Episode 1.4 – Cooperation & Conflict

By the middle of the eighth century BC, the Tyrians were all over the Mediterranean. Under Hiram I, they had begun developing an extensive trading network that connected various Mediterranean regions. They traded in precious metals like gold, silver, tin, and lead and also dealt in ivory, wine, olive oil, and, of course, the famous …

Continue reading Episode 1.4 – Cooperation & Conflict

Episode 1.3 – The Colonies of Vassals

The Late Bronze Age collapse was the first domino to fall that allowed the Phoenician city of Tyre to rise to the top. The resulting circumstances permitted Hiram I to consolidate religious, political and economic power within himself and his dynasty. To seal the deal, he also propped up the Phoenician god Melqart and his …

Continue reading Episode 1.3 – The Colonies of Vassals

Episode 1.2 – A Phoenix Reborn

  Legend has it that two large rocks, known as the Ambrosial Stones, drifted about aimlessly in the Mediterranean Sea. Atop one of them was an olive tree. The tree burned with a fire that never went out. Nor did it consume the tree. Perched on one of its branches was an eagle. On another …

Continue reading Episode 1.2 – A Phoenix Reborn

Episode 1.1 – The Death of Carthage

Greetings Ladies & Gentlemen! In this episode, I introduce the series on Carthage. Initially, I had thought I would put the transcripts for the episode on a Patreon account. However, after thinking about it for some time, I have decided against it. You'll find the transcript of this episode below:

Episode 0 – Historytelling

This is where I introduce the podcast. Please leave any comments, questions or concerns in the comments below or any of my Social Media channels (links in the sidebar on the right). To be notified when the next episode is available, please sign up at the link below: http://eepurl.com/c9qf0z Thanks!

Blog Updates #2

Hello all, In my last update, I mentioned that I had finalized the drafts for the Episodes from 0 till 1.07. Now, I have also added the episodes from 1.08 to 1.10. I removed one episode because I need to do more research on it. With these ten-plus-one episodes now finalized, I will begin recording …

Continue reading Blog Updates #2

Blog Updates

Hello all, So, I have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that I have had to rework some of the later episodes. So, I've removed them from the blog for the time being until I edit them thoroughly. The good news is that Episodes 0 till 1.7 are now finalized. …

Continue reading Blog Updates