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This is the History of the World podcast!!! The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey!

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This is the History of the World podcast!!! The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey!

    10: Vol 3 Ep 10 - BATTLE - The Battle of Marathon ( 490 BCE )

    10: Vol 3 Ep 10 - BATTLE - The Battle of Marathon ( 490 BCE )

    490 BCE - The Achaemenid Persians had been succesfully expanding their influence across the known world, but when the Athenians supported a revolt of Greek people within the Persian Empire, the Achaemenids sought revenge.

    • 50 min
    9: Vol 3 Ep 9 - Ancient Greece: Greek Colonisation

    9: Vol 3 Ep 9 - Ancient Greece: Greek Colonisation

    750 - 550 BCE - For a couple of centuries, the people of the Greek poleis all jumped into their boats and scattered in all directions.  Where were they going?  What were they doing?  Why were they doing it?

    • 44 min
    8: Vol 3 Ep 8 - Ancient Greece: Ancient Athens, Part Two

    8: Vol 3 Ep 8 - Ancient Greece: Ancient Athens, Part Two

    565 - 493 BCE - The Peisistratid tyranny came under pressure as Athens demanded democracy so vehemently that even the mighty Spartans could not impose their authority over the Athenians.

    • 47 min
    7: Vol 3 Ep 7 - Ancient Greece: Ancient Athens, Part One

    7: Vol 3 Ep 7 - Ancient Greece: Ancient Athens, Part One

    800 - 565 BCE - We walk through the journey of the Greek capital during the Archaic period and discover what this independent city did to avoid tyranny before succumbing to it.

    • 38 min
    6: Vol 3 Ep 6 - Ancient Greece: Dark Age and Archaic Greece

    6: Vol 3 Ep 6 - Ancient Greece: Dark Age and Archaic Greece

    1200 - 600 BCE - Exactly what did happen in Greece after the Late Bronze Age Collapse and the disappearance of the Mycenaean culture, and what are poleis?

    • 42 min
    5: Vol 3 Ep 5 - Ancient Persia: Iranian Religion in Antiquity ( Zoroastrianism )

    5: Vol 3 Ep 5 - Ancient Persia: Iranian Religion in Antiquity ( Zoroastrianism )

    609 BCE - 651 CE - What is Zoroastrianism and how did it originate?  Which belief systems did it influence and which belief systems existed alongside it in Iranian lands?  How did the Persian elite view and use Zoroastrianism in their respective empires?

    • 41 min

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