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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!

History of the World podcast Chris Hasler

    • History
    • 4.8 • 616 Ratings

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!

    Vol 4 Ep 4 - The Great Seljuk Empire

    Vol 4 Ep 4 - The Great Seljuk Empire

    1037 – 1194 - From humble beginnings in the lands of the Oghuz Turks, Seljuk traveled east to become Islamised and start a movement which would conquer the lands of the Middle East and directly permanently influence the politics of Eurasia and religion.

    • 56 min
    Vol 4 Ep 3 - The Abbasid Caliphate

    Vol 4 Ep 3 - The Abbasid Caliphate

    750 - 945 - The Abbasid Caliphate marked the Golden Age of Arabic culture when Baghdad became the cultural and economical centre of the world, but many dynastic entities rose to power creating an empire of intense competition.

    • 53 min
    Vol 4 Ep 2 - The Umayyad Caliphate

    Vol 4 Ep 2 - The Umayyad Caliphate

    661 - 750 - The Umayyad Caliphate grew to become the largest land empire that the world had ever seen, but such were the challenges of keeping the Islamic world united that constant civil wars would underpin this dynasty's rule of the caliphate.

    • 55 min
    Vol 4 Ep 1 - The Rashidun Caliphate ( Prophet Muhammad )

    Vol 4 Ep 1 - The Rashidun Caliphate ( Prophet Muhammad )

    632 - 661 - This episode tells the story of the life of Muhammad and his struggles to follow his life's purpose to spread the word of Islam.  We also tell the story of what the Islamic world did after the death of Muhammad and the success of their proliferation.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    SPECIAL - The Mississippian Culture

    SPECIAL - The Mississippian Culture

    800 - 1600 - In this special episode we explore the culmination of many millenniums of mound building cultures in the lands of the modern United States and find out what happened to them when European colonisers arrived in the sixteenth century.

    • 57 min
    SPECIAL - Snorri Sturluson

    SPECIAL - Snorri Sturluson

    1179 - 1241 This episode tells the life story of the Icelandic saga writer and statesman who lived during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries during the closing years of Icelandic independence.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
616 Ratings

616 Ratings

GlennS0113 ,

Outstanding podcast

I’ve been listening to the podcast for about 2 months. I started on V1E1 and am now up to V3E40. Each episode is filled with fascinating content and Chris does an amazing job of producing and presenting. Between the content itself, Chris’ Cockney accent, speed of speaking, and his diction, Chris keeps the listener engaged from beginning to end. Without a doubt, this is one of the best history podcasts that I’ve run across.

bvfgjn ,

Fantastic

Bravo👏

Edd1e@NY ,

Excellent Podcast 🌎😊👍🏼

I just finished listening to Volume 2 and I can wait until I start V3 - Was looking to get into listening to a podcast worth my time and this is as good as it gets!!! Chris does an excellent job - keep up it up and thank you for all that you do.

Thanks 😊
Eddie M.

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