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The Genomic History of Roman Egypt

The Genomic History of Roman Egypt

Welcome to an Ancinet DNA paper review. This is the fourth and last video in this set on ancient DNA finds from the Roman period. We have looked on Rome, Iberia, Brittain and today we will look on Egypt, by reviewing the paper “Ancient Egyptian mummy genomes suggest an increase of Sub-Saharan African ancestry in …

Unbiased History: Julius Caesar

Unbiased History: Julius Caesar

The year was 69 BC a man stood by a statue of Alexander the Great He shed a tear in his sorrow contemplating that at his age Alexander had conquered most of the known world while he had achieved nothing Also, the Greek word revision is to tell you but fuck all that the truth …

Unbiased History: Republican Deathrows

Unbiased History: Republican Deathrows

Nothing good ever lasts forever It pains me to say, but the final days of the Roman Republic grow ever nearer For you see, there is a spectre haunting Rome, the spectre of communism Well, communism, barbarity, plebbery… many things to cover today But before we get to it, we’ve got to return to those …

Unbiased History: The Punic Wars

Unbiased History: The Punic Wars

Hey, plebs, today we’ll discuss one of the worst barbarian races ever to plague the earth a group of merchants who migrated from the Levant many years ago deceitfully manipulating others to further their greedy interests, you know who I’m talking about Punics They were led by a thalassocracy in Carthage, coming to dominate the …

Most Expensive Works of Art Destroyed By Tourists

Most Expensive Works of Art Destroyed By Tourists

Imagine it was your job to protect objects of great value that are considered national treasures. Day after day you witness hordes of tourists getting off the bus and rushing towards the place where you work. Some of those guys are half-baked from afternoon drinking, and time after time you have to tell people, “Don’t …

Julius Caesar – Greatest Conqueror Ever?

Julius Caesar – Greatest Conqueror Ever?

He was a man of the people, a populist who helped military veterans and initiated land reform. He was a brilliant strategist on the battlefield, an astute politician and an avid historian. This man would become the last dictator of the Roman Republic, paving the way for the great Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was masterful, …