History Extra podcast

History Extra podcast

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The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

Categories: Education

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In the latest in our series tackling the big questions on major historical topics, Professor Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, an expert in ancient history, responds to listener questions and popular internet search queries on the Persian empire. Once the largest empire the world had ever seen, Persia was one of the dominant powers of the ancient world.  

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Previous episodes

  • 930 - The Persian empire: everything you wanted to know 
    Sun, 24 Jan 2021
  • 929 - The shipwreck that sunk a royal dynasty 
    Sat, 23 Jan 2021
  • 928 - The NHS: a brief history 
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021
  • 927 - Rebuilding Europe after WW2 
    Thu, 21 Jan 2021
  • 926 - How oceans shaped human civilisation 
    Wed, 20 Jan 2021
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