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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!

    24: Vol 3 Ep 24 - SUMMARY - Ancient Greece, Part Two

    24: Vol 3 Ep 24 - SUMMARY - Ancient Greece, Part Two

    336 - 30 BCE - A deeper look at the chronology of the Hellenistic world with special attention to some of the academic advances.

    • 51 min
    23: Vol 3 Ep 23 - SUMMARY - Ancient Greece, Part One

    23: Vol 3 Ep 23 - SUMMARY - Ancient Greece, Part One

    1200 - 336 BCE - From the fall of the Mycenaeans, to the rise of Alexander the Great, and everything else in between.

    • 41 min
    22: Vol 3 Ep 22 - Ancient Greece: Hellenistic Period

    22: Vol 3 Ep 22 - Ancient Greece: Hellenistic Period

    323 - 30 BCE - The sudden imperial expansion of Alexander the Great's Macedonian kingdom had a profound effect on the vast area's diverse cultures.  This episode explores that effect.

    • 42 min
    21: Vol 3 Ep 21 - Ancient Greece: The Diadochi

    21: Vol 3 Ep 21 - Ancient Greece: The Diadochi

    323 - 281 BCE - Meet Philip III and Alexander IV, Antipater, Craterus, Antigonus, Demetrius, Cassander, Eumenes, Seleucus, Polyperchon, Ptolemy, Lysimachus and Peithon among others.

    • 51 min
    20: Vol 3 Ep 20 - BATTLE - The Battle of Gaugamela ( 331 BCE )

    20: Vol 3 Ep 20 - BATTLE - The Battle of Gaugamela ( 331 BCE )

    331 BCE - The inevitable showdown between Alexander the Great and Darius III took place at Gaugamela, in a battle which would change the world as everyone know it forever.

    • 53 min
    19: Vol 3 Ep 19 - BATTLE - The Battle of Issus ( 333 BCE )

    19: Vol 3 Ep 19 - BATTLE - The Battle of Issus ( 333 BCE )

    333 BCE - Alexander the Great had ventured deeper into Persian territory than any other invader.  So Darius decided to make a surprise move to cut him off from his supply lines entrapping him in a narrow mountain pass.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
213 Ratings

213 Ratings

erdihappy ,

Great Job

You’re doing a fantastic job Chris, keep it up that good work! Its been a tradition for me to tune in with you when having my lunch or dinner. Greetings from Texas!

Ginapie12 ,

Most excellent

A big hello from Washington State. I very much appreciate the well crafted writing. Volume one was fun. Just the thing while waiting out the corona virus.

Suflexs ,

Very Solid

Hats up to the great effort in compacting the historical narrative without missing the highlights.

Your biggest fan from the land of Khemet.

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