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DW World History provides the most detailed productions on the ancient civilizations throughout the world. Each series takes viewers through the timeline of World History, one civilization at a time. Together we explore the rise and fall of of the great empires and reveal how men and women shaped the world we know today. Detailed Maps, Study Guides, Publication & Documentary Reviews and Podcasts are available on our website.

DW World History provides the most detailed productions on the ancient civilizations throughout the world. Each series takes viewers through the timeline of World History, one civilization at a time. Together we explore the rise and fall of of the great empires and reveal how men and women shaped the world we know today. Detailed Maps, Study Guides, Publication & Documentary Reviews and Podcasts are available on our website.

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United States

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DW World History provides the most detailed productions on the ancient civilizations throughout the world. Each series takes viewers through the timeline of World History, one civilization at a time. Together we explore the rise and fall of of the great empires and reveal how men and women shaped the world we know today. Detailed Maps, Study Guides, Publication & Documentary Reviews and Podcasts are available on our website.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ancient Near East - 05 - Old Babylonian Period

3/25/2021
In this episode we focus on the Old Babylonian Period, the eight kingdoms, and the rise and fall of the Babylonian Empire under Hammurabi. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for this episode are available at: https://www.patreon.com/DWWorldHistory Support...

Duration:00:15:59

Ancient Near East - 04 - The First Empires

3/17/2021
In this episode we follow the rise and fall of the Akkadian Empire and the Third Dynasty of Ur, also known as the Neo-Sumerian Empire. We also focus on Sargon the Great, the Guti, Ur-Nammu, Shulgi and more. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for this episode...

Duration:00:20:57

Ancient Near East - 03 - Early Dynastic Period

3/1/2021
We begin this episode with a focus on Babylonia during the Early Dynastic Period, from 2900-2350 B.C. We also discuss the Sumerian King List and the Umma - Lagash Border Conflict. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for this episode are available...

Duration:00:17:45

Ancient Near East - 02 - Origin of the City-State

2/19/2021
We begin the chronological journey with a quick study on the Prehistoric Timeline leading up to the development of writing. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for this episode are available at: https://www.patreon.com/DWWorldHistory Support the show...

Duration:00:16:39

Ancient Near East - 01 - Introduction

2/11/2021
Welcome to the DW World History Channel. Hosted by David Wainright, this series takes you through the the Ancient Near East from Prehistoric Times to the Fall of the Persian Empire. In this introduction episode, we focus on the chronological timeline revealing a broad outline of what will be covered in the following episodes. In the second segment, we show the geography of the Ancient Near East and how the 'Land Between the Rivers' developed based on the surrounding physical...

Duration:00:17:17

Ancient Egypt - 26 - The Late Period

9/17/2020
In this final episode on the Ancient Egyptian Timeline, we focus on the end of Native Egyptian rule and Egypt's dominance by the Persian Empire. We highlight the last Native Egyptian Pharaoh, Nectanebo II. In this episode, we focus on the 26th Dynasty and the Saite Period of Egypt. With the sack of Nineveh in 612 B.C. and the fall of the Assyrian Empire, both Psammetichus II and his successors attempt to reassert Egyptian power in the Near East. This Podcast series is also available on...

Duration:00:14:45

Ancient Egypt - 25 - The 26th (Saite) Dynasty

9/8/2020
In this episode, we focus on the 26th Dynasty and the Saite Period of Egypt. With the sack of Nineveh in 612 B.C. and the fall of the Assyrian Empire, both Psammetichus II and his successors attempt to reassert Egyptian power in the Near East. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version...

Duration:00:11:18

Ancient Egypt - 24 - Assyrian Dominance

8/25/2020
The focus of this episode include the end of Nubian control of Egypt and the conflicts with the mighty Assyrian Empire. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for this episode are available at: https://www.patreon.com/DWWorldHistory You may wish to review these...

Duration:00:10:53

Ancient Egypt - 23 - Third Intermediate Period

8/10/2020
We set the stage for the domination of Egypt by the Assyrians during this episode with a focus on the 21st - 25th Dynasties. We also highlight Egypt's first intact royal tomb, rarely known, that was discovered quietly during World War II. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version...

