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Dec 23, 2018

The battle of Thermopylae. King Leonidas and his last stand against the Persian invaders. We'll examine what happened, the warfare, the treachery of Ephialtes as well as look briefly at the battles of Marathon and Plataea. We'll end this episode with the fall of Sparta and how one of the finest warrior societies...


Dec 14, 2018

Roman Gladiators. The day of combat in the arena is finally here and we'll see what it was like. We'll learn about what it was like for Roman citizens to witness their heroes do battle and all of the other spectacles you'd find in a day at the games.