Dan Davis History narrates: “The people of the Sintashta culture were Bronze Age chariot warriors of the Northern steppes. A people who changed the world. Highly patriarchal and warlike, they were also bronze workers who built huge fortified settlements like Arkaim east of the Ural mountains. They invented the chariot and bred the best horses […]
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Kingdom of Armenia – Between Rome & Parthia
“Kings and Generals historical animated documentary series on the history of Ancient civilizations and Middle East continues with a video on the Kingdom of Armenia, as we look as how this state survived between the two giants of the era – Rome and Parthia and then Byzantine and Sassanian Empires, creating a unique civilization.”
Who Made Scottish People? …The Scots
The Scotland History Tours channel on Youtube features an interesting narrative documentary on the making of the Scottish people: “The Scottish nation are an mix of many peoples. Scottish history tour guide, Bruce Fummey looks at some of the peoples who made Scotland: The Picts, the Britons, the Angles, the Vikings and in this episode… […]
How was England formed?
Knowledgia has an interesting video on the formation of medieval England in the wake of the dissolution of the former Roman Empire.
Blonde Mummies, Tocharians and Indo-Europeans of China
Survive the Jive has an interesting video on “Blond Mummies, Tocharians and Indo-Europeans of China” about the Indo-European presence in present-day Xinjiang of western China: “Archaeological discovery of mummies in the Taklamakan desert of Western China dating back 4,000 years has captivated the imaginations of researchers, who were surprised to discover that they were caucasians […]
The duties of a Christian Patriot
Francis Scott Key, the author of “The Star Spangled Banner,” on the duties of the Christian patriot: “The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His word in his greatest darkness ‘a lantern to his feet and […]
Evolution of the Indo-European Languages
This is interesting. “The Kings and Generals animated historical documentary series on the ancient civilizations continues with a video on the evolution of the Indo-European Languages, as we give a summary of how this language family formed and how the languages belonging to each are still connected to each other.”
How to Build the Perfect Castle
“This is Epic History TV’s guide to building the perfect castle, based on the development of European medieval castles over 400 years of history. We trace the origins of the castle in the feudal system that emerged in France c.900 CE, and look at the early motte-and-bailey castle, used by the Normans to subjugate England […]
The twin perils of overreach and neglect.
In the Western world, and the United States of America, one can garner the sentiment that what David Polansky tenders above is profoundly true. One of the sad realities of the western world is much of it as devolved into a Panopticon Police State. This police state is acclimated to an “information overload” where it’s […]