Duration:00:20:21

Ancient Egypt - 22 - End of the New Kingdom

7/31/2020
We follow the end of the 20th Dynasty in this episode that closes the New Kingdom. We focus on pharaohs Ramesses IV through Ramesses XI and close with the final tomb constructions in the Valley of the Kings and the rise of the priests of Amun. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version...

Duration:00:15:03

Ancient Egypt - 21 - Pharaoh Ramesses III

7/25/2020
Ramesses III, Egypt's last Great Pharaoh. We follow this king and focus on the trial of those that tried to take power for themselves! *** WARNING - This episode contains violent descriptions of state punishments *** This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for...

Duration:00:14:08

Ancient Egypt - 20 - End of the 19th Dynasty

7/17/2020
We follow Pharaohs Merneptah, Seti II, and Queen Twosret as the 19th Dynasty comes to an end. We also focus on Flinder Petrie's greatest discovery... a find that would create waves of excitement throughout the religious field! This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version...

Duration:00:13:07

Ancient Egypt - 19 - Pharaoh Ramesses II

6/30/2020
One of the Greatest Pharaohs to have ever ruled Egypt... Ramesses II built the most Temples, sired the most children, and fought one of the greatest battles in Egyptian history! We focus on this incredible king and discuss in the detail.. The Battle of Kadesh! This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version...

Duration:00:21:16

Ancient Egypt - 18 - Rise of the 19th Dynasty

6/11/2020
In this episode we feature the first two kings of the 19th Dynasty and one of the most mysterious structures in the world... the Osireion. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for this episode are available at: https://www.patreon.com/DWWorldHistory You may...

Duration:00:15:06

Ancient Egypt - 17 - Pharaoh Tutankhamun

5/30/2020
King Tut... Ancient Egypt's most famous Pharaoh! We follow this boy-king and discuss what really did kill him in one of the most dramatic episodes from this series. We also discuss the end of the 18th Dynasty with the reigns of Pharaohs Ay and Horemheb. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version...

Duration:00:14:47

Ancient Egypt - 16 - Pharaoh Akhenaten

5/16/2020
This biography highlights King Akhenaten. The most unique and radical Pharaoh to have ever ruled Egypt, he attempted to change the very foundation of Egyptian thought by establishing the world's first monotheistic religion. Who was this king and who was his only god? We also feature Queen Nefertiti, and her very famous sculpture. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information...

Duration:00:14:18

Ancient Egypt - 15 - The Golden Age

5/4/2020
The pinnacle of Egyptian power and prestige... The Gold Age of Ancient Egypt! We follow the three pharaohs who ruled during this prosperous time and explore their building projects and accomplishments. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://www.youtube.com/DWWorldHistory Outlines for this episode are...

Duration:00:18:11

Ancient Egypt - 14 - Pharaoh Tuthmosis III

4/20/2020
Known as the 'Napoleon of Egypt', Tuthmosis III set his eyes upon the Levant and expanded Egyptian territory into Syria, all the way to the Euphrates River. We focus on the Egyptian Army and the Battle of Megiddo, the world's first recorded battle in reliable detail. We also discuss the Karnak Temple expansions and Tomb KV34. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information...

Duration:00:13:09

Ancient Egypt - 13 - Queen Hatshepsut

4/2/2020
More powerful than the famous Cleopatra, she was one of Egypt's greatest and least known rulers. We follow Queen Hatshepsut in the first major biography of the New Kingdom and focus on her relationships with her adviser Senenmut and her step-son, Tuthmosis III. We end with discussing the reasons she was so violently removed from the Egyptian historical record. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources,...

Duration:00:17:42

Ancient Egypt - 12 - Rise of the New Kingdom

3/30/2020
After the expulsion of the Hyksos, Pharaoh Ahmose I established the 18th Dynasty with the Rise of the New Kingdom. We focus on the beginning of the best dynasty to have ever ruled Egypt and discuss how one of these pharaohs could have been the real Pharaoh of the Exodus Story. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version...

Duration:00:18:06