The Russian Empire History Podcast show

The Russian Empire History Podcast

Summary: The history of all the peoples of the Russian Empire. New episode every other Sunday.

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 Episode 1.06 Into the Kurgans Part 3 - Rediscovering the Scythians | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2249

In this last part of our look at archeological discoveries in steppe kurgans, we look at how finds from Ukraine to Mongolia were put together to rediscover the Scythians. You can support this show by donating via PayPal to

 Episode 1.05 The Bosporan Kingdom | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1737

This episode looks at the Greek colonies of the northern Black Sea coast, the Bosporan Kingdom.

 Episode 1.04 Into the Kurgans Part 2 - Sintashta | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2596

4000 years ago, an early Indo-Iranian culture emerged in the Southern Urals with important innovations and a trade network from the Black Sea to the Pacific.

 Episode 1.03 Into the Kurgans - Yamnaya | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1926

5000 years ago, nomadic steppe lifestyles began with the Yamnaya people, likely speakers of Proto-Indo-European, who left kurgan graves across the steppe.

 Episode 1.02 The Urheimat | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1667

Beginning a look at the Bronze Age steppe. What was Proto-Indo-European and why is it associated with the steppe?

 Episode 1.01 The Plain and the Steppe | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2105

This episode is an introduction to the geographical setting of Season 1, the East European Plain and the Great Steppe, its geography, climate, resources, and where some of the peoples that will play a key role in our story emerge.

 Introduction | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 485

This episode is a brief introduction to this podcast, its themes and plans.


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