September 28, 2016


James Romm is an author, reviewer, and the James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Classics at Bard College in Annandale, NY. After getting his B.A. in […]
September 23, 2016

#76 – Perdiccas V Ptolemy

Perdiccas launches his invasion of Egypt to punish Ptolemy for the theft of Alexander's corpse. HOW TO LISTEN If you're already a subscriber, you can listen […]
September 16, 2016

#75 – The Battle With No Name

So the first battle between the successors occurred late in May 320 in Cappadocia. It kicked off 40 years of bloodshed between Macedonians. It has no […]
September 9, 2016

#74 – The Quest For The Tomb

Our guest today is Andrew Chugg, who has dedicated much of his life to Sherlocking the final location of Alexander's corpse and tomb. He's written several […]
September 2, 2016

#73 – I’m An Individual

Social historians agree that the Hellenistic period is when art, literature and philosophy started to examine the individual far more than before.- It’s hard to us […]