14 episodes

The History of Iran from ca. 3000 BCE to the early 20th centiry

Iranologie: the History of Iran Podcast Khodadad Rezakhan

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The History of Iran from ca. 3000 BCE to the early 20th centiry

    Special Episode 1: Fall of the Sasanians

    Special Episode 1: Fall of the Sasanians

    This episode is produced in Persian

    • 29 min
    Episode 12: One more on Cyrus and the Origins of His Empire

    Episode 12: One more on Cyrus and the Origins of His Empire

    Cyrus and the conquest of Media and Elam.

    • 24 min
    Episode 11: Kingdom of Anshan and Cyrus the Great

    Episode 11: Kingdom of Anshan and Cyrus the Great

    This episode will talk about the Kingdom of Anshan and the historical context of the rise of Cyrus. It will also retell the story of the birth of Cyrus as told by Herodotus and provides a corrective.

    • 21 min
    Episode 10: the World that Cyrus Conquered

    Episode 10: the World that Cyrus Conquered

    This is a survey of the world in which Cyrus started his career. A look at the Mediterranean World, China, Central Asia, and then the Mesopotamian context for the rise of Cyrus.

    • 25 min
    Episode 9: the Disappearing Kingdom: Medes and the Median Empire

    Episode 9: the Disappearing Kingdom: Medes and the Median Empire

    History of Iran podcast, episode nine. On the Herodotian narrative of the Median Empire and modern scholarship's correctives to it.

    • 37 min
    Applogy amd Explanation Episode

    Applogy amd Explanation Episode

    where I apologise about the temporary break and talk about the upcoming episode

    • 5 min

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