#118 – I Won’t Back Down

#118 – I Won’t Back Down

Demetrius Poliocortes prepares a massive invasion of Asia. He could have just stayed in Macedon and stabilised his relatively recent kingship, but he won't back down. HOW TO LISTEN If you're already a subscriber, you can listen to the show below or subscribe...
#117 – King Of Macedon

#117 – King Of Macedon

The Big D is finally the King of Macedon. But how long can he hold on to the throne? Lysimachus is taken prisoner by a barbarian king. And hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. HOW TO LISTEN If you're already a subscriber, you can listen to the show below or...
#116 – See See Athens

#116 – See See Athens

The Big D returns to Athens. Cassy's teenage sons fight each other, kill their mum, and then both get betrayed and killed themselves. Selly's son falls in love with his step-mother – and Selly gives her to him. HOW TO LISTEN If you're already a...
#115 – Hellenistic Philosophy

#115 – Hellenistic Philosophy

Big things were happening in Athens circa 300 BCE in the world of philosophy, with the beginnings of the schools of Epicurus and Zeno – aka the Epicureans and the Stoics. HOW TO LISTEN If you're already a subscriber, you can listen to the show below or...
#114 – A Bolt To The Mouth

#114 – A Bolt To The Mouth

Cassander dies, and his son inherits the kingdom of Macedon. Then HE dies, so Cassander's teenage sons jointly inherit the kingdom. Meanwhile Athens is in a famine and a civil war, and then to make matters worse, it is assaulted by Demetrius who had recently...
#113 – Don’t Give Up

#113 – Don’t Give Up

Demetrius had fled Ipsus with several thousand men, mainly the cavalry he had been commanding. He holed up in Ephesus where he had a garrison. His last strength was command of the sea. And what do you do when all you have is a fleet? Piracy. HOW TO LISTEN If...