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Cambridge For Kids Ancient History Podcasts

Designed for home learning and aimed at children and young adults who are looking to further their knowledge in all things Ancient History and Science.

Introduction to the Egyptians - The Age of The Egyptians: Episode 1

April 6th, 2020

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Welcome to The Age of the Egyptians podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This first episode is an Introduction to the Egyptians. Who were they? How long ago did they live? Hopefully in the next 10 episodes, all your questions will be answered and will give you a good understanding of this fascinating ancient civilization. 

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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Introduction to The Ancient Greeks - The Ancient Greeks: Episode 1

April 6th, 2020

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Welcome to The Ancient Greeks podcast Series by Cambridge For Kids. This episode is an Introduction to The Ancient Greeks. Packed full of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific achievements that formed a lasting legacy. 

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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Introduction to the Romans - The Rise of The Roman Empire: Episode 1

April 7th, 2020

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Welcome to The Rise of The Roman Empire podcast Series by Cambridge For Kids. This episode is an Introduction to the Romans. The mighty Roman Empire's rise and fall, its culture, economy and famous leaders, and how it laid the foundations of the modern world, will all be revealed in this epic series.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon - The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Episode 1

April 7th, 2020

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Welcome to The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World podcast Series by Cambridge For Kids. This first episode details The Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were marvels of architecture, human ingenuity, and engineering on a scale that even the greatest minds today would struggle to reproduce. How did the ancients manage such a feat? Let's find out.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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Evolution and Origins of Life - When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth: Episode 1

April 7th, 2020

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When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth podcast Series by Cambridge For Kids. This biting series details one of the most interesting creatures to roam the earth, millions and millions of years ago, the dinosaurs. This first episode details Evolution and Origins of Life. In this episode, we will go back in time to the very start of life on earth, as we look at how life started. 

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Nile River - The Age of The Egyptians: Episode 2

April 8th, 2020

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Welcome to The Age of the Egyptians podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This second episode looks at The Nile River. Egyptian civilization developed along the Nile River in large part because the river's annual flooding ensured reliable, rich soil for growing crops. The Nile supported and allowed life to thrive in the grueling climate.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Olympic Games - The Ancient Greeks: Episode 2

April 8th, 2020

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 Welcome to The Ancient Greeks podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This second episode looks at The Olympic Games. The Ancient Greeks loved competition of all sorts. Each year, the various city-states of Greece sent athletes to festivals of games, which were held to honor Zeus The Thunderer.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Roman Conquest and Expansion - The Rise of The Roman Empire: Episode 2

April 9th, 2020

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Welcome to The Rise of The Roman Empire podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This second episode looks at The Roman Conquest and Expansion. The Romans had to fight countless wars to defend their growing territory and to conquer new lands. Along the way, Rome itself changed from a small town into a bustling city.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Colossus of Rhodes - The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Episode 2

April 10th, 2020

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Welcome to The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This second episode looks at The Colossus of Rhodes. The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the most ambitious and tallest statue of the Hellenistic period. It represented the god Helios, and was built to thank the gods for the victory over the fierce warmongers, the Macedonians.

Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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The Dinosaurs - When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth: Episode 2

April 10th, 2020

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Welcome to When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth podcast series by Cambridge For Kids. This second episode looks at The Dinosaurs. The dinosaurs were among the most successful animals ever to live on the Earth. Their reign lasted over 100 million years. 65 million years ago a city-sized asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs and three-quarters of all life on Earth.

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Written and Narrated by Cambridge University Archaeologist: Matthew John Brooks

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