026 – Recommendations

Recommendations from this week’s podcast:

Donald Kagan – historian and classicist at Yale University specialising in Ancient Greece.

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Kagan

Read two of his books in the off season

a biography of the ancient greece historian Thucydides - the man behind the written history of the Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens/

a biography of the ancient greece historian Thucydides – the man behind the written history of the Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens

 

co-edited by Kagan, the book looks at hoplites - the heavy armed soldiers of ancient greece

co-edited by Kagan, the book looks at hoplites – the heavy armed soldiers of ancient greece

 

Great doco on sharks made by the BBC.

Great doco on sharks made by the BBC.

More information:  www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02n7s0d

 

The life and times of Pablo Escobar

The life and times of Pablo Escobar

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcos

 

 

 

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