History At Our House: Ancient History



The History At Our House blog, providing samples of Mr Powell's unique approach to teaching history.


  • Nobody expects the Macedonian Expedition

    16/10/2012 Duration: 05min
  • One Greek practice in the many

    09/10/2012 Duration: 06min
  • What did the Athenians ever do for us?

    24/09/2012 Duration: 09min
  • "Doesn't play well with others" - Sparta spurns Athens

    18/09/2012 Duration: 10min
  • The Greco-Persian wars: a rag-tag group of rebels vs the Empire

    28/08/2012 Duration: 07min
  • The destructive tensions in a society of slaveholders

    21/08/2012 Duration: 06min
  • Athens: A terrible place to build a monarchy

    15/08/2012 Duration: 07min
  • The Ancient and Spartan ideology of Communism

    06/08/2012 Duration: 07min
  • The Peculiarly Greek Olympics

    31/07/2012 Duration: 07min
  • The Limits of the Persian Empire

    23/07/2012 Duration: 06min
  • The Persians as the Pyramids of Mesopotamia

    16/07/2012 Duration: 05min
  • The Persian Parallel

    10/07/2012 Duration: 06min
  • The Religion of the King vs the Religion of the People

    03/07/2012 Duration: 09min
  • The Questionable Notoriety of Nebuchadnezzar II

    25/06/2012 Duration: 08min
  • Socrates vs the Mob

    18/06/2012 Duration: 08min
  • Justice and the Trial of Socrates

    11/06/2012 Duration: 07min
  • The Code of Hammurabi

    05/06/2012 Duration: 06min
  • The Nomads - and a Dark Age in Mesopotamian History

    28/05/2012 Duration: 06min
  • The Mesopotamian Historical Record Begins

    21/05/2012 Duration: 06min