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Sagas of She

Sagas of She

By Sagas Of She
Podcast on history's hidden matriarchs. We aim to bring the women hidden in the footnotes of others into the light.
After Dark discusses the darker side of women's history, from cults to ghost stories no topic is off limits. There will be blood, guts and gore galore.
The Tangent Podcast talks anything from myth, legend and supernatural to Star Wars, Marvel and DC. Join two nerds while they chat!
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Sagas of She- After Dark (Female Spies and Espionage Part 1)

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Sagas of She- After Dark (Female Spies and Espionage Part 1)
You asked for it and here is part 1! In this episode Gemma looks into the history of women in the Special Operations Executive (SOE) during the Second World War. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here Intro Music-  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
1:01:27
November 16, 2020
The Tangent Podcast (All About Tea)
If you've been listening to us for a while you will know that we have a slight obsession with all things TEA. So we thought what better than having a long chat about the history of tea! Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here Music Credit: Bongo Madness from Youtube Library
39:52
November 9, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (BONUS- Female Cult Leaders)
Happy Halloween!  For a spooky bonus podcast this month we decided to look at female cult leaders. In this episode we look into the cults of Santé Muerte, Heaven's Gat, The Family as well as the ever popular Voodoo Cults. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here Intro Music-  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
31:47
October 31, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (Female Serial Killers Part 2)
You asked and so we've delivered! In this episode of After Dark we take a look into some of the female serial killers of history, including Louise Peete, Velma Barfield, Juana Barraza, Dana Sue Gray and Miyoko Sumida Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here Intro Music-  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
1:20:15
October 26, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (Female Serial Killers Part 1)
You asked and so we've delivered! In this episode of After Dark we take a look into some of the female serial killers of history, including Mary Ann Cotton, Arsenic Anna and Elizabeth Báthory Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here Intro Music-  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
1:28:01
October 19, 2020
Podcast Day Special Bonus
Happy Podcast Day! In this episode Gemma and Emily take a look at the last 11 months of the blog and the podcast, if you want to hear us ramble on about our journey then this is the podcast for you! Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here  Music Credit: Bongo Madness from Youtube Library
30:08
September 29, 2020
The Tangent Podcast (Women in Comics)
In this episode of The Tangent podcast we talk all about one of our favourite topics ... comics! If you've listened to previous podcasts and follow us on social media, you may well know that we are two giant nerds so this feels like a super easy topic to chat about. Want to know more about women in comics then have a listen!  Find us on social media:  Twitter: @sagasshe  Instagram: @sagas_of_she  Facebook: @sagasofshe  Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here Music Credit: Bongo Madness from Youtube Library
44:53
September 26, 2020
Sagas of She-After Dark (The History of Witchcraft and Magic from the Rise of Christianity to Modern Day Wicca.)
In the second part grab your witches hats as we explore the history of witchcraft and magic from the rise of Christianity and work our way through the Witch Craze, witches in World War Two up to modern day Wicca.  Find us on social media:  Twitter: @sagasshe  Instagram: @sagas_of_she  Facebook: @sagasofshe  Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk  If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here   Intro Music-  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
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September 22, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (The History of Witchcraft and Magic from Prehistory to the rise of Christianity)
In this first part dust off your brooms and head back to prehistory and the ancient civilisations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, Greece and Rome to learn more about the history of magic and witchcraft before the rise of Christianity. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here  Intro Music-  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
48:02
September 14, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (BONUS- Five Tales from History and Folklore)
In this bonus After Dark episode we are looking into 5 different stories from history and folklore. Join us as we look into tales of a witch, a time traveller, a queen, a highway woman and a protective dog. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for more bonus content and early access. Learn more here  Intro Music-  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
30:27
September 7, 2020
The Tangent Podcast (Women Who Dig- Archaeology, Palaeontology and Egyptology)
In this episode of The Tangent Podcast Emily may finally get to use her Archaeology degree! Join us as we talk about women who dig, we are talking archaeologists, palaeontologists and Egyptology! Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
43:59
August 29, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (Historic Relics)
Delve into the world of  relics, from the true cross to the ark of the covenant, the great wall of China to the armour of Shiva discover what makes these objects so special. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
51:56
August 17, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (Curses in History)
Delve into the stories of curses with us, from the cursed tombs of the pharaohs to the jewellery you really shouldn't wear. Join Emily and Gemma as they discuss just a few of these curses. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here  Music Credit: Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
46:54
August 10, 2020
A Q&A Special With a Bonus Women in History Round Up
In this episode we are joined for the very first time with a special guest. Find out a little more about Gemma and Emily and the blog before we have a round up of the last 3 months of our blog posts. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
55:28
August 1, 2020
The Tangent Podcast (Old Wives Tales and Superstitions Throughout History)
This time we look at old wives tales and superstitions. Be prepared for talk of bird poop in this one! Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk Music Credit: Quincas Moreira 'Bongo Madness'
39:47
July 18, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (The History of the Whitechapel Murders Part 2)
In the first ever Sagas of She After Dark we delve into the case of Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel Murders. This is part 2 of a 2 part episode, and fair warning it isn't for the squeamish.  In this episode we look into the police investigation and the Ripper suspects. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here   Music Credit: Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
56:26
June 30, 2020
Sagas of She- After Dark (The History of the Whitechapel Murders Part 1)
In the first ever Sagas of She After Dark we delve into the case of Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel Murders This is part 1 of a 2 part episode, and fair warning it isn't for the squeamish. In this episode we look at the lives of the Victims Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here   Music Credit:  Skeleton Carnival by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
1:04:30
June 23, 2020
The Tangent Podcast (Myth and Fairy Tale)
In this episode we are talking about fairy tales, myths, and legend. In case it hasn’t been obvious before, we are both big book worms, who grew up on fairy tales, stories of witches and wizards, and tales from Greek and Norse mythology. Even now books with witches, elves and vampires are amongst our favourites.  Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here  Music Credit: Quincas Moreira 'Bongo Madness'
36:55
May 24, 2020
Women and Religion in History Round Up
In this episode we look back at the posts throughout April in our Women in Religion month- Hildegard of Bingen Catherine of Siena The Pythia St. Hild of Whitby Abbey Tara and women in Buddhism Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
24:03
May 9, 2020
The Tangent Podcast (Star Wars Special)
On this episode Gemma and Emily talk all things Star Wars .... SPOILER WARNING ALERT we talk about the films so if you haven't seen them be warned! As always we apologise for any technology issues, we are recording remotely while we stick to social distancing guidelines. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
53:12
April 18, 2020
Women in the History of Science Round Up
In this episode we round up the women that we looked at throughout the month of March Mileva Maric Beatrice Shilling Lise Meitner Mae Jamison Stephanie Wilson As well as some bonus chit-chat on female crime fighters and criminals. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
46:51
April 4, 2020
Self Isolation Chit Chat
Welcome to the second podcast from Sagas of She. In this episode we chat about what we are reading and watching while we self isolate. This podcasts accompanies a post on our blog. Find the link below- Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
55:33
March 24, 2020
The Greetings and Salutations Podcast
Welcome to Sagas of She! Learn a little more about who we are and what we do in this short introduction. Find us on social media: Twitter: @sagasshe Instagram: @sagas_of_she Facebook: @sagasofshe Or contact us on on our website: sagasofshe.co.uk If you enjoy our content, please consider becoming a Patron for bonus content and early access. Learn more here 
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March 9, 2020