History of Persia Podcast

99: Slaves of the King History of Persia

The Achaemenid Empire has a strange and complex history with enslavement. Today we separate fact and fiction both ancient and modern to discuss forced labor under Achaemenid rule.Patreon | Support Page | STORE Twitter | Facebook | InstagramSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/history-of-persia/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
  1. 99: Slaves of the King
  2. 98: Wars for the West
  3. 97: Bactria – Ruling the Later Empire
  4. Bonus 33 Preview
  5. 96: Ochus II

4 thoughts on “History of Persia Podcast

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  2. Rev. Dr. Christian C. Tiews

    Am studying Farsi and want to learn everything I can about this fascinating culture. Thank you for your diligent work. Very enlightening and also enjoyable!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ahmad Sardar

      It has come to be accepted to say Farsi when referring to the main language of Iran. However we do have a name for it in English, it’s called Persian . The same way that you don’t say I’m learning to speak “Français” , but French when speaking in English . It’s a small detail but seen by many Iranians as a propaganda tool for separating Iran from its historical Persian roots


  3. Frank Carey

    I also came to the Achaemenid empire via Mr Carlin and have now found myself here, I’ve listened to 40 episodes and will continue. Trevor Culley’s “history of Persia” is excellent. This podcast is informative, detailed, interesting and entertaining. The structure of episodes allows for the narrative to flow with rich detail of many aspects of the Persian empire. Fantastic knowledge, truly democratic. Thank you.


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