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The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

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Overview

Discover the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest beginnings through the Middle Ages.

Topics Covered:
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  • 01: Taking on the Other Side of History
  • 02: Being Paleolithic
  • 03: Living in Mesopotamia
  • 04: Being Egyptian
  • 05: Belonging to an Egyptian Family
  • 06: Practicing Egyptian Religion
  • 07: Being a Dead Egyptian
  • 08: Being an Egyptian Worker
  • 09: Being Minoan and Mycenaean
  • 10: Being Greek
  • 11: Growing Up Greek
  • 12: Being a Greek Slave
  • 13: Being a Greek Soldier or Sailor
  • 14: Being a Greek Woman
  • 15: Relaxing Greek Style
  • 16: Being a Greek Refugee
  • 17: Being a Sick or Disabled Greek
  • 18: Practicing Greek Religion
  • 19: Being an Old Greek
  • 20: Being a Dead Greek
  • 21: Being Persian
  • 22: Living in Hellenistic Egypt
  • 23: Being Roman
  • 24: Being a Roman Slave
  • 25: Being a Roman Soldier
  • 26: Being a Roman Woman
  • 27: Being a Poor Roman
  • 28: Being a Rich Roman
  • 29: Being a Roman Celebrity
  • 30: Being a Roman Criminal
  • 31: Relaxing Roman Style
  • 32: Practicing Roman Religion
  • 33: Being Jewish under Roman Rule
  • 34: Being Christian under Roman Rule
  • 35: Being a Celt in Ancient Britain
  • 36: Being a Roman Briton
  • 37: Being Anglo-Saxon
  • 38: Being a Viking Raider
  • 39: Living under Norman Rule
  • 40: Being Medieval
  • 41: Being Poor in the Middle Ages
  • 42: Being a Medieval Woman
  • 43: Being a Medieval Christian or Heretic
  • 44: Being a Medieval Knight
  • 45: Being a Crusader
  • 46: Being a Pilgrim
  • 47: Relaxing Medieval Style

Taught by

Robert Garland, Ph.D.

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