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The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey! This is the History of the World podcast!!! Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/historyoftheworldpodcast/subscribe

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The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey! This is the History of the World podcast!!! Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/historyoftheworldpodcast/subscribe

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English


Episodes
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China: Ming Dynasty (debrief)

5/19/2024
As we near the end of our medieval Far East episodes, we look at what remains for Volume 4 and there's a brief reminder about the Podcast Show 2024 in Islington, London this week. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:13:07

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Vol 4 Ep 75 - China: Ming Dynasty

5/19/2024
1279 - 1644 - We track the downfall of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty of China before reviewing the rise of the Ming Dynasty and how they changed China in a world where long distance trade links were becoming more vital. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:48:37

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The Travels of Marco Polo (debrief)

5/8/2024
A look back at the sources used for this particular episode, and then an update on the redecoration of HQ, a look forward to this month's Podcast Show in London, and a question for you, the listener, about Volume Five. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:15:14

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Vol 4 Ep 74 - The Travels of Marco Polo

5/8/2024
1259 - 1324 - The story behind the book called The Travels of Marco Polo, including who the Polos were and why they traveled to China, and then what was the legacy of this adventure in history. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:38:48

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The History of the World podcast Magazine - 5th May 2024

5/4/2024
HISTORY A TO Z (1) - Let's start with the As. Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Archimedes, Augustus, Attila the Hun and Alfred the Great. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:54:09

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The Battle of Ain Jalut (debrief)

4/23/2024
Broadcasting alone and in a cold, bare walled studio, here is our usual review of the source material used in the construction of the latest episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:13:03

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Vol 4 Ep 73 - BATTLE - The Battle of Ain Jalut ( 1260 )

4/23/2024
1260 - The Mongol expansion had reached the Middle East, and their power enabled them to crush the established states up to the Holy Land. The Holy Land was being claimed by an Egyptian Dynasty with Turkic origins, and as such, would also have mastery of horsemanship and archery. Would the Mongols meet their match? --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:38:30

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The History of the World podcast Magazine - 21st April 2024

4/20/2024
EVENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (4) - Continuing our popular series, we explore the stories of the Greek statesman Solon and Cleisthenes, Cyrus the Great liberating the Jews from Babylon, the enlightenment of Prince Siddharta which led to him becoming the Buddha, and the exile of the last king of Rome, Tarquin the Proud. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:41:04

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The Battle of Legnica (debrief)

4/7/2024
Looking into some of the books used for the construction of this episode, plus a closer look at the Hejnal and some chit chat about a new bookshop opening near HOTWorld podcast HQ and some redecorating scheduled. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:13:06

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Vol 4 Ep 72 - BATTLE - The Battle of Legnica ( 1241 )

4/7/2024
1241 - Simply speaking, this battle is a part of the story of when the Mongols tried to conquer Europe. Hear how the tactical expertise of the Mongols measured up to a European army. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:38:19

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The History of the World podcast Magazine - 5th April 2024

4/4/2024
EVENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (3) - For your listening pleasure we will be revisiting the founding of the city of Carthage, the introduction of the Ancient Olympic Games, the founding myth of the city of Rome, the accession of Tiglath-Pileser III to the throne of Assyria and the exile of the Jews to Babylon. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:38:57

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The Mongols, Part Two (debrief)

3/24/2024
Our usual look back at the source material for the episode alongside a description of the approached required to write such a wide ranging episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:11:33

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Vol 4 Ep 71 - The Mongols, Part Two

3/24/2024
1227 - 1635 - The death of Genghis Khan meant that his descendants would have to share the spoils of the massive empire that he had created. The culture of leadership that he created meant that the Mongols would influence many areas of the world before their ultimate exhaustion. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:42:04

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The History of the World podcast Magazine - 22nd March 2024

3/21/2024
EVENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (2) - This week's magazine takes us on a journey from Ancient Egypt to the biblical Levant, starting with Akhenaten, before speaking of Ramesses II, Moses and Kings David and Solomon of Israel. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:32:06

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Genghis Khan, Part Two debrief

3/10/2024
Our regular look at the source material for the episode, with a look forward to future volumes and branch outs for the podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:18:43

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Vol 4 Ep 70 - PROFILE - Genghis Khan, Part Two

3/10/2024
1206 - 1227 - In 1206, Genghis Khan was accepted as the leader of the Eastern Steppe tribes and all societies in the known world started becoming targets for the Mongols. Genghis Khan was very successful, but why was this? --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:48:00

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The History of the World podcast Magazine - 8th March 2024

3/7/2024
EVENTS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (1) - We go way back in history to explore the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, the completion of the Great Pyramid, the creation of the Akkadian Empire, the law code of Hammurabi and the eruption of the volcano of the island of Thera. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:39:39

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Genghis Khan, Part One (debrief)

2/25/2024
Our usual look at the source material which although is in abundance, can still lead to confusion in piecing together the exact sequence of events. Plus some news about the Podcast Show 2024. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:11:23

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Vol 4 Ep 69 - PROFILE - Genghis Khan, Part One

2/25/2024
1162 - 1206 - This is actually the story of Temüjin, a young boy born of noble stock, and outcast following his father's death. We track Temüjin's incredible rise from humility to grandeur, and find out how he became Genghis Khan. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:00:37:37

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The History of the World podcast Magazine - 22nd February 2024

2/21/2024
GREAT JOURNEYS - We explore some of the great journeys, some fruitful, others fruitless. Hannibal's famous trek across the Alps, Zhang Qian's discovery of the Silk Road, the Viking establishment of Kyivan Rus' far from their homeland and the People's Crusade led by Peter the Hermit. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/historyoftheworldpodcast/message

Duration:01:02:34