July 7, 2017

#107 – Antigonus Attacks Egypt

Antigonus and Demetrius attack Ptolemy in Egypt with 80,000 infantry, 8,000 cavalry and 83 elephants marching by land from Syria, while 150 warships with another 40,000 […]
June 17, 2017

#106 – Age Of Empires

Enough is never enough. If you sit still, your competition may sneak up on you and take you out. Any resource you don’t own, is one […]
June 9, 2017

#105 – King Big Bang

Around 305 BCE, 18 years after Alexander’s death, there is suddenly a “big bang” of new kings, lead by Antigonus. Can you guess why they all […]
June 2, 2017

#104 – The War For Cyprus

Gonad called Demi back from Athens because he wanted to help him take Cyprus from Tolly whose possession of Cyprus was a major obstacle to Gonad’s […]
May 20, 2017

#103 – Building The Library

Our episode today is all about Demetrius of Phalerum, chosen by Ptolemy to help him build his masterpiece – the Great Library and Museum of Alexandria. […]
May 11, 2017

#102 – Antigonus Takes Athens

Antigonus sends Demetrius to attack Athens, evicting Cassander's tyrant who controlled the city for the previous decade, Demetrius of Phalerum, who has a much bigger project […]
May 5, 2017

#101 – The End Of The Argead Dynasty

And then, in 310 or 309, Cassy had Alexander IV and his mother Roxane poisoned and the 400 year old royal bloodline of Philip and Alexander […]
April 20, 2017

#100 – Peace of the Dynasts

OUR 100th EPISODE! Antigonus, Ptolemy, Lysimachus and Cassander agree to a truce, which frees Antigonus up to kick Selly out of Babylon. Or so he thinks. […]
April 14, 2017

#99 – Selly Makes A Stand

In 311, while Antigonus was distracted with Ptolemy in Syria, Seleucus borrowed 1000 men from Ptolemy and marched back to his old satrapy, Babylon with the […]