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Korea Stands Up to Cao Wei & Who Exactly Were the Sassanids? | 241AD-250AD

One of the Korean Three Kingdoms stands up to Cao Wei, and we take a much closer look as to who the Sassanids were as a civilization.



In our newest installation of A.D. History, we take our first look at the Korean Peninsula during antiquity. Specifically with one of it’s own Three Kingdoms kicking up the dust against the standout of all of China’s Three Kingdoms – Cao Wei.

For our second segment, Paul takes a foray into exactly who the Sassanid Persians were. As a power that will exist for the next four centuries during our show, it is well due to better understand who they were, how they operated, and how they lived. While it is not easy for modern scholars to answer these very specific questions, we take our best stab to get under the surface of their civilization.

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The A.D. History Podcast explores the last two thousand years of world history in an innovative new way. Join hosts Paul K. DiCostanzo and Patrick Foote as they examine the past two millennia, beginning in 1 AD, and progressing forward ten years every episode until they reach the modern day. Within each ten-year installment, Paul and Patrick aim to share incredibly important, but often overlooked fascinating historic events and figures from around the world in prospective fashion; attempting to see history through the eyes and in the world of those who lived it. By identifying these sometimes lesser known - but in no way less significant aspects of history - the A.D. History Podcast endeavors to take these many disparate threads and weave a fuller, richer tapestry of true world history from 1AD to HD.