Here's episode 15 of the podcast, where we let you peek your head round one of our classroom doors, here at History At Our House!
Why do we care about Mesopatamia? What's this thing out that's driving us to learn about them? In any culture or period, there's something interesting and mysterious which drives us into wanting to know more - the American Revolution makes us want to know about the European struggles that gave birth to it, the philosophy and plays left behind make us want to know more about how Greece was able to produce these works, the Pyramids make us wonder who on earth those Egyptians were and why they built them. And for Mesopotamia: it's the Persians, and in particular because when studying Greek history they seemingly come out of nowhere and decide to start smashing up the Greeks - but why? Who were they?
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