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Ancient History Episodes

(6,000 BCE – 655 CE)
Aug. 1, 2022

Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 3: Vae Victis

"A last alliance against tyranny - the battle for free Gaul" Gaul hung by a thread. As Rome’s grip tightened around their h…

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July 18, 2022

Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 2: Gaul Strikes Back

‘Rome made a desert, and called it peace’. Caesar’s first foray into Gaul had been an overwhelming success. He had vanquish…

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July 4, 2022

Vercingetorix, Caesar's Worst Nightmare | Part 1: Veni, Vidi, Vici

"I am a free man, of a free state" When Julius Caesar became Governor of Gaul in 58BC he dreamt of fame, fortune and legacy. …

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Jan. 24, 2022

Last Of The Romans: Aurelian (Part 2)

"Thus died Aurelian, an emperor who was necessary rather than good". Aurelian had accomplished more in two years than lesser Emp…

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Jan. 10, 2022

Last Of The Romans: Aurelian (Part 1)

In the late third century, The Roman empire teetered on the brink of total collapse. Barbarian hordes pour over the deserted b…

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Dec. 20, 2021

The Sword Of Allah, Khalid ibn al-Walid (Part 2)

Khalid ibn al-Walid's life had taken a full 360 turn. Throwing family tradition aside he'd embraced Islam and helped Muhammad …

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Dec. 6, 2021

The Sword Of Allah, Khalid ibn al-Walid (Part 1)

Khalid was a member of the aristocracy in the Arabian trading city of Mecca. When a local named Muhammad began claiming he was…

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Nov. 16, 2020

St Gregory The Illuminator And The Birth Of The Church

St Gregory was one of the first Christian missionaries in the 3rd century. He bought his faith to Armenia, and received a host…

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Oct. 20, 2020

The First King Of Numidia, Masinissa

Masinissa was the son of a minor Berber Chieftain around the time of the Punic Wars. Through his skills as a cavalry commander …

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