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Pope Fights — The Italian Wars: History Summarized

Pope Fights — The Italian Wars: History Summarized

From the religious institution that brought you “Anti-popes” and “Ignoring the Reformation to make it go away” comes a groundbreaking innovation in Pontifical Memery. So prepare yourself for debauchery, awful diplomatic skills, and rampant clerical misconduct in “Pope Fights 3: The Italian Wars”. You see, it is a simple rule of history that, if given …

History Summarized: The Roman Republic

History Summarized: The Roman Republic

I used to think that the old adage of “Rome wasn’t built in a day” was painfully obvious and also distinctly uninsightful. Because honestly at face value it kind of is. That phrase is winking at you so hard, It’s practically wearing an eyepatch. but if instead of just Rome the city, we think about …

May Wrap-Up || 2020

May Wrap-Up || 2020

Hi, friends. Future/present Adriana here. Before we get into the video, Hi, friends. Future/present Adriana here. Before we get into the video, I did want to address recent events, specifically relating to Black Lives Matter and other anti-racist movements, which I fully support. And if you’ve been on any of my platforms, you know that’s …

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard Of

The Best Books You’ve Never Heard Of

My name is danica. I’m a contributing editor at book riot and today I wanted to talk about some of the best books you’ve never heard of. So the best books you’ve never heard of is a series I started back in 2018 on book riot to highlight some of the books that don’t get …

History-Makers: Marco Polo

History-Makers: Marco Polo

Marco! Marcooo! Marco? This video is sponsored by NordVPN. More on that later. Following their monumental conquest of China, Central Asia and the Middle East, the Mongols completely reanimated trade between east and west along the new Silk Road. Among thousands of merchants and travellers who made their way to and from Asia, one guy …

History-Makers: Herodotus

History-Makers: Herodotus

This video is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus, more on that later. History happens in a lot of places. In political assemblies and royal courts, on battlefields, at marketplaces and in the home, but for us losers who are stuck here in the present we need accounts and resources to understand the …