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Topic: Ancient Politics

Ancient Politics explores the complex power dynamics, strategic maneuvering, and influential figures that shaped the political landscapes of ancient civilizations.

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The podcast episodes provided shed light on the pivotal roles played by individuals like Philip II of Macedon and Majorian in shaping the political trajectories of ancient Greece and the Western Roman Empire, respectively.

For instance, the episode 'Phillip II of Macedon' delves into how Philip laid the foundations for his son Alexander the Great's conquests by unifying the fractious Greek city-states, while the episode '175- Trying to Take It All Back' examines Majorian's attempts to reassert Imperial authority in the face of power struggles with figures like Ricimer.

These episodes highlight the intricate interplay of ambition, strategy, and shifting power dynamics that characterized ancient politics and shaped the course of history.

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