Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on History Hit

Watch this video and more on History Hit

🎧 Brochs: Scotland's Enigmatic Ancient Structures

31m

Up Next in Season 1

  • 🎧 The Garamantes: Farming the Sahara

    Greco-Roman historians including Herodotus, Tacitus and Pliny the Elder would have us believe that the Garamantes were simple uncivilized cattle herders, living in sporadic camp dwellings. Until archaeological excavations began in the 1960s, this categorisation remained in place. Luckily, archaeo...

  • 🎧 Thucydides: Thoughts on the Athenia...

    From 478 BCE until 404 BCE, a collection of Greek city-states were united under the leadership of Athens. Beyond inscriptions and a few minor sources, there is very little to tell us about life within this empire … that is, except the works of Thucydides, an Athenian historian and general who wro...

  • 🎧 Hannibal: Crossing the Alps

    In 218 BCE, Hannibal Barca's Carthaginian army, accompanied by horses and elephants, completed one of the most audacious military marches of ancient Mediterranean history. Setting off from southeast Spain, on their way they overcame a number of hostile Celtic tribes and traversed two major mounta...