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A history podcast about the fall of civilizations through time.

A history podcast about the fall of civilizations through time.
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United Kingdom

Description:

A history podcast about the fall of civilizations through time.

Language:

English

Contact:

+447596915022


Episodes

4. The Greenland Vikings - Land of the Midnight Sun

3/24/2019
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One of the most unlikely tales of a society’s fall is the incredible saga of the Vikings of Greenland. Find out how these European settlers built a society on the farthest edge of their world, and survived for centuries among some of the harshest conditions ever faced by man. Discover how this civilization was able to overcome the odds for so long, and examine the evidence about what happened to cause its final and mysterious collapse. Including Viking poetry, Inuit folktales and thousands...

Duration:01:56:48

3. The Mayan Collapse - Ruins Among the Trees

2/7/2019
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In the tropical forests of Central America, vast stone pyramids slowly crumble beneath the trees. In this episode, we look at that great romantic mystery: the fall of the Classic Maya Civilization. Find out how this great civilization grew up among environmental conditions that no other civilization has ever contended with, learn about the fatal flaws that lay beneath its surface, and what happened after its final, cataclysmic collapse. Credits: Sound engineering by Thomas Ntinas Voice...

Duration:01:59:12

2. The Bronze Age Collapse - Mediterranean Apocalypse

1/21/2019
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Around the year 1100 BC, a wave of destruction washed over the Eastern Mediterranean. It wiped whole civilizations off the map, and left only ash and ruin in its wake. This catastrophe, known as “the Late Bronze Age Collapse”, has become one of the enduring puzzles of archaeology. I want to explore how so many societies could collapse all at once, and seemingly without warning, as well as examine the lessons it might teach us in our increasingly globalised and interconnected world. Credits:...

Duration:01:17:42

1. Roman Britain - The Work of Giants Crumbled

1/19/2019
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A vast ruined bath house, a fire-damaged poem and a world teetering on the brink of collapse. In this episode, we look at the collapse of Roman Britain. Find out how a great civilization grew up almost overnight on the island of Britannia, how it endured the test of centuries against barbarian invasions and foolish rulers, and what happened after its final dramatic collapse. Credits: Sound engineering by Thomas Ntinas Voice Actors: Shem Jacobs Jacob Rollinson Jake Barrett-Mills Music by...

Duration:01:53:55