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The Ancient World
The Ancient World
Scott C.

LATEST SERIES: Carchemish (C Episodes) - tracing the life and death of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms; PREVIOUS SERIES: The Ancient World - from... more

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Episode S7 - Ascendo

Synopsis: Part 1 of a two-part Spotlight series on the rise and fall of the Roman Emperor Galerius: refugee, herdsman,... more

13 Jun 2024 · 31 minutes
Episode C30 - The Death of Kings

Synopsis: Faced with a series of disloyal vassals, Sargon conquers the remaining Neo-Hittite kingdoms and absorbs them into his empire.... more

31 Dec 2023 · 27 minutes
Episode C29 - City of the Raven

Synopsis: Rusa of Urartu wins early victories against Assyrian armies, but his intrigues in the Zagros kingdom of Mannea earn... more

17 Dec 2023 · 31 minutes
Episode C28 - The Fall of Carchemish

Synopsis: After defeating Syrian rebels at Qarqar and extending his dominion to the borders of Egypt, Sargon II labors to... more

03 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
Episode C27 - True King

Synopsis: Shalmaneser V succeeds his father to the thrones of Assyria and Babylonia, then deals with rebellions in Samaria and... more

19 Nov 2023 · 27 minutes
Episode C26 - Damascus

Synopsis: Tiglath-pileser crushes rebellions in Patin and Luash and annexes their territories to Assyria. King Rasyan of Aram-Damascus forms a... more

05 Nov 2023 · 31 minutes
Episode C25 - Arpad

Synopsis: Matti’el of Arpad turns his back on the Treaty of Katikka and allies with Sarduri II of Urartu. The... more

22 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
Update and Patreon Offer

First off I wanted to let everyone know that I am deep into researching and writing the upcoming season of... more

10 Sep 2023 · 2 minutes
Episode C24 - A Kingdom of Sand

Synopsis: Sarduri II rules at the pinnacle of Urartian power, conquering lands from the Black Sea coast to the Zagros... more

23 Jul 2023 · 28 minutes
Episode C23 - Eclipse

Synopsis: A siege by Adad-nirari’s subordinate, Nergal-Eresh, finally breaks the Damascene hold over southern Syria and Canaan. The Urartian kings... more

09 Jul 2023 · 29 minutes
The Ancient World
Episode S7 - Ascendo
The Ancient World