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Inka Engineering Symposium 5: Khipu & the Inka Empire
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Inka Engineering Symposium 5: Khipu & the Inka Empire

In Part 5 of Engineering the Inka Empire: A Symposium on Sustainability and Ancient Technologies, Gary Urton presents Engineering a World with Strings Attached: The Place of the Khipu in Building the Inka Empire. The knotted-string recording...
The rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire - Marian H Feldman
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The rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire - Marian H Feldman

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-assyrian-empire-marian-h-feldman Before the sun never set on the British Empire; before Genghis Khan swept...
The Roman Empire: Rise and Fall, A Short Introduction
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The Roman Empire: Rise and Fall, A Short Introduction

Learn all about the Roman Empire! This short introduction with Kelly Macquire discusses how the Roman Empire started, some of the key events and emperors, and how it eventually fell. The Roman Empire was the largest empire the ancient world...
Fall of The Roman Empire...in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12
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Fall of The Roman Empire...in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12

Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep...
The Elamite Empire
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The Elamite Empire

Elam was a region in the Near East corresponding to the modern-day provinces of Ilam and Khuzestan in southern Iran (though it also included part of modern-day southern Iraq) whose civilization spanned thousands of years from c. 3200 - c...
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Perils of Empire & Teutoburg Forest

Blending commentary from noted historians with footage created using the Total War: ROME II engine, this documentary short takes a close look at one of the most devastating defeats the Roman Empire ever faced. The Battle of the Teutoburg...
Ten Minute History - Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire
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Ten Minute History - Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire

This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers the situation in the Eastern Steppe and the inter-tribal warfare there which saw the ascendancy of the Mongols. Led by Genghis Khan they waged a series of wars which...
The Rise & Fall of History's First Empire - Soraya Field Fiorio
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The Rise & Fall of History's First Empire - Soraya Field Fiorio

Discover history’s first empire: Sumer, located in Mesopotamia, which built the world’s first cities and created the first writing system. History’s first empire rose out of a hot, dry landscape, without rainfall to nourish crops, without...
Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire
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Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire

This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers the turmoil in the Frankish Kingdom which led to the rise of Charles Martel who famously defeated the invading forces of the Umayyad Caliphate at the Battle of Tours...
The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 3: Empire of the Mind
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The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 3: Empire of the Mind

EPISODE 3: EMPIRE OF THE MIND The final segment describes how Athens, at the height of her glory, engaged in a suicidal conflict with her greatest rival, Sparta. Through the eyes of Socrates, Athens' first philosopher, viewers see the tragic...