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This is the History of the World podcast!!! The incredible story of the human history of the world. Come and join us on this incredible journey!
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Vol 3 Ep 28 - Ancient Rome: The Punic Wars, Part Two
221 - 146 BCE - The incredible story of how Hannibal crossed the Alps with tens of thousands of men and a number of war elephants and penetrated the lands of the Romans in such a way that Rome's very existence was under threat. Who won the war and what was the ultimate consequence?
Jun 28, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 27 - Ancient Rome: The Punic Wars, Part One
264 - 219 BCE - After King Pyrrhus of Epirus left modern Italian lands, much tension existed between the societies and the eventual escalation led to the First Punic War centred in and around the island of Sicily. See what happens to the economies of two mighty powerhouses when each of them refuses to back down.
Jun 20, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 26 - Ancient Rome: The Early Roman Republic
509 - 272 BCE - With the monarchy abolished, Rome would still continue to have political and social issues as the Conflict of the Orders brought tensions between the patricians and the plebeians and threatened to halt Roman expansion before it even began.
Jun 13, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 25 - Ancient Rome: The Roman Kingdom
753 - 509 BCE - The story of Romulus and Remus and the Seven Kings of Rome, but just how much of it was actually true and how much was pure mythology?
Jun 6, 2020
SPECIAL - The Picts
43 - 848 - When the Romans invaded Britain they discovered people who had decorated their bodies with bright colours. Who were these people and what became of them?
May 30, 2020
SPECIAL - The House of Vasa
1523 - 1668 - The House of Vasa was predominantly the royal house of Sweden, but also of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Its greatest member was Gustavus Adolphus the Great.
May 23, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 24 - SUMMARY - Ancient Greece, Part Two
336 - 30 BCE - A deeper look at the chronology of the Hellenistic world with special attention to some of the academic advances.
May 16, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 23 - SUMMARY - Ancient Greece, Part One
1200 - 336 BCE - From the fall of the Mycenaeans, to the rise of Alexander the Great, and everything else in between.
May 9, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 22 - Ancient Greece: Hellenistic Period
323 - 30 BCE - The sudden imperial expansion of Alexander the Great's Macedonian kingdom had a profound effect on the vast area's diverse cultures. This episode explores that effect.
May 2, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 21 - Ancient Greece: The Diadochi
323 - 281 BCE - Meet Philip III and Alexander IV, Antipater, Craterus, Antigonus, Demetrius, Cassander, Eumenes, Seleucus, Polyperchon, Ptolemy, Lysimachus and Peithon among others.
Apr 25, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 20 - BATTLE - The Battle of Gaugamela ( 331 BCE )
331 BCE - The inevitable showdown between Alexander the Great and Darius III took place at Gaugamela, in a battle which would change the world as everyone know it forever.
Apr 19, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 19 - BATTLE - The Battle of Issus ( 333 BCE )
333 BCE - Alexander the Great had ventured deeper into Persian territory than any other invader. So Darius decided to make a surprise move to cut him off from his supply lines entrapping him in a narrow mountain pass.
Apr 11, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 18 - PROFILE - Alexander the Great
356 - 323 BCE - In our second profile episode, we look at a man who is arguably the greatest military leader ever, the Macedonian king, Alexander the Great.
Apr 4, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 17 - Ancient Greece: The Rise of Macedon
362 - 335 BCE - With the southern Balkan poleis exhausted through continued warfare, one leader in the north was holding all the cards. This is the story of Philip II of Macedon's achievements.
Mar 28, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 16 - Ancient Greece: Classical Greek Culture
510 - 323 BCE - Greek Gods, Olympic Games, Oracle of Delphi, architecture, pottery, Great Dionysia, historians, science, mathematics, philosophy and education all rolled up into one complete episode.
Mar 21, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 15 - BATTLE - The Battle of Leuctra ( 371 BCE )
With Athens a shadow of its former self, the road to glory was left open to the Spartans, but an old adversary called Thebes would have something to say about it.
