#podcastitas ~ How to Survive a Siege, Part 1: Street Cleaners of Carthage — Ancient History Fangirl

 

How would you survive an ancient siege? We take a close look at the brutal siege of Carthage at the end of the Punic Wars–and give you a few tips and hacks for staying alive when the enemy has breached the gates.

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#podcastitas ~ Episode 21: Rome’s Legacy and the Barbarian Kingdoms — The Fall of Rome Podcast

 

As central government disappeared from what had been the Western Roman Empire, the barbarian kingdoms stepped into the void, creating new forms of rulership and institutions that would lay the groundwork for the fragmented, fractured medieval world.

#podcastitas ~ Episode B53 – Memento Mori — The Ancient World

…]Synopsis: Aurelian returns East to crush Palmyrene revolts in Syria and Egypt. The sources relate differing accounts of Zenobia’s ultimate fate. “To the tumultuous throng which crowded under these porticoes the solitude of death has succeeded. […]