Buddhism's arrival in China forever changes Chinese culture, and Halley's Comet playing a unique role in the First Jewish-Roman War.
Boudicca's resistance against Rome remains British legend. Yet the Aeolipile - the first steam engine 2,000 years ago - remains obscure.
In today’s A.D. History Podcast, we probe what historians know about the historical Jesus. As well as learn the origins of the Kushan Empire.
In episode 2, 11AD - 20AD, Paul and Patrick explore the Xin Dynasty of Wang Mang, the death of Augustus, and end of the Roman Republic.
The world baby Jesus was born into was more turbulent than we realize, and Wang Mang’s rise in the Han Dynasty would make Machiavelli proud.