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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 …

Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

Hi there, my name’s John Green and this is Crash Course: World History, and today we’re going to talk about Egypt. No, not that Egypt. Older. Older. Older. Less fictional. Yes, that one. Ancient Egypt is probably the most influential of the river valley civilizations. Like you might not recognize any Assyrian Kings or Assyrian …

Medieval Europe: Crash Course European History #1

Hello and welcome to Crash Course European history, I’m John Green, and as you may know medieval Europe has a terrible reputation. We often hear that it was disease and famine-ridden (which it was). Children were supposedly forced to marry at six or eight or ten years old, which was not common, although people did …