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127. The power pyramid part 1 of 3
Dan and Bernie continue to discuss life in the Assyrian court and how the great Assyrian empire was controlled from the top down. This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. If you like what we do you can support the Fan of Histo...
126. Monarchy in Assyria
Dan and Bernie discuss how the monarchy worked in Assyria. is is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. If you like what we do you can support the Fan of History project on https://www.patreon.com/fanofhistory Contact informatio...
125. Family life in Assyria
Dan and Bernie discuss family life in Assyria. This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. Link to the Coursera course we referenced to in. the episode: https://www.coursera.org/learn/organising-empire-assyrian-way If you lik...
124. Weather in the Assyrian Empire
Bernie an Dan talk about the weather.  BERNIE: “So Dan how’s the weather in Sweden?”   DAN: “COLD!” NO, NO, NO … it’s not small talk!  How much did the weather affect culture, life, and even politics and war in the Assyrian Empire?...
123. Epic of Gilgamesh part 3
part 3 of the epic retelling of the epic This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. If you like what we do you can support the Fan of History project on https://www.patreon.com/fanofhistory Contact information: http://fa...
122. The Epic of Gilgamesh Part 2
We were just getting warmed up last time! The epic continues with Gilgamesh’s clever plan to civilize the wildman Enkidu by introducing him to Shamhat the sacred prostitute. From there it’s all fun and games with epic adventures in Elam and/or...
121. Epic of Gilgamesh Part 1 of 2
A special guest talks to Bernie about the very ancient “Epic of Gilgamesh” in part 1 of this multi-part series. In this episode you’ll meet Gilgamesh the ancient king of Uruk, Sam the Scribe, and two guys named Enkidu. One is a Wildman made fro...
120. Into the exile with Bernie and Garry
In this bonus episode Bernie and Garry discuss the Babylonians exporting the people of Juda to Babylon at the beginning of “The Exile”. That… and some side trips to the Bahamas with Nazi’s, a rumor that Jesus is the “Q” Source of the Bible...
119. History with Cy Part 2
Final part of Bernie’s discussion with Cyrus Cama from Youtube channel History with Cy. This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. If you like what we do you can support the Fan of History project on https://www.patreon.com/fa...
118. History with Cy Part 1
This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Bernie Maopolski. If you like what we do you can support the Fan of History project on https://www.patreon.com/fanofhistory Contact information: http://facebook.com/fanofhistory https://twitter.c...
117. The library of Ashurbanipal
Despite all the wars, the massacres and the garden parties there is one thing Ashurbanipal, king of the Universe, king of Assyria, is most well known for. That is his magnificient library - the greatest in the world before the Library of Alexan...
116. Famous Women in Ancient History – Enheduanna & Taputti
In this special episode Fan of History researcher Kaitlyn and Bernie discuss the first recorded poet and first recorded scientist in history – and they were BOTH women! Bernie goes on a tangent about whale poop as well so don’t miss it! Thi...
115. 640s BC Part 6
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“He’s a Legend” Yes… Dan is indeed a legend but also Tullus Hostilius and our new favorite Greek poet who can even convince Ashurbanipal he’s an A-hole! Don’t miss this wrap up episode of the 640s. This is a podcast by Dan Hörning and Ber...
114. 640s BC Part 5 No more camels!
"No More Bloody Camels!!” The Duke of Song brings even more hits to the 640’s…. Ashurbanipal campaigns against the Arabs while back in China Duke Huan is dealing with “Eunuchs Gone Wild”. And of course much much more! This is a podcast...
113. 640s BC Part 4 Doug the Cimmerian Warlord Demon King
“Sour Grapes” Another jam packed episode! Ashurbanipal remodels his “Bit-Riduti” and proves he’s O.G. by throwing a lovely Garden Party with a macabre twist fit for an Assyrian Emperor. We go back to China while in the west the Cimmerian de...
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