Living History - Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

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Living History
Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

2015

Explore great moments of history through the eyes of everyday citizens. Living History spotlights 24 turning points where the tide of history changes irrevocably. Moving deeper into these momentous events, you step into the...

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Robert Garland Ph.D.

In This Series

Ramesses II: Heartbeat of History
Episode 1
Ramesses II: Heartbeat of History
Marathon: The Persians Have Landed!
Episode 2
Marathon: The Persians Have Landed!
Oresteia: Judgment at the Dionysia
Episode 3
Oresteia: Judgment at the Dionysia
Attack on Attica: Pericles’s Gamble
Episode 4
Attack on Attica: Pericles’s Gamble
Socrates on Trial: For the Defense
Episode 5
Socrates on Trial: For the Defense
Conspiracy! Murder of Philip II
Episode 6
Conspiracy! Murder of Philip II
Alexander the Great: Punjab Revolt
Episode 7
Alexander the Great: Punjab Revolt
Pyrrhus: Deadly Dreams of Empire
Episode 8
Pyrrhus: Deadly Dreams of Empire
India’s Ashoka the Great Repents
Episode 9
India’s Ashoka the Great Repents
Hannibal: Rome Holds Its Breath
Episode 10
Hannibal: Rome Holds Its Breath
The Final Days of Julius Caesar
Episode 11
The Final Days of Julius Caesar
Antony and Cleopatra’s Death Pact
Episode 12
Antony and Cleopatra’s Death Pact
Jesus under Surveillance and Arrest
Episode 13
Jesus under Surveillance and Arrest
Jerusalem Tinderbox: Temple in Flames
Episode 14
Jerusalem Tinderbox: Temple in Flames
Roman Colosseum: Blood in the Arena
Episode 15
Roman Colosseum: Blood in the Arena
Visigoth King Alaric Descends on Rome
Episode 16
Visigoth King Alaric Descends on Rome
Nika Riots at the Racetrack: Theodora
Episode 17
Nika Riots at the Racetrack: Theodora
The Concubine Empress: Wu Zetian
Episode 18
The Concubine Empress: Wu Zetian
Muhammad’s Awakening and Escape
Episode 19
Muhammad’s Awakening and Escape
Charles Martel Defeats the Muslims
Episode 20
Charles Martel Defeats the Muslims
Culture Shock! Travels of Ibn Fadlan
Episode 21
Culture Shock! Travels of Ibn Fadlan
Vladimir Smashes the Idols of the Rus
Episode 22
Vladimir Smashes the Idols of the Rus
Charlemagne Saves Leo III, Rogue Pope
Episode 23
Charlemagne Saves Leo III, Rogue Pope
Urban II Unleashes the First Crusade
Episode 24
Urban II Unleashes the First Crusade