How Ancient Europeans Circumnavigated Africa, Explored Iceland, and Sent Goods all the Way to Japan

How Ancient Europeans Circumnavigated Africa, Explored Iceland, and Sent Goods all the Way to Japan

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What is the greatest extent of classical European reach, and how did they affect or influence the culture of the known world in that period?

In today's episode I answer this question—which was submitted by Karl, a listener from Norway. Greek and Roman civilization got much further afield than it had any right to. Forget about Alexander's Hellenistic Revolution reaching all the way to India in the fourth century BC. There's evidence of ancient fleets circumnavigating Africa, ... See More

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