The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

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Video

Jan van der Crabben
by CrashCourse
published on 18 February 2015

In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John explains two of the great powers of the ancient world, all WITHOUT the use of footage from 300.

Resources:

The Histories of Herodotus: http://dft.ba/-herodotus

Plato: http://dft.ba/-plato

Plays of Aristophanes: http://dft.ba/-aristophanes

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CrashCourse. (2015, February 18). The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/562/the-persians--greeks-crash-course-world-history-5/

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