

Welcome to our second annual Halloween special here at the Maritime History Podcast. This year I opted for a nautical tale by the ever-popular American author of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe. Some people love this tale, some hate it, but no matter your side, this is a proper sea-tale of weirdness, “ghosts” and an underlying current of horror, so,… Read more →

Ep. 021.5 – The Report of Wenamun

Here is our supplemental episode connected to Episode 021. It’s a pretty straightforward reading of the Report of Wenamun, so please enjoy! Download | RSS | iTunes | Patreon | Leave a Review The Report of Wenamun Year 5, fourth month of summer, day 16, the day of departure of Wenamun, the Elder of the Portal of the Temple of Amun, Lord of Thrones-of-the-Two- Lands,… Read more →


Ep. 011.5 – The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is an anonymous work written by a Greek Egyptian in the first century BCE. The work is a 68-chapter description of the coastlines around the Indian Ocean, with descriptions of the major port cities, the goods that could be had at each port, and much more. It’s directly connected to Roman trade in the Indian Ocean and… Read more →