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History of Persia

History of Persia

By Trevor Culley

A podcast dedicated to the history of Persia, and the great empires that ruled there beginning with the Achaemenid Empire of Cyrus the Great and the foundation of an imperial legacy that directly impacted ancient civilizations from Rome to China, and everywhere in between. Join me as we explore the cultures, militaries, religions, successes, and failures of some of the greatest empires of the ancient world.

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History of PersiaFeb 02, 2021

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86: Old Enemies, New Friends
Nov 28, 202242:11
85: The Spartan War
Nov 05, 202241:38
84: The 10,000 (aka Armenia III)
Oct 22, 202250:25
Bonus 30 Preview

Bonus 30 Preview

A preview of Bonus episode 30, a review of Persians: Age of the Great Kings on Patreon.com/HistoryOfPersia

Oct 20, 202206:39
HoPful Media Announcement (and Greek Coins)
Oct 18, 202232:03
2022 Mehregan Holiday Special!
Oct 01, 202255:50
83: Routine Maintenance
Sep 26, 202248:22
Solidarity with the Iranian People
Sep 24, 202214:36
82: Debrief of the Brothers
Sep 20, 202252:20
81: Cunaxa
Sep 11, 202236:13
80: On the March
Sep 02, 202236:31
79: Cyrus III
Aug 27, 202234:48
78: Robe and Dagger
Aug 17, 202235:21
77: The Yashts
Aug 06, 202258:58
Summer 22 Update + History of Saqartvelo Georgia Episode
Jul 12, 202202:43
Review - King of the World by Matt Waters
Jun 23, 202235:13
76: The Greater Persepolis Area
Jun 09, 202239:34
Merch Announcement! (and Satrap Coins)
Jun 03, 202242:08
75: The Education of Cyrus
May 27, 202239:11
74: The Temple of Yahweh
May 20, 202256:45
73: The Karanos
May 13, 202232:57
72: The Ionian War
May 06, 202232:34
71: New Friends, Old Enemies
Apr 28, 202253:17
70: Darius Do Over, AKA Armenia II
Apr 21, 202239:55
69! Musical Thrones
Apr 09, 202228:24
68: The Other Gods That Are
Apr 02, 202236:00
67: The Empire of Artaxerxes
Mar 26, 202240:32
66: The Syrian Civil War
Mar 12, 202226:28
65: The Peace of Callias
Feb 26, 202231:56
64: Fight to the End
Feb 08, 202234:52
63: The Little Pharaoh That Could(n't)
Jan 13, 202232:40
62: Death In Quick Succession
Dec 10, 202145:01
Elamite Teaser
Nov 25, 202118:23
61: Blood on the Eurymedon
Nov 10, 202140:37
60: Given Against The Demons
Oct 25, 202143:35
59: Holy War
Sep 18, 202141:60
58: Persia's First Family
Sep 04, 202139:50
57: Xerxes at Home
Aug 14, 202132:08
56: Domestic Affairs
Jul 25, 202147:55
55: Still Loud on the Western Front
Jul 10, 202136:54
54: Two By "Sea"
Jun 15, 202130:31
53: One By Land
May 24, 202143:04
Interview: Sean Manning

Interview: Sean Manning

I sat down with Dr. Sean Manning, author of the new book: Armed Force in the Teispid-Achaemenid Empire: Past Approaches, Future Prospects to discuss the military might of the Persian Empire (and why it's so hard to find anything written about it). That includes both the academic nuances of which sources deserve primacy, and ever exciting topics of arms, armor, and tactics.

Dr. Manning's research represents an invaluable resource for anyone trying to engage with the military history of Achaemenid Persia - especially when we try to disentangle it from the Greek Wars.

Armed Force in the Teispid-Achaemenid Empire: Past Approaches, Future Prospects
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50! Ask Me Anything
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