The History of Cologne

The History of Cologne

The podcast about the history of the 2,000 years old city of Cologne in Germany

#55 Rupert of Deutz and the Fire of 1128

Download it: MP3 | AAC | OGG | OPUS

In this podcast episode, you will learn everything about the fire of Deutz and its impact on the region. The focus is particularly on Rupert von Deutz, an important Cologne clergyman of the 12th century who played an important role. Then you'll also learn about an emperor being thrown out of the city at Christmas. And how an archbishop might not have been quite so precise when minting new coins.


Social Media: Instagram Facebook Twitter Patreon

More Info and Links to this podcast: Link here


New comment

By submitting your comment you agree that the content of the field "Name or nickname" will be stored and shown publicly next to your comment. Using your real name is optional.

About this podcast

The History of Cologne is a podcast that tells the story of Cologne, Germany. It’s a city with 2,000 years worth of history and it has so much to tell! Listen to the city growing. Dive into the early history of the city being founded by the Romans. How did it become a bustling medieval city? How did Cologne perform during Napoleon and the Industrial Revolution? And how about the Nazi time? Triweekly schedule, going chronological from the Roman roots up until today.
Where is this podcast now in the chronology: 2nd half of 12th century.

by Willem Fromm


Follow us