Archive for the 'middle east' Category

STOP, in the name of love, as we take a look at some of history's host of heroic homosexuals to celebrate Pride season. Tom kicks us off with a look at the Theban Sacred Band, the ...

Ey up, it's Northern week on That Was Genius! This week we're discussing all things North of the Border. Sam discovers what the Ancient Greek's thought lay beyond the grumpy horse ...

Artifact's is this week's topic. Sam discusses the Shang Oracle Bones - a priceless gateway to a lost civilization that was almost eaten out of existence. Meanwhile Tom looks at th...

Journeys is the topic this episode, which features Mansa Musa - the man so rich he ruined the economy of the Middle East by going on holiday there - a stroke of marketing genius by...