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Monday, February 20, 2017

034 - Rising Tensions

In this episode, we discuss the Persian conquest of Thrace, their failed invasion of Scythia, and the submission of Macedon that brought Persia right up to the foothills of Mt Olympus, at the very borders of mainland Greece; the diplomatic follies of the Athenians; and whether war was or was not inevitable, at least in the last decade of the 500s BC

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Supplementary Resources (Videos, Photos, Other Podcasts)

Video/Horse Lords: A Brief History of the Scythians (History Time)

Video/Herodotus & the Scythians: The First Hotbox in History (Sand Rhoman)

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