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The Bronze Age Collapse – Before the Storm – Extra History – #1

The Bronze Age Collapse – Before the Storm – Extra History – #1

Giant cities, thriving civilizations. Literacy, art, trade Wonders, temples, and palaces. Then, nothing but cinder and ash [Intro Music] The Bronze Age Collapse is one of history’s greatest mysteries. All along the crescent, from modern day Egypt to Greece, there once existed spectacular ancient civilizations. Civilizations that have lasted thousands of years. That built wonders …

The Alphabet – Origins of Writing – Extra History

As the world ended with fire and sword, and one by one, the lights of civilization were snuffed out, old ideas died, and from their ashes, new ideas came. Ideas that would change the world. (intro) As we’ve talked about the Bronze Age Collapse, we’ve mentioned time and again that, across much of the ancient …