Mar 14, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 14 - Ancient Greece: Peloponnesian War, Part Two
447 - 404 BCE - The conflict reaches a defining climax as natural events and individual decisions involve much of the Greek speaking world. Will it be Athens or Sparta who prevails?
Mar 7, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 13 - Ancient Greece: Peloponnesian War, Part One
479 - 447 BCE - The Persians had been expelled from the Balkan peninsula. Fate deals its hand to the Greek lands as the region heads towards further conflict.
Feb 29, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 12 - Second Persian Invasion of Greece, Part Two
480 - 479 BCE - The Achaemenid Persians were now able to march on Athens. Would the Athenians stay and fight, or abandon their city? Would the Spartans assist the Athenians, or would either polis put itself in front of their alliance now that the pressure was so high?
Feb 22, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 11 - Second Persian Invasion of Greece, Part One
480 BCE - Following defeat at Marathon, the Persians were back. Had the Greeks done enough to prepare for the return and would the interminably militant force of Sparta make the difference?
Feb 15, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 10 - BATTLE - The Battle of Marathon ( 490 BCE )
490 BCE - The Achaemenid Persians had been succesfully expanding their influence across the known world, but when the Athenians supported a revolt of Greek people within the Persian Empire, the Achaemenids sought revenge.
Feb 8, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 9 - Ancient Greece: Greek Colonisation
750 - 550 BCE - For a couple of centuries, the people of the Greek poleis all jumped into their boats and scattered in all directions. Where were they going? What were they doing? Why were they doing it?
Feb 1, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 8 - Ancient Greece: Ancient Athens, Part Two
565 - 493 BCE - The Peisistratid tyranny came under pressure as Athens demanded democracy so vehemently that even the mighty Spartans could not impose their authority over the Athenians.
Jan 25, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 7 - Ancient Greece: Ancient Athens, Part One
800 - 565 BCE - We walk through the journey of the Greek capital during the Archaic period and discover what this independent city did to avoid tyranny before succumbing to it.
Jan 18, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 6 - Ancient Greece: Dark Age and Archaic Greece
1200 - 600 BCE - Exactly what did happen in Greece after the Late Bronze Age Collapse and the disappearance of the Mycenaean culture, and what are poleis?
Jan 11, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 5 - Ancient Persia: Iranian Religion in Antiquity ( Zoroastrianism )
609 BCE - 651 CE - What is Zoroastrianism and how did it originate? Which belief systems did it influence and which belief systems existed alongside it in Iranian lands? How did the Persian elite view and use Zoroastrianism in their respective empires?
Jan 4, 2020
Vol 3 Ep 4 - Ancient Persia: The Sasanian Empire
226 - 651 CE - The rise of the Persians who would rule their own traditional lands once again, and the journey through the centuries which would lead them to the ultimate climax against the Romans at Constantinople.
Dec 28, 2019
Vol 3 Ep 3 - Ancient Persia: The Parthian Empire ( & Seleucids )
329 BCE - 224 CE - Plotting the progress of the Persian Empire after its fall to Alexander the Great, and leading into the incredible and inevitable conflicts with the Romans.
Dec 21, 2019
Vol 3 Ep 2 - Ancient Persia: The Achaemenid Empire, Part Two
522 - 329 BCE - A closer look at the dramatic stories of the empire under the rule of Darius the Great, Xerxes I and Darius III.
Dec 14, 2019
Vol 3 Ep 1 - Ancient Persia: The Achaemenid Empire, Part One
609 - 522 BCE - This episode will bridge the gap between the fall of the Assyrian Empire and the rise of the Achaemenid Empire including the life of Cyrus the Great.
Dec 8, 2019
Unscripted (17) ( The Iron Age )
With this being the last unofficial episode before next week's launch of Volume 3, we take a closer look at the period between the Bronze Age and the Classical Age.
Nov 30, 2019
A look forward to the subject matter for Volume 3, plus an announcement regarding when the first episode will come out.
