History of our World

History of our World

072 - Tarquins & Republicans

The original title was going to be Tarquin and the Roman Republic, but I'm saving that in case I...

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071 - Downfall of the Roman Kingdom

It's not a podcasting mirage - it really is a new episode! And it's a long'un to make up for all...

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070 - Legends of the Roman Kings

Why legends? Because the first four kings of Rome have no historical corroborating evidence! I...

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069 - Rome

Ave Podcastorians! This is it - our first foray into the hallowed halls of Roman history,...

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068 - Children of Mars

This is it podcastorians, our last Carthage-centric episode for a bit! I thought about splitting...

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061 - Agathocles: Scourge of Carthage

Yes we’re still on Carthage, but Agathocles is the one in the spotlight here! He’s just so...

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067 - Agathocles

Yes we’re still on Carthage, but Agathocles is the one in the spotlight here! He’s just so...

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060 - Punic Ambition, Syracusan Tyranny

The war for control of Sicily drags on and neither side looks particularly good in this! Tyrants,...

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066 - Punic Ambitions

The war for control of Sicily drags on and neither side looks particularly good in this! Tyrants,...

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065 - Carthage vs. Syracuse

The confrontation between the Hellenic and the Punic world was inevitable, but the battleground...

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064 - Carthage

Carthage always seems to take a backseat in history to another big player in the Mediterranean....

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063 - The Qin Dynasty

King Zheng is all fired up to take on...well, pretty much everybody else! And in this episode...

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062 - The Fortunes of Qin

Let's start 2015 off with one of the best historical stories out of this time period! How does...

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055 - The Hundred Schools of Thought

How many philosophers can we cover in one episode? 100? Ah…well no, but six is pretty good!

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061 - The Hundred Schools of Thought

How many philosophers can we cover in one episode? 100? Ah…well no, but six is pretty good!

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054 - The Spring and Autumn Period

Who says you can’t condense 300 years of interstate fighting amongst hundreds of states...

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060 - The Spring and Autumn Period

Who says you can’t condense 300 years of interstate fighting amongst hundreds of states into a...

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053 - The Zhou Dynasty

The Zhou might be the longest dynasty in Chinese history, but that's not entirely accurate! Their...

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059 - The Zhou Dynasty

The Zhou might be the longest dynasty in Chinese history, but that's not entirely accurate! Their...

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058 - The Shang Dynasty

The second dynasty of China, although it's the first we have written evidence for! The Shang...

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