Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on History Hit

Watch this video and more on History Hit

🎧 How and Why History

🎧 Genghis Khan


Up Next in Season 1

  • 🎧 The South African Boer War

    From 1899 to 1902, a bloody war was fought between the British Empire and two independent Boer states – the Republic of Transvaal and the Orange Free State – over the Empire's influence in South Africa. But how and why did the war come about? How did the Boers achieve initial success? Why did the...

  • 🎧 Oliver Cromwell

    Having led the parliament of England’s armies against King Charles I, and seen to it that the king was executed, Oliver Cromwell went on to rule the British Isles as Lord Protector from 1653 to 1658. But how did Cromwell rise to play his part in the overthrow of the monarchy? Why did he take on I...

  • 🎧 The Philosophers of Ancient Greece

    From the 6th century BCE, philosophy was used to make sense of the world – including astronomy, mathematics, politics, ethics, metaphysics and aesthetics. But why did philosophy flourish in Greek culture? How were the great philosophers received in their own time? And how did it influence Islam, ...