Nov 23, 2019
Unscripted (15) ( The First Day Ever )
On what date, in which year was the first day ever?
Nov 16, 2019
Unscripted (14) ( Kassites )
The most successful dynasty of Babylon, in terms of longevity, is not talked about enough, until now.
Nov 10, 2019
A light hearted look at the History of the World podcast's history on YouTube.
Nov 3, 2019
Unscripted (12) ( Thutmose III )
How does this great 15th century BCE pharaoh of Egypt stack up to the featured pharaoh of volume two of the podcast, Ramesses II?
Oct 27, 2019
Unscripted (11) ( Mitanni )
More to fill those empty weeks between volumes with a brief reminder about who the Mitanni's were and what they did.
Oct 19, 2019
Unscripted (10) ( Homo luzonensis )
A new species of hominin was named in 2019 called Homo luzonensis. What is it, and where does it fit into our story of human evolution?
Oct 12, 2019
A short and sweet debrief following the conclusion of volume two, and a look ahead at what is coming soon.
Oct 5, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 37 - SUMMARY - The Ancient World, Part Two
1750 - 700 BCE - Continuing the journey through the Bronze Age, crossing over the Late Bronze Age Collapse and into the Iron Age, to a time where history meets the origin of modern religion.
Sep 28, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 36 - SUMMARY - The Ancient World, Part One
3000 - 1750 BCE - The rise of powerful kingdoms and civilisations in Mesopotamia, Egypt and the Indus Valley, bronzeworking in Europe and China and long distance trade and construction in the Americas.
Sep 21, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 35 - Ancient medicine
10000 - 700 BCE - The Neolithic Revolution was a huge leap forward for humankind, but it came at a price in regard to our health. How did we interpret these new ailments and diseases and how did we combat them?
Sep 14, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 34 - Ancient weaponry
2500000 - 700 BCE - Why did we start killing each other and how come we were so good at it?
Sep 7, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 33 - Archaic Americas
7000 - 700 BCE - Starting in Mesoamerica, we head south to explore the rainforests, highlands and savannah of South America, before heading to the Arctic tundra and heading south again to the grasslands and woodlands of the modern United States.
Aug 31, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 32 - Chavín culture
3500 - 200 BCE - In the mysterious Peruvian highlands, people were gathering from far and wide to take a psychedelic journey into a dark labyrinth to meet the ferocious looking jaguar deity of the Chavin.
Aug 24, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 31 - The Olmecs
1600 - 400 BCE - Just what was the Olmec fascination with rubber balls all about? Did the Olmecs copy the Egyptians by constructing the first Mesoamerican pyramid?
Aug 17, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 30 - Ancient China: Shang dynasty
1750 - 1046 BCE - Plotting the rise and fall of the Shang dynasty where archaeology meets traditional stories. An incredible bronze age with innovative techniques and the comparison of cultural advances with the rest of the world.
Aug 10, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 29 - Neolithic cultures of China
7000 - 1750 BCE - What happened before the Shang dynasty? We have the traditional stories to go by, but does it stack up against the archaeological evidence?
Aug 3, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 28 - Indo-European languages
7000 BCE onwards - Proto-Indo-Europeans are believed to have spoken a language ancestral to over four hundred languages of the modern world. Why do we believe this when there is no firm evidence of a Proto-Indo-European language though?
Jul 27, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 27 - Mohenjo-daro
2500 - 1600 BCE - The city of Mohenjo-daro has some surprisingly modern civil aspects. This episode explores the discoveries and suggest what they can tell us about the people who lived there.
Jul 20, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 26 - Indus Valley Civilisation ( Harappans )
3300 - 1600 BCE - A mysterious, but peaceful and successful trading civilisation. Their undeciphered script cannot hide some amazing and unique aspects.
Jul 13, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 25 - The Trojan War ( Troy )
1190 BCE? - The Trojan War is a mythological story about a city called Troy which was attacked after a large wooden horse was pulled into the city secretly containing Greek warriors. Is there any chance that it could be based on truth?
