Frederick the Great and Music
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
2M ago
In this episode, we discuss Frederick's involvement in Prussia's music scene, his own works, and an evening with one of the world's most important composers.  My Links: Amazon Wishlist for Books: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/UZK1RES5MF5F?ref_=wl_share Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Frederick Becomes "The Great"
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
5M ago
In this episode, the Prussian Army fights two battles, Frederick fights in one of these, and he earns the epithet "The Great". My Links: Amazon Wishlist for Books: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/UZK1RES5MF5F?ref_=wl_share Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Hectic Hohenfriedberg
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
6M ago
On today's episode we talk about one of Frederick's "great" battles: Hohenfriedberg. We also take a look at the military and diplomatic situation in the first half of 1745. This battle sure was a doozy to attempt to explain. My Links: Amazon Wishlist for Books: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/UZK1RES5MF5F?ref_=wl_share Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Maurice de Saxe: An Interview with Dr. Jonathan Abel
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
6M ago
We have a special guest today! Dr. Jonathan Abel is a professor at Fort Leavenworth who specializes in French history during the 18th Century. On today's episode, we focus on the interesting story of Maurice de Saxe. My Links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Amazon Wishlist for Books: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/UZK1RES5MF5F?ref_=wl_share Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Frederick Strikes Again!
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
7M ago
Fritz invades the Austrian Province of Bohemia and begins the Second Silesian War! My Links: Amazon Wishlist for Books: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/UZK1RES5MF5F?ref_=wl_share Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Frederick in Neutral Prussia
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
7M ago
In today's episode, we'll talk about the relationship between Voltaire and Frederick, the diplomatic situation during the time after the First Silesian War, and some military reforms in the Prussian military.  My Links: Amazon Wishlist for Books: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/UZK1RES5MF5F?ref_=wl_share Ad-Free Episodes: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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The Historiography Episode with Rhun Hughes
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
10M ago
On today's episode, special guest and writer of a dissertation, Rhun Hughes, and I talk about the historiography surrounding the history of Frederick the Great. What is historiography? Listen and find out! My Links: Ad-free Episodes on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Visiting Potsdam with Jonny Whitlam
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
10M ago
The History of Frederick the Great still lives in Potsdam! Hear how Tour Guide Jonny Whitlam interacts with this history.  Jonny's Links: Instagram; https://www.instagram.com/whitlamsberlintours/ Potsdam Tour https://www.whitlams-berlin-tours.com/potsdam-day-trip-from-berlin-palaces-parks-prussians-and-the-cold-war Self-guided walk https://www.whitlams-berlin-tours.com/tips-for-your-trip/tag/Potsdam My Links: Ad-free Episodes on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_po ..read more
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18th Century History Misconceptions with Public Historian Brandon Fisichella aka Youtuber Brandon F
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
1y ago
Can misinformation about the 18th century really be damaging? In this conversation with Brandon Fisichella, Public Historian/YouTuber, we intend to answer this question. Wait till the end for an actual positive ending on this show!  Brandon's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@BrandonF/featured   Joseph "Plumb" Martin's Memoir: https://www.perlego.com/book/110981/memoir-of-a-revolutionary-soldier-the-narrative-of-joseph-plumb-martin-pdf  Patreon For Ad-Free Episodes: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagr ..read more
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Napoléon and Frederick the Great: A Comparison with Podcaster John Viscardo
The Life and Times of Frederick the Great
by Alec Avdakov
1y ago
In this episode, I have a discussion with podcaster John Viscardo about the characteristics of Napoleon and Frederick the Great's reign.  Generals and Napoleon podcast link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/generals-and-napoleon/id1629218432  For Ad-Free episodes on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/frederick_the_great_podcast Email for questions: aavdakov01@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frederick_the_great_podcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fredthegpodcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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