Blogger and iTunes

I just found out that the first few episodes of TAW are no longer showing up on iTunes, which is obviously an issue for new subscribers.  I’m working to address the issue, but in the meantime, if any listeners have any advice on making Blogger […]

Episode 20 – The House of Succession

In the mid-seventh century BC, Nubia and Assyria struggled for control over Egypt before the kingdom regained independence under the pharaoh Psamtik I.  King Gyges of Lydia drove the Cimmerians from western Anatolia and sent Greek mercenaries to reinforce the pharaoh’s armies.  Ashurbanipal spent decades […]

Episode 19 – The Destruction of Sennacherib

“The city and its houses, from its foundations to its walls, I destroyed, I devastated, I burned with fire.  The wall and outer wall, temple-tower of brick and earth, temples and gods, and many as there were, I razed and dumped into the Arahtu-Canal.  Through […]