Where the tides of history crash into the shores of current events.
Podcasts reviewing history, famous personalities, and their impact on today's world.
Host: Barry Jacobsen
Monthly Archives: May 2012
This is the Tenth-part of our discussion of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical civilization of Greece and Rome giving way to the Germanic … Continue reading
In May of 334BC, after crossing the Hellespont (the modern Dardanelles) from Europe into Asia, young king Alexander III of Macedon led his army into battle for the first time against the forces of the Persian Empire at the River Granicus. It would prove … Continue reading