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The Silk Road History Podcast
56 minutes | Jul 25, 2019
Episode 006 | Religions of the Silk Road: Manicheaism
In this episode, Nathan discusses one of the most unique and bizarre religions of world history, and perhaps the most emblematic of the great syncretism of the Silk Road: Manicheaism.
59 minutes | Feb 18, 2019
Episode 005 | The History of the Uyghurs Part III: Rising Nationalism, 1872-1934
In this episode, Nathan continues the story of the Uyghur people through the troubled early years of the 20th century, the crucible in which the Uyghur identity was forged. Follow The Hellenistic Age Podcast Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-103425037 iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hellenistic-age-podcast/id1377920930?mt=2 The Silk Road History Podcast iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-silk-road-history-podcast/id1381117186?mt=2 Website: http://thesilkroadhistorypodcast.com/ Twitter: @silkroadcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSilkRoadHistoryPodcast/
5 minutes | Dec 31, 2018
New Year's Announcement
The Silk Road History Podcast is returning this January!
55 minutes | Sep 2, 2018
Episode 004 | The History of the Uyghurs Part II: War & Conquest, 1600-1872
In this episode, Nathan continues the story of the Uyghur people, covering the Qing dynasty conquest of Xinjiang in the 1750s to the rise of Yaqub Beg in 1872.
71 minutes | Jul 2, 2018
Episode 003 | The History of the Uyghurs Part I: Origins
In this first of two parts, Nathan examines the fraught history of the Uyghurs, from their origins on the steppes of Mongolia, to the cosmopolitan Uyghur Kingdom of Qocho, to the 15th century, when the name "Uyghur" fades from history.
56 minutes | May 26, 2018
Episode 002 | The History of Silk
In this episode, Nathan explores the rich and tantalizing history of silk from the early years of sericulture in China to the lush brocades of Lyons.
38 minutes | May 5, 2018
Episode 001 | O Silk Roads, Where/What Art Thou? Notes on Geography
In this episode of the Silk Road History Podcast, Nathan gives a survey of the geography of the region and its critical importance to understanding the Silk Road.
15 minutes | May 5, 2018
Episode 000 | Introduction to the Silk Road History Podcast
In this episode of the Silk Road History Podcast, Nathan introduces the cast and talks a bit about what the Silk Road means to him.
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