The Maritime History Podcast

We'll witness the expansion of Sumer from a scattered farming society into the world’s first true civilization and see how society became less egalitarian with the emergence of a ruling class. Then, surplus grain and the ambitions of the rulers combined to spur on long distance trade that reached south into the Persian Gulf and beyond.

Direct download: 002_-_Surplus_Food_Big_Buildings_and_Power_Hungry_Lugals.mp3
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