In this episode, we look at the life of historian Polybius, a mediocre explorer who nonetheless, by virtue of being in the right place at the right time, stood at a pivotal moment in the history of exploration, becoming responsible for uniting the exploratory traditions of the Eastern and Western Mediterranean, putting both at the service of the expanding Roman state. Go here for listener Derrick Adam's Sasquatch Itch Cream: www.sasquatchcream.com Go here if you would like to donate to the podcast: https://historyofexploration.net. . .
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