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The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

Discover the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest beginnings through the Middle Ages. 

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48 Lectures

1
Image of Taking on the Other Side of History
Taking on the Other Side of History
0 of 31 min
2
Image of Being Paleolithic
Being Paleolithic
0 of 32 min
3
Image of Living in Mesopotamia
Living in Mesopotamia
0 of 30 min
4
Image of Being Egyptian
Being Egyptian
0 of 31 min
5
Image of Belonging to an Egyptian Family
Belonging to an Egyptian Family
0 of 31 min
6
Image of Practicing Egyptian Religion
Practicing Egyptian Religion
0 of 31 min
7
Image of Being a Dead Egyptian
Being a Dead Egyptian
0 of 29 min
8
Image of Being an Egyptian Worker
Being an Egyptian Worker
0 of 30 min
9
Image of Being Minoan and Mycenaean
Being Minoan and Mycenaean
0 of 32 min
10
Image of Being Greek
Being Greek
0 of 31 min
11
Image of Growing Up Greek
Growing Up Greek
0 of 30 min
12
Image of Being a Greek Slave
Being a Greek Slave
0 of 32 min
13
Image of Being a Greek Soldier or Sailor
Being a Greek Soldier or Sailor
0 of 29 min
14
Image of Being a Greek Woman
Being a Greek Woman
0 of 30 min
15
Image of Relaxing Greek Style
Relaxing Greek Style
0 of 29 min
16
Image of Being a Greek Refugee
Being a Greek Refugee
0 of 30 min
17
Image of Being a Sick or Disabled Greek
Being a Sick or Disabled Greek
0 of 31 min
18
Image of Practicing Greek Religion
Practicing Greek Religion
0 of 22 min
19
Image of Being an Old Greek
Being an Old Greek
0 of 29 min
20
Image of Being a Dead Greek
Being a Dead Greek
0 of 30 min
21
Image of Being Persian
Being Persian
0 of 32 min
22
Image of Living in Hellenistic Egypt
Living in Hellenistic Egypt
0 of 32 min
23
Image of Being Roman
Being Roman
0 of 29 min
24
Image of Being a Roman Slave
Being a Roman Slave
0 of 30 min
25
Image of Being a Roman Soldier
Being a Roman Soldier
0 of 30 min
26
Image of Being a Roman Woman
Being a Roman Woman
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Being a Poor Roman
Being a Poor Roman
0 of 29 min
28
Image of Being a Rich Roman
Being a Rich Roman
0 of 27 min
29
Image of Being a Roman Celebrity
Being a Roman Celebrity
0 of 29 min
30
Image of Being a Roman Criminal
Being a Roman Criminal
0 of 29 min
31
Image of Relaxing Roman Style
Relaxing Roman Style
0 of 29 min
32
Image of Practicing Roman Religion
Practicing Roman Religion
0 of 30 min
33
Image of Being Jewish under Roman Rule
Being Jewish under Roman Rule
0 of 30 min
34
Image of Being Christian under Roman Rule
Being Christian under Roman Rule
0 of 28 min
35
Image of Being a Celt in Ancient Britain
Being a Celt in Ancient Britain
0 of 30 min
36
Image of Being a Roman Briton
Being a Roman Briton
0 of 28 min
37
Image of Being Anglo-Saxon
Being Anglo-Saxon
0 of 30 min
38
Image of Being a Viking Raider
Being a Viking Raider
0 of 30 min
39
Image of Living under Norman Rule
Living under Norman Rule
0 of 30 min
40
Image of Being Medieval
Being Medieval
0 of 29 min
41
Image of Being Poor in the Middle Ages
Being Poor in the Middle Ages
0 of 29 min
42
Image of Being a Medieval Woman
Being a Medieval Woman
0 of 28 min
43
Image of Being a Medieval Christian or Heretic
Being a Medieval Christian or Heretic
0 of 29 min
44
Image of Being a Medieval Knight
Being a Medieval Knight
0 of 28 min
45
Image of Being a Crusader
Being a Crusader
0 of 29 min
46
Image of Being a Pilgrim
Being a Pilgrim
0 of 28 min
47
Image of Relaxing Medieval Style
Relaxing Medieval Style
0 of 32 min
48
Image of Daily Life Matters
Daily Life Matters
0 of 35 min

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September 11, 2018

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l********m
August 25, 2018
I highly recommend this series. Professor Garland is a great lecturer and I enjoyed the series very much.

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July 18, 2018

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