A podcast blog that will cover the history of humanity from the rise of homo sapiens to the modern day and all the really good parts in between. Amaze yourself with all the history you'll learn and impress your friends! Be the envy of everyone at trivia night and annoy your neighbors with your knowledge during really bad historical movies.
You can't talk about Alexander without talking about his dad, Philip II! Without him Macedon wouldn't have all the institutions and military doohickeys that let Alex pretty much go straight to work on the Persians.
It took a lot of self control to not include war, fighting, or any form of soldiers with pointy objects trying to poke other soldiers with pointy objects in this episode! Don't you start falling asleep on me, I ASSURE you it's interesting! And for you history sticklers out there, I'm gonna be up front with you. I'm leaving out the Corinthian War and the March of the 10,000. Why? Because how much carnage do you want in these podcasts!?
Will the brutal militarism of Sparta triumph against the brutal democracy of Athens? And Socrates - what's up with him? Doesn't he know that every rose has its thorn just like every night has its dawn?
With a guest introduction from Benjamin Ashwell of the Talking History: Italian Unification podcast!