Episode 3.8: Zama

November 21, 2019

It’s hardly a household word today, but Zama decided the fate of Rome. Join us for the epic battle of two titans, Hannibal and Scipio.

Episode 3.7: Cannae

November 14, 2019

Hannibal’s victory at Cannae was one of the most dramatic in history yet ultimately one of the least fruitful. Here’s how it happened.

Episode 3.6: Issus

November 7, 2019

Follow one of history’s most dramatic clashes of kings, when Alexander and Darius fought, for the first time, at Issus,

Episode 3.5: Granicus River

October 31, 2019

Learn how Alexander won his first clash with the Persian army, in a cavalry battle on the banks of a river in what is now northwestern Turkey.

Episode 3.4: Battle of Salamis

October 24, 2019

Salamis, the great clash at sea between Greece and Persia.

Episode 3.3: Thermopylae and Us, A Conversation with Brett McKay

October 17, 2019

We talk to Brett McKay, of The Art of Manliness, about Thermopylae, 300 Spartans, and their meaning for us today.

Episode 3.2: Thermopylae

October 11, 2019

“Go Tell the Spartans” – and what that famous phrase means.

Episode 3.1: Marathon

October 3, 2019

What’s the history of the great battle behind the famous race? Join us and find out.

Episode 2.4: Caesar’s Funeral

March 4, 2019

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears for the real story of Caesar’s Funeral.

Episode 2:3: The Ides of March

February 25, 2019

What really happened in the Roman Senate meeting where Julius Caesar was assassinated? Join me and Dr. Francesco Galassi MD, the distinguished paleopathologist, for a fascinating look at the famous events of March 15, 44 BC.

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