The History of Exploration

By Guillaume Lamothe

On Going since Mar 2016 • Updated monthly

A podcast detailing the history of exploration from the early classical explorers to modern times.

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  Direct Link   Download 51 Minutes 05 Jun 2016

In this episode, I introduce Nearchus' early life and voyage with Alexander's troops into India, and look at the various exchanges which took place between the Meditteranean world and the Indian subcontinent as a result of Alexander's military forays. The episode ends with Alexander agreeing to his troops' demands to return to Macedon, and his appointment of Nearchus as admiral to lead a fleet down the Indian ocean and back into Mesopotamia.. . .