Jul 6, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 24 - Mycenaean Greece
1600 - 1070 BCE - Mythology and archaeology are the ingredients of a good ancient period story and the Mycenaeans are no exception. The rise and fall of the first civilised mainland Greeks.
Jun 29, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 23 - The Minoan civilisation
2000 - 1450 BCE - Our first European civilisation takes us to the island of Crete in the Mediterranean where we learn of bare breasted ladies, bull-leaping, huge palaces and the ferocious Minotaur in the labrynth.
Jun 22, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 22 - The History of Writing, Part Two
1200 BCE - 900 CE - Alphabets emerged from early writing systems and were so practical that they evolved and supplanted many of the systems in place around the world. Find out how.
Jun 15, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 21 - The History of Writing, Part One
3300 - 1200 BCE - What is writing and why did people start doing it? We analyse the earliest known writing systems and read between the lines.
Jun 8, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 20 - SUMMARY - Ancient Egypt
3150 - 30 BCE - A rapid, rollercoaster ride through three thousand years of drama, dynasties, deities, disputes and development. Who can resist?
Jun 1, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 19 - Ancient Egypt: Third Intermediate and Late Period
1213 - 525 BCE - Just what caused the New Kingdom to collapse and what did Egypt become in the one thousand years between this and Cleopatra?
May 25, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 18 - Ancient Egypt: Religion
3100 - 30 BCE - The complex pantheon of Egyptian deities and their links to everyday life and other cultures are explored.
May 18, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 17 - BATTLE - The Battle of Kadesh ( 1274 BCE )
1274 BCE - The Hittites have control of the city of Kadesh, but the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II wants it back. Find out what happens when Ramesses takes 20,000 men and 2000 chariots into the lands of modern Syria to conquer the city.
May 11, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 16 - PROFILE - Ramesses II
1303 - 1213 BCE - This is first of our special profile episodes which focus on an historical individual. This time we are looking at Ramesses II, otherwise known as Ramesses the Great, Pharaoh of the New Kingdom of Egypt.
May 4, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 15 - Ancient Egypt: The New Kingdom
1620 - 1324 BCE - More specifically the story of the Eighteenth Dynasty, a golden age in Egyptian history. However, keeping it in the family may not have necessarily been beneficial to the Royal Family.
Apr 27, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 14 - Ancient Egypt: The Pyramids
2600 - 1525 BCE - An attempt to decipher the mystery of the last remaining wonder of the ancient world, The Great Pyramid of Giza, as well as all the other pyramids, the people who built them and their motives and methods.
Apr 20, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 13 - Ancient Egypt: The Middle Kingdom
2040 - 1640 BCE - A new kingdom emerges in the Egyptian lands, but things are slightly different this time, with the Pharaohs needing to build their reputation by displaying those strong leadership qualities that are needed to keep the Egyptian society bonded together.
Apr 13, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 12 - Ancient Egypt: The Old Kingdom
3150 - 2134 BCE - From the unification of the Egyptian kingdom through its journey through great prosperity and a golden age of pyramid building, right through to its subsequent fall towards the end of the third millennium BCE.
Apr 6, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 11 - SUMMARY - The Ancient Near East
3000 - 700 BCE - We walk together through the entire journey of Mesopotamia, eastern Anatolia and the Levant during the two thousand year plus ancient era of the Near East.
Mar 30, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 10 - The Religion of Canaan and Phoenicia
1200 - 516 BCE - Digging deeper into the spiritual side of the geographical area which gave birth to Judaism and how polytheism turned into monotheism. We try to uncover the true identity of God.
Mar 23, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 9 - The Phoenicians
1200 - 264 BCE - The expert Mediterranean traders that the Greeks called the Phoenicians, who established the important colony of Carthage, the principal centre of Phoenician politics.
Mar 16, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 8 - BATTLE - The Siege of Lachish ( 701 BCE )
701 BCE - Assyria under the rule of Sennacherib needed to subjugate the Kingdom of Judah under the rule of Hezekiah. Sennacherib wanted the Judean capital city of Jerusalem, but first he would need to take the city of Lachish.
