Tag: Babylon

Cyrus-the-Great

30 – Cyrus the Great

“O man, whoever you are and wherever you come from, for I know you will come, I am Cyrus who won the Persians their empire. Do not therefore begrudge me this bit of earth that covers my bones.” Epitaph of Cyrus from Plutarch’s: The Life of Alexander Music Credits: http://persia.org/audio.html Artist unknown! All I know it’s a sample called KCD104.wav but…

Assyria

26 – Assyria

“Then the king of Assyria came up throughout all the land, and went up to Samaria, and besieged it three years. In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria took Samaria and carried Israel away into Assyria.” 2 Kings 17:5-6 Big thank you to Owen Plant for allowing the use of his music today! It’s sort of funny…

lettherebehistory

1 – Let There Be History

The very first chapter of The Podcast History of Our World! Here I explain the purpose and intent of the program and begin our history tour…with some non-history! What’s a good starting point for history? 10,000 BC? 10,000,000 BC? How about at the beginning of all things and some creation myths to pave our way! You can always download the…