Show 56 - Kings of Kings

Show 56 - Kings of Kings

Update: 2015-10-29376
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Often relegated to the role of slavish cannon fodder for Sparta's spears, the Achaemenid Persian empire had a glorious heritage. Under a single king they created the greatest empire the world had ever seen.
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Cassie

you would think this is boring but wow this is so good

Apr 18th
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Steven Wells

just listened to this 3.5 hour podcast and some people might think that sounds crazy to listen to something that long. But I think I'm going to listen to it again it was so good!

Feb 15th
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Sebastian Bray

1:15

Dec 7th
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Razvan Mihai Gherghina

At some point you wrongly mention that countries had to choose between Ussr and USA. This is false since those countries were forced in the Ussr influence. It was not by their choosing.

Aug 25th
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Nick Kerastas

Razvan Mihai Gherghina Hes not that wrong. Greece and other Balkan nations were led by Josep Tito under the Non-Aligned movement. Often times countries under the Yugoslav sphere of influence dealt with both USSR and US relstions. almlost playing them off eachother.

Dec 22nd
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Omar Farajat

Damien Miller To add further to that, the notion of a "Third World" is a product of the Cold War. These were countries that were (at least not explicitly) aligned to either the Western ("1st World") or Eastern ("2nd World") blocks, i.e. most of Central/Southern America, Northern/Central Africa, and most of Southeast Asia. So not all countries chose sides per say, but I guess you can say that many developed countries and major-players did, while a sizeable enough chunk of the world chose to stay "neutral".

Nov 15th
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Michael Clark

this is the single best episode of any podcast I have listened to. amazing

Aug 23rd
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Ben Guy

Dan Carlin is the goat

Jan 29th
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Michael Lach

Jeremy Jewell He basically should go down as a legend for inventing a new type of entertainment.

Apr 4th
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wonka whiteMan

wonka whiteMan ohh

Apr 2nd
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Show 56 - Kings of Kings

Show 56 - Kings of Kings