We have a special conversation with Violet Moller on the ancient world. Today, together we take a look at the Caliphates of the eighth, ninth, and tenth centuries in Baghdad and Cordoba. Guest: Violet Moller  is a historian and writer who specializes in intellectual history. She is the author of the book The Map of Knowledge: A Thousand-Year History … Continued

A conversation with Mike Duncan about his book The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic. He explains how the accumulation of inequalities, social prejudice and corruption led the Roman Republic to its fall. Mike Duncan is one of the foremost history podcasters in the world. His award winning series The History of Rome chronologically … Continued