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History Unwritten

Jun 28, 2020

In which we learn the identity of our next season's focus: the Early Medieval Tibetan Empire. We also cover a brief background on this choice.

Note: There may be a hiatus between seasons one and two, a month at most. This is to ensure that there is a backlog of written episodes that are ready to record and upload at any...

Jun 26, 2020

Social History Part 2. In which we discuss the religious and commercial lives of Malians in the medieval era. From desert mystics to forest traders with packs of donkeys, the lives of the Malinke and other ethnicities under the Mansa were rich and fascinating.

Jun 12, 2020

In which we discuss the nature of kingship, the rituals of court and political life, and spend some time getting to know average Malians during the Medieval period.

Slaves, blacksmiths and farmers - these are the everyday, normal people who lived in this vast empire. Reconstructing their lives is challenging, but...