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The History of Ancient Greece

Mar 27, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the events leading up to, the battle of Salamis itself, and its aftermath

Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2017/03/038-behind-wooden-walls.html

 

Intro by Katy and Nathan of Queens Podcast

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Mar 20, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the ascension of Xerxes to the Persian throne; Xerxes' preparations for his invasion of Greece; the Hellenic league and their preparations to defend Greece; and the simultaneous land and sea battles of Thermopylae and Artemisium

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Mar 13, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the events leading up to, the battle of Marathon itself, and its aftermath; the folklore that grew up after Marathon; and the internal political happenings of Athens during the 480s BC

Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2017/03/036-marathonomachoi.html

 

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***Bonus Episode of Drew Vahrenkamp's Wonders of the World: Santorini***

Mar 7, 2017

We go to the Greek island of Santorini to learn about the eruption that devastated the Minoan civilization of nearby Crete. Plus minotaurs, donkeys, Atlantis and Cretan cuisine!  Thanks to Ryan Stitt, Margo Anton, and Seth Ruderman for their help.

 

 

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Mar 6, 2017

In this episode, we discuss the events of the Ionian Revolt, beginning with Miletus' rebellion from the Persian Empire and ending with the sack of Miletus; the internal political happenings of Athens during the 490s BC; the Spartan destruction of Argos at Sepeia; and the early life of one of Athens' key political figures...