History on Fire

EPISODE 43 The Melian Dialogue (The Peloponnesian War and Morality in History)

2:12:06 | Jan 21st

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In the midst of The Peloponnesian War (431-401 BCE), the Athenians paid a visit to the inhabitants of the island of Melos and tried to make them an offer they couldn’t refuse. The dialogue that emerged from their negotiations is a classic in politica...Show More

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mochromaticFeb 26th

This is a really cool episode that highlights why it’s important to learn about history. Modern world issues are not as unique as I thought...