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***Promo Interview for Intelligent Speech 2020***

The History of Ancient Greece

Release Date: 06/02/2020

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The History of Ancient Greece

In this episode, we discuss the years 411-410 BC of the Peloponnesian War, including the theshifting of the naval war to the Hellespont, the vigor that the Athenian democracy showed in carrying on the war effort against Sparta and Pharnabazos with victories at Cynossema and Cyzicus, the re-establishment of the radical democracy at Athens, and the transition from the historical account of Thucydides into that of Xenophon's Hellenica. Show Notes:   Intro by Megan Lewis of Digital Hammurabi Website: YouTube: Facebook: Twitter:  

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In this special guest episode, Marc DeSantis and I discuss his most recent book, "A Naval History of the Peloponnesian War: Ships, Men and Money in the War at Sea, 431-404 BC". In particular, we talk about the ship designs, naval combat, the financial burden of navies, and the overall war strategies of both sides.   Show Notes:    

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This episode features a presentation that Ben Jacobs (trained urban planner and host of the Wittenberg of Westphalia podcast) and Ryan Stitt (trained Ancient Greek and host of The History of Ancient Greece podcast) gave at Intelligent Speech 2020, a virtual conference for podcast producers and consumers. We discuss the form and function of cities in the ancient and early modern worlds. For the video of our conversion, follow this link:  

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This episode features the Ancient History Panel at Intelligent Speech 2020, a virtual conference for podcast producers and consumers. Participants included Ryan Stitt (The History of Ancient Greece podcast), Jamie Redfern (The History Of: Alexander and The History Of: Hannibal podcasts), Dominic Perry (The History of Egypt podcast), and Jenny Williamson and Genn McMenemy (Ancient History Fangirl). For the video of our conversion, follow this link:  

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Ryan Stitt - The History of Ancient Greece Podcast talks about his love of Greece and podcasting with Roifield Brown of Agora Podcast Network on the run-up to Intelligent Speech 2020. Video version: Intelligent Speech 2020 will take place online on June 27th 10 am to 6 pm Eastern time. The theme of this year‘s conference is, ‘Hidden Voices’. Book your ticket here:

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Ryan Stitt - The History of Ancient Greece Podcast talks about his love of Greece and podcasting with Roifield Brown of Agora Podcast Network on the run-up to Intelligent Speech 2020.

Video version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlyM6ZLncWM&t=30s

Intelligent Speech 2020 will take place online on June 27th 10 am to 6 pm Eastern time. The theme of this year‘s conference is, ‘Hidden Voices’. Book your ticket here: https://www.intelligentspeechconference.com