The “Barbarian” Apocalypse | Early Medieval Europe
Last episode we talked in general about why these classical empires declined and led way to the medieval era inRead more.
Decline of Classical Empires
So how did all of these incredible classical empires decline? (Listen to the entire episode here!) Fortunately for us butRead more.
The (First) Rise of Classical China
Two classical dynasties set up China to be a relatively unified and stable powerhouse for the next 2,000 years. TheRead more.
Thank God for Sanskrit | Classical India
We weren’t really able to talk much about India in the ancient era because their language still hasn’t been deciphered.Read more.
All Roads Lead to Rome
There are a lot of Rome fans out there who are going to be upset by how many crazy importantRead more.
Alexander the Great
Who was Alexander and why was he so great? (Listen to the entire episode here!) Childhood Alexander the Great wasRead more.
This is Sparta! | Classical Greece
We hear about classical Greece all the time. So who were these Greeks? (Listen to the entire episode here!) ShortRead more.
Anatomy of the Persian Empire
The poster child for empire building is Persia. The Classical Era begins at 600 BCE because this is around whenRead more.
How much of world history can I relate to the Hunger Games? All of it.
One year I had a student keep track of every time I referenced the Hunger Games in my world historyRead more.
When you win wars, you get to name stuff
It’s so easy to study history and forget that these things actually happened. Like, George Washington woke up each morning,Read more.