Mar 9, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 7 - The Assyrian Empire
2000 - 610 BCE - The incredible story of an empire that survived the Late Bronze Age Collapse and then dominated the Near East like no other before, with iron age technology and an aggressive foreign policy.
Mar 2, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 6 - The Late Bronze Age Collapse
1200 - 1050 BCE - All of the societies of the Near East either weakened considerably or disappeared altogether. What could have possibly happened to cause this dramatic turn of events?
Feb 23, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 5 - The Hittites
1700 - 1200 BCE - The first Indo-Europeans documented arrived in Anatolia and completely changed the face of the Near East, even going toe to toe with the mighty Egyptians, as well as the revived Assyrians.
Feb 16, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 4 - First Babylonian Dynasty ( Hammurabi )
1900 - 1595 BCE - Semitic speakers from the west had established their own kingdoms throughout Mesopotamia. The Babylonians became the most powerful of the first half of the second millennium BCE especially under the lawmaker king, Hammurabi.
Feb 9, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 3 - Ur
3000 - 2000 BCE - The fascinating rise and fall of this iconic Sumerian city-state and a look at the incredible work of Sir Leonard Woolley.
Feb 2, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 2 - The Akkadian Empire ( Sargon of Akkad )
2300 - 2083 BCE - Sargon the Great conquered Sumer and extended what some refer to as the first Empire. This is the story of the earliest known civilised Semitic speakers.
Jan 26, 2019
Vol 2 Ep 1 - Early Dynastic Mesopotamia ( Sumerians )
3000 - 2340 BCE - The first known civilisation of Mesopotamia. Separating fact from myth within the first cuneiform writings, and the Sumerian conquest and decline.
Jan 19, 2019
Unscripted (8) ( Lascaux )
We take a brief look at the unignorable prehistoric cave art of Lascaux and why it could have been created.
Jan 13, 2019
Unscripted (7) ( Göbekli Tepe )
We take a brief but closer look at some of the diverse theories relating to the construction and meaning of Göbekli Tepe.
Jan 5, 2019
History of the World podcast welcomes in the New Year with some of your valued messages, an update on the performance of the podcast, and most importantly of all, an announcement about the start of Volume 2.
Dec 29, 2018
Unscripted (5) - Review of 2018
Put on your tuxedo or your evening gown for the prestigious 2018 History of the World podcast awards ceremony.
Dec 23, 2018
Unscripted (4) ( Piltdown Man )
We discuss the incredible story of Piltdown Man as well as provide updates relating to the state of the podcast.
Dec 15, 2018
A brief look forward to the next volume of podcasts focusing on the Ancient World.
Dec 9, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 24 - SUMMARY - Civilisation
A summary of the Neolithic period of human history covering the period between 10,000 BCE and 3000 BCE. An attempt to collate all that we have learned from Episodes 15 through to 23.
Dec 2, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 23 - Neolithic Egypt
A vital look at how the drying out of the Sahara desert forced populations to congregate and adapt along the Nile's banks forcing powerful leaders to take the future of Egypt into their own hands.
Nov 25, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 22 - Neolithic Mesopotamia ( Uruk )
We explore how all of the Neolithic advances and environmental changes affected the prehistoric peoples and cultures of Mesopotamia previous to the ancient dynastic Sumerian period.
Nov 18, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 21 - The origin of towns ( Eridu )
We explore two very fundamental changes to village life in and around the rivers of the Fertile Crescent. Irrigation and the emergence of a class based society.
Nov 10, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 20 - Megaliths, Part Two ( Stonehenge )
This week's podcast centres around Stonehenge, but in order to try to understand this most famous of megaliths, we discuss the Neolithic wonders of the Orkney Islands and the Carnac Stones of Brittany.
Nov 3, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 19 - Megaliths, Part One ( Göbekli Tepe )
Göbekli Tepe in the Fertile Crescent appears to have marked the start of a megalithic period which ultimately spread across Europe. Clouded in mystery, we endeavour to uncover the facts.
Oct 28, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 18 - The origin of metallurgy
Humans of the Fertile Crescent appear to have started mastering the ability to use metals during the Neolithic period. We meet Ötzi, who was one of the first coppersmiths of Europe.
Oct 20, 2018
A look at some of the correspondence and other podcasts that have inspired the History of the World podcast.
Oct 13, 2018
A brief look at the history and the future of the History of the World podcast.
Oct 6, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 17 - The origin of villages ( Çatalhöyük / Jericho )
We talk about the emergence of sedentary lifestyles of the Mesolithic and early Neolithic with the interesting story of Tell Abu Hureyra, before tackling the hugely famous sites of Çatalhöyük and Jericho.
Sep 30, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 16 - The spread of agriculture
The big question to be answered, did farming spread or emerge? We travel to Europe, the Indus Valley, the Far East and the Americas to find the answer.
Sep 22, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 15 - The origin of agriculture
We try to unravel the mystery of the human transition from the success of nomadic hunter-gathering, to the laborious risks of sedentary agriculture and farming.
Sep 15, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 14 - SUMMARY - The Paleolithic Age
We look at at the previous 13 episodes and explore some of the aspects as yet undiscussed including the changing cultures of Old Europe.
Sep 8, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 13 - Paleolithic art and ritual
Red ochre, shark teeth, ostrich eggs, lion men, hand stencils, cannibalism, friendly wolves, ritual burials, animal masks and big buttocks.
Sep 1, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 12 - Hunter-gatherers
A look back at our changing diet and the ways and means in which we had to evolve ourselves and our technologies to succeed in the ever changing and differing environments of the world.
Aug 25, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 11 - The spread of Homo sapiens, Part Two
Modern humans expand to Japan, America and Europe, but what happened when they met the neanderthals for the final time?
Aug 18, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 10 - The spread of Homo sapiens, Part One
This podcast is heading for Australia, stopping at Israel, Denisova, Flores and Wallacea. Please remember to pick up all of your belongings.
Aug 11, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 9 - The origin of Homo sapiens
Social media indicates that we love talking about ourselves, so let's do it. Let's talk about ourselves, the modern human, and how it all started from 300,000 years ago in Africa.
Aug 4, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 8 - The ice ages
Find out about the geological science behind glaciation studies, the effect that ice ages have had on our ancestors and the story of Napi being chased across Canada by a sixteen thousand tonne quartzite rock.
Jul 28, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 7 - The neanderthals
The highly anticipated neanderthals, our rugged cousin who appeared to be quite brutish but was surprisingly intelligent. Quite possibly someone who would be up for going to a pub quiz with you.
Jul 22, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 6 - Prehistoric speech and language
How is it that we can talk? Why are we the only animal that can successfully produce audio podcasts that can be listened to and understood? And who wants to get to know Washoe the chimpanzee?
Jul 15, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 5 - Lower paleolithic stone tools ( Olduvai Gorge )
Let us put some flesh on the bones of our prehistoric hominin story, and discover what our ancestors created to get carved flesh from the bones of animals. We investigate the technological advances from over three million years ago up to the last million years.
Jul 8, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 4 - Homo erectus
Homo erectus, as the name would suggest, is the first fully upright human and it was definitely a migratory species. Find out more about the journeys and advancements of human evolution in this episode.
Jul 2, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 3 - Homo habilis
Homo habilis is thought to be the first species of human to have lived. Find out who he was and who else lived around him.
Jun 26, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 2 - The australopithecines ( Lucy )
They were alive from around 5 million to 2 million years ago, slowly evolving in East Africa and trying to become human.
Jun 24, 2018
Vol 1 Ep 1 - Introduction to the Prehistoric World
This episode introduces the podcast and begins our journey from 66 million years ago through to the first ancestors of modern humans around 6 million years ago.