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What Was The Indus Valley Civilisation?

What Was The Indus Valley Civilisation?

This video is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get access to my streaming video service, Nebula, when you sign up for CuriosityStream using the link in the description. Intro It’s British India in the 1920’s and over the last few decades these odd stone seals keep popping up at ruins near Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro along the Indus …

Caesar’s Funeral (44 B.C.E.)

Caesar’s Funeral (44 B.C.E.)

When a cabal of Roman Senators assassinated Julius Caesar on March 15th, 44 B.C.E., they were making a bet. They were betting that Caesar’s extraordinary tyrannical powers would die with him. They were betting that the Roman Republic was more resilient than any one man. Only time would tell if they were right. No spoilers. …

Thucydides – Another Father of History? – The Peloponnesian War, Thucydides’ Trap & Pericles Speech

Thucydides – Another Father of History? – The Peloponnesian War, Thucydides’ Trap & Pericles Speech

peace is only an armistice an endless war thucydides you know your ancient Greeks thucydides surely the original author of that endless war quote arguably the founder of game theory definitely the main source about the Peloponnesian War Thucydides his name clearly a mouthful to say here have practise Thucydides one more time Thucydides so …