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History of Gore

James Hoare

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History of Gore

History of Gore

James Hoare

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History of Gore reveals the weird and gruesome side of the past, from burial rites and early medicine to chemical weapons and the occult

Latest Episodes

Episode 6: Leopard Man Murders: Cults, Conspiracies and White Foolishness

EAcross the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th, West Africa's colonial elites quaked in their khaki at the thought of the Leopard Society, a cult who struck seemingly at random, cutting open their prey with steel claws and consuming their innards.

22 MIN2019 APR 11
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Episode 6: Leopard Man Murders: Cults, Conspiracies and White Foolishness

Episode 5: Zulu Medicine, Mutilation and Magic

Back after a hiatus for *reasons*, James Hoare explores the gruesome battlefield rituals of Zulu warriors, the role of magic medicines and war doctors, and how a snuff box filled with semen killed a king.

16 MIN2019 MAR 29
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Episode 5: Zulu Medicine, Mutilation and Magic

Episode 4: Witchcraft and Fear with Malcolm Gaskill (Spellbound Special)

Professor Malcolm Gaskill, co-curator of Spellbound: Magic, Ritual and Witchcraft, discusses the exhibition highlights and perceptions of magic, cunning folk and witch trials over the Early Modern era. Spellbound runs until 6 January 2019 at the Ashmoleon Museum, Oxford.

37 MIN2018 SEP 5
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Episode 4: Witchcraft and Fear with Malcolm Gaskill (Spellbound Special)

Episode 3: The Necrophilia Cult of Eva Perón

In the third episode of History of Gore, James Hoare follows the strange death and resurrection of "Santa Evita", from her lobotomy to her embalming, to her disappearance and worse...

28 MIN2018 AUG 19
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Episode 3: The Necrophilia Cult of Eva Perón

Episode 2: Vseslav, the Medieval Werewolf Prince of Kiev

EIn the second episode of History of Gore, James Hoare reveals the East Slavic answer to Vlad the Impaler, a Medieval prince locked in a Russian Game of Thrones. His advantage? Sorcery and shapeshifting as he takes to the battlefield in the form of a wolf...

28 MIN2018 MAY 30
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Episode 2: Vseslav, the Medieval Werewolf Prince of Kiev

Episode 1: The Tragedy of Otto Rahn, the Nazis and the Holy Grail

EIn the first episode of History of Gore, James Hoare explains how Otto Rahn, remembered as the "real Indiana Jones", let his quest for the fabled Holy Grail blind him to the horrors of the Third Reich. Seduced by SS leader Heinrich Himmler, Rahn's researched was used to further the hateful creed of the Nazi party... but was he really an innocent or was he willing accomplice?

14 MIN2018 MAY 16
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Episode 1: The Tragedy of Otto Rahn, the Nazis and the Holy Grail
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Latest Episodes

Episode 6: Leopard Man Murders: Cults, Conspiracies and White Foolishness

EAcross the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th, West Africa's colonial elites quaked in their khaki at the thought of the Leopard Society, a cult who struck seemingly at random, cutting open their prey with steel claws and consuming their innards.

22 MIN2019 APR 11
Comments
Episode 6: Leopard Man Murders: Cults, Conspiracies and White Foolishness

Episode 5: Zulu Medicine, Mutilation and Magic

Back after a hiatus for *reasons*, James Hoare explores the gruesome battlefield rituals of Zulu warriors, the role of magic medicines and war doctors, and how a snuff box filled with semen killed a king.

16 MIN2019 MAR 29
Comments
Episode 5: Zulu Medicine, Mutilation and Magic

Episode 4: Witchcraft and Fear with Malcolm Gaskill (Spellbound Special)

Professor Malcolm Gaskill, co-curator of Spellbound: Magic, Ritual and Witchcraft, discusses the exhibition highlights and perceptions of magic, cunning folk and witch trials over the Early Modern era. Spellbound runs until 6 January 2019 at the Ashmoleon Museum, Oxford.

37 MIN2018 SEP 5
Comments
Episode 4: Witchcraft and Fear with Malcolm Gaskill (Spellbound Special)

Episode 3: The Necrophilia Cult of Eva Perón

In the third episode of History of Gore, James Hoare follows the strange death and resurrection of "Santa Evita", from her lobotomy to her embalming, to her disappearance and worse...

28 MIN2018 AUG 19
Comments
Episode 3: The Necrophilia Cult of Eva Perón

Episode 2: Vseslav, the Medieval Werewolf Prince of Kiev

EIn the second episode of History of Gore, James Hoare reveals the East Slavic answer to Vlad the Impaler, a Medieval prince locked in a Russian Game of Thrones. His advantage? Sorcery and shapeshifting as he takes to the battlefield in the form of a wolf...

28 MIN2018 MAY 30
Comments
Episode 2: Vseslav, the Medieval Werewolf Prince of Kiev

Episode 1: The Tragedy of Otto Rahn, the Nazis and the Holy Grail

EIn the first episode of History of Gore, James Hoare explains how Otto Rahn, remembered as the "real Indiana Jones", let his quest for the fabled Holy Grail blind him to the horrors of the Third Reich. Seduced by SS leader Heinrich Himmler, Rahn's researched was used to further the hateful creed of the Nazi party... but was he really an innocent or was he willing accomplice?

14 MIN2018 MAY 16
Comments
Episode 1: The Tragedy of Otto Rahn, the Nazis and the Holy Grail